Volume 1, Issue 1
Bipole III in service this summer
Travelling almost 900 miles through tundra, swamp and forest, after five years of construction our Bipole III transmission project is nearing the finish line. Increasing our service capacity After testing, commissioning and a trial operation period as Bipole III integrates into our system, it will add 2,000 megawatts to our high-voltage, direct current (HVDC) transmission capacity.
Green energy in your backyard
Wind turbines and solar panels are marvels of modern energy technology. They’re icons of “green” energy, coating the landscapes in an eerie beauty as they work to harness the power of the natural world. When you think of renewable energy and how it can fit into your energy mix, you likely think of the examples above.
Manitoba Hydro employees take community to heart
With over 1,300 volunteer hours last year, our employees give time and effort to more than just their work. Our Community Giving Program - a recognition of our employees’ dedication to their communities - saw some stellar results in 2017. Our employees put their money where their mouths are, committing to donate over $678,000 to a variety of registered charities in 2018 via payroll deduction.
NAFTA working well for the electricity sector
The ongoing renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is focusing attention on a great many facets of cross-border trade between the United States and Canada. So, where does electricity fit in? Free-trade benefits electricity consumers Electricity is a NAFTA success story illustrating the value of tariff and duty-free trade for consumers.