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SaskPower Warning Residents and Business Owners About Scammers

April 18, 2018

SaskPower has been seeing a significant increase in fraudulent activity in the province. Scammers pretending to represent SaskPower have been known to call, email and even physically visit businesses. The scammers claim that unless the resident or business submit payment on the spot, their power would be disconnected immediately. Scammers have also been known to […]

Construction Starts on Downtown Moose Jaw Streetlight Project

April 12, 2018

Starting Monday, SaskPower crews will begin work to replace light standards on Main Street in downtown Moose Jaw. “We know how important reliable streetlights are for local businesses, residents, and the entire community,” said SaskPower President and CEO Mike Marsh. “SaskPower has been working together with the City of Moose Jaw on this project for […]

SaskPower Carbon Capture and Storage Surpasses Two Million Tonne Mark

March 12, 2018

Captured carbon dioxide equivalent to 500,000 vehicles Since operations began in October 2014, the carbon capture and storage (CCS) process at SaskPower’s Boundary Dam Power Station has prevented a total of more than two million tonnes of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere. “With this milestone, the people of Saskatchewan can be proud that we […]

Chinook Power Station Passes Halfway Mark

January 18, 2018

Work on Saskatchewan’s next natural-gas fired power station is on time, on-budget, and now more than 50 per cent complete. The 350 megawatt (MW) Chinook Power Station near Swift Current is expected to come online in late 2019. “It’s exciting to see this project really start to take shape. In fact, people living in the […]

SaskPower Welcomes New Tenant at Carbon Capture Test Facility in Estevan

January 9, 2018

Shell Cansolv (Cansolv Technologies Inc.) is set to use SaskPower’s carbon capture test facility over the coming year to further explore existing and new chemistry at the core of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. Insights gained from the research will be used to enhance Cansolv’s technologies and inform future projects. The widespread use of […]

Saskatchewan Breaks Power Use Record During Holiday Cold Snap

January 2, 2018

Saskatchewan set a new power demand record during the extreme cold snap over the holidays. At 5:42 p.m. on December 29, 2017, the total system load reached 3,792 megawatts (MW). The increase of 45 MW over the previous demand record is equivalent to the electricity required to power 45,000 homes. “We continue to see these […]