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NL HYDRO THINKS ITS READY TO BUILD AGAIN

Williams’ public policy and private sector experience is limited; her former employer, Newfoundland Power, is a “regulated” entity. As such, it is not exposed to competition. When profit is effectively “awarded” by the PUB, “risk” is not a word that gets much exercise. Construction outcomes especially suffer within the paradigm of OPM (other people’s money).  

POWER PLANT A CENTERPIECE OF CORRUPT GOVERNANCE

“The Provincial Government, through NLH (Hydro), has investigated the long-term options to address Holyrood emissions and decided to replace Holyrood generation with electricity from the Lower Churchill through a transmission link to the Island”.

DISPELLING LIES AND HALF-TRUTHS ABOUT HOLYROOD POWER AND RAISING QUESTIONS ABOUT NEXT BLACK-OUT

On March 31, NL Hydro provided the Public Utilities Board with a consultant report assessing the Holyrood plant with a focus on continuing to use it for potentially decades more as a backup facility in the event of a major loss of power to the Island grid.  The report considers just one of several options being considered in a major Reliability Assessment hearing before the PUB started in 2018 and seems as though it may never conclude.

NOTE TO HYDRO CEO: THOSE “GROWING PAINS” MIGHT BE YOURS

The new Hydro President, Jennifer Williams, is either threading very softly with a Furey Government afraid of taking decisions or has already succumbed to Nalcor’s long...

#DARKNL WAS BAD. A NEW REPORT ON LIL WILL LEAVE YOU COLDER.

 The recent release by the PUB of the second Haldar Associates Report represents a timely and sobering analysis of the findings of its investigation into, among...

NALCOR GONE IN NAME ONLY

Guest Post by PlanetNLPlanetNL40: Nalcor Gone in Name Only Misrepresentation of Fact Still A Problem After the Commission of Inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project, ratepayers...

HOW GOVERNMENT HAS GOUGED RATEPAYERS FOR 30 YEARS

Guest Post by PlanetNL PlanetNL26: Exposing Hydro’s Rural Deficit Account - Part 1 Very few Newfoundland Power (NP) customers know they will overpay their true cost of electricity...

TIME TO END RATEPAYER SUBSIDY OF POWER TO ISOLATED TOWNS?

Guest Post by PlanetNL PlanetNL27: End Ratepayer Funding of Hydro’s Rural Deficit Account Part 1 of this 2-part post exposed NL Hydro’s Rural Deficit account and the trail...