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MONTREAL—For Hydro-Quebec, the bitcoin boom may be too much of a good thing. Canada's biggest electric utility has been inundated with requests to supply electricity to cryptocurrency miners eager to set up shop in Quebec — more than it can deliver. Chief executive officer Eric Martel has “received ...
Canada's biggest electric utility has been inundated with requests to supply electricity to cryptocurrency miners eager to set up shop in Quebec — more than it can deliver. Chief executive officer Eric Martel has “received hundreds of applications” from such ventures in the past few weeks, which would need ...

There's a new problem for the multi-billion-dollar contract announced by Hydro-Quebec last week with Massachusetts. Hydro-Quebec had signed a 20-year deal to provide the U.S. state with hydroelectricity, but on Thursday, a Site Evaluation Committee in New Hampshire voted to deny a permit to build the ...
The 20-year proposal was to be the biggest export contract in Hydro-Quebec's history, and would generate up to $500 million in annual revenues for the ... Hydro-Quebec's U.S. partner, Eversource, said in a new release it was "shocked and outraged" by the New Hampshire regulators' decision and ...
But a key procedural point for Northern Pass transcends the typical land-use complaints. The proposal was a joint production of Canadian utility Hydro-Quebec and U.S. company Eversource Energy. Meanwhile, the committee deciding among the dozens of proposals included the state's three distribution ...
Hydro-Quebec has been awarded a major export contract for electricity — the largest in its history — after Massachusetts approved the Northern Pass project, the Canadian Press reports. The contract is good for 20 years; is expected to generate up to $500 million in annual revenue for Hydro-Quebec; and ...

The 20-year contract is expected to be signed in March and could generate up to $500 million in revenues for Hydro-Quebec per year. In 2017, Hydro-Quebec's exports represented $803 million of its $2.86-billion profit. The project still needs to be approved by New Hampshire as well as by Canada's ...
The long-anticipated decision hands lucrative long-term power deals to project developer Eversource and to Hydro-Quebec, its partner in the $1.6 billion project. The negotiated contracts must be approved by the Department of Public Utilities. Eversource in 2017 submitted two bids in the Massachusetts ...
Vancouver, B.C. / TheNewswire / January 17, 2018 – MYM Nutraceuticals Inc. , (CSE: MYM ) (“ MYM ”) is pleased to announce that Hydro-Quebec extends preferential electricity rates for cannabis prod ucers giving them an advantage of other provinces and making Quebec a very desired place to do business.
Hydro-Quebec is in a unique position to court bitcoin miners. As Canada's largest utility provider, the company is offering techies special deals to move data-centers or mining operations into the Great White North. The utility giant is offering electricity costs of $0.0248 per kWh to data centers, and $0.0394 ...
At least that's how David Vincent, business development director at electric utility Hydro Quebec, describes the results of a campaign launched in 2016 to lure the likes of Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft to build their data centers in the Canadian province. The sales pitch was simple: the province offers ...
MONTREAL — The freezing drizzle had already been falling for four days when Normand Chaput left his home in St-Hyacinthe, Que., on Jan. 9, 1998. Throughout the inclement weather, the Hydro-Quebec line worker had begun each day counting how many utility poles had fallen the previous night.
Despite some difficult moments — including a nerve-racking time when there was only one power line feeding all of downtown Montreal — Flanagan credits the “exceptional leadership” of then-premier Lucien Bouchard and former Hydro-Quebec president Andre Caille for averting a much larger ...
"We are taking every step possible to prepare for that," said Hutt. Nova Scotia Power said crews, including some from Hydro Quebec, will be in Nova Scotia by Thursday. The power utility said it will have more than 1,000 people dedicated to storm response. This includes front-line crews, damage assessors, ...
As temperatures have gone downward, some Montrealers have expressed worry that their heating bills will head in the opposite direction. Anna Vorias, a St-Laurent borough resident, recently ran the numbers for what she can expect to pay Hydro-Quebec for heating. “I did a rough calculation and they're ...
Hydro Quebec offers some of the lowest electricity rates in North America. The utility says the province has an energy surplus equivalent to 100 terawatt hours over 10 years. A single terawatt hour powers 60,000 homes in Quebec during a year. “We have the energy available,” Eric Filion, customer ...
A blackout left thousands of Hydro-Quebec clients in the downtown area in the dark on Friday afternoon. The courthouse and city hall ... outages in that area as well. Electricity has since been restored -- but Hydro-Quebec warns there could be more outages this evening as they work is correct the issue.

The Churchill Falls power development in central Labrador, is pictured under construction which was completed in late 1971. The Supreme Court of Canada says it will review the 1969 Churchill Falls energy deal that has been highly profitable for Hydro-Quebec but much less so for Newfoundland and ...
Hydro-Quebec, which purchased the land in July, has begun an archeological survey to search for remnants of the so-called “fever sheds” as ...
In case you haven't noticed or you've been in denial for the last few weeks, the weather has been pretty horrible in Montreal and in Quebec.
The speakers said the tribe has not gotten compensation from Hydro-Quebec nor was it consulted about the dams and is suing the power giant.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Hydro-Quebec announced Monday they will explore possible ...
MONTREAL -- Hydro-Quebec says it is restoring power after a human error led to more than a quarter of a million clients in Montreal being ...
Hydro-Quebec says it is restoring power after a human error led to more than a quarter of a million clients in Montreal being deprived of ...
A relaxing lakefront cottage has become a powerful source of stress for an Ottawa woman who Hydro-Quebec is charging $5,300 to cover what ...
Hydro Quebec blames her old analog meter for the large bills. The electricity company said technicians were unable to access the meter so her ...
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Supreme Court of Canada will be asked Tuesday to reopen a notoriously lopsided 1969 deal that has so far generated more than $27.5 billion for Hydro-Quebec, versus about $2 billion for Newfoundland and Labrador. Lawyer Doug Mitchell will argue the contract for the Churchill ...
A group of Quebecers has asked the courts for permission to proceed with a class-action lawsuit against Hydro Quebec. The Switched On ...
A group representing Hydro Quebec customers is seeking the green light to go ahead with a class-action lawsuit against the utility company ...
“At Hydro-Quebec, research and technological innovation are at the heart of our business and growth strategy. With this new gift, we deepen ...
Many Aboriginal communities in Quebec live in areas with hydroelectric installations. Hydro-Quebec's liaison teams are made up of employees ...
Protesters at a rally to save a river in Quebec cheered when they learned crown corporation Hydro Quebec is not planning on building a dam ...
Hydro-Quebec has got the last green light that it needed to be able to go forward with its proposed high-voltage power line in the Laurentians.
Hydro-Quebec is “shocked,” “outraged” and “offended,” according to spokeswoman Lynn St-Laurent (Monitor Forum, Aug. 11) at Laura ...
When it comes to helping big hydro generators, Governor Charlie Baker accomplished something that eluded his predecessor.
Hydro-Quebec's exports displace fossil fuel power generation in markets outside Quebec, thereby extending the benefits of its clean energy to ...
TORONTO – Ontario is negotiating a possible agreement to buy electricity from Quebec, but the government is disputing a published report that ...
The cutting of the trees was not a council decision. Hydro Quebec was concerned that the trees were too close to power lines or that they could ...
Sara Burns, president and CEO of Central Maine Power Co., stands in the company's energy control center in Augusta. Burns announced today ...
Quebecers are being warned not to fall for a texting fraud involving Hydro Quebec. Phishing text messages purporting to be from the public ...
In 2014 the Professional Association of Hydro-Quebec Senior Level Officials filed a similar petition with regard to Hydro-Quebec's first-level managers. The tribunal was asked to rule on whether the code's exclusion of managers infringed the freedom of ...
Sununu was asked several questions about Northern Pass, the proposed 192-mile transmission line from Canada to Deerfield, for 1,090 megawatts of power from Hydro-Quebec plants into the state and New England. On the campaign trail in 2016, he was ...
Societe Hydro-Canyon Saint-Joachim Inc. was awarded a long-term power purchase agreement for the project by Hydro-Quebec under the PAE 2009-01 program.
In the past week, there have been several questions raised about the cost of the Northern Pass project and who is poised to pick up the cost once it's completed.
More than 50,000 Hydro Quebec clients were without power early this morning, mostly in the Quebec City area. Most flights at Trudeau airport are cancelled or delayed.
Hydro Quebec denies that it granted a half-billion dollar concession to its American partners to bury a 100 km stretch of high-tension line through the White Mountains, after New Hampshire residents complained that giant aerial towers would desecrate ...
Upon completion, the wind farm is expected to generate enough power for approximately 27,000 Quebec homes annually, according to power use statistics from Hydro-Quebec. The project is utilizing 46 Siemens innovative 3.2-megawatt direct drive wind ...
Upon completion, the wind farm is expected to generate enough power for approximately 27,000 Quebec homes annually, according to power use statistics from Hydro-Quebec. The project is utilizing 46 Siemens innovative 3.2-megawatt direct drive wind ...
Linemen from Hydro Quebec and K-Line Construction, a privately contracted power, telecommunications and construction company, were into their fifth day of resetting broken utility poles and re-rigging wire.
Eversource insisted Thursday that all is well with its Northern Pass partner Hydro-Quebec, despite a statement from the hydroelectric giant that it "will not pay a penny to bury the line in the United States.


 

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