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SaskPower Team Helps Feathered Friends Find a New Home

Shout out to the SaskPower team near Swift Current that took the time to relocate a Ferruginous Hawk nest off a live power line and onto a newly installed pole-nest platform. In doing so, they’ve reduced the risk of harm to the hawks and reduced the risk of an outage or pole fire. We’ve been […]

BD3 Status Update: January 2017

The CCS facility at Boundary Dam Power Station performed well in January, successfully capturing just over 63,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide. Since start-up, the CCS facility has captured and prevented over 1.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from going into the atmosphere. The facility was in operation 88 per cent of the month, and went […]

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5 Questions with Diane Avery on Why You Should Think About Going Paperless

You probably get a lot of stuff in the mail. Bills, flyers, coupons—the clutter can add up fast. But with SaskPower, you have options for greater convenience! We sat down with Diane Avery, Vice-President of Customer Services, to learn more about why you should consider going paperless with your SaskPower bill. Why should I sign […]

5 Questions with Diane Avery about the Upcoming Change to Walk-in Service

On June 1, 2017 we’re shifting to make better use of our resources and closing cash counters in North Battleford, Regina, Saskatoon and Yorkton. We sat down with Diane Avery, Vice-President of Customer Services to learn more about this change and how it affects our customers.   Why is SaskPower closing offices in North Battleford, […]

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Investing in Saskatchewan in 2016: A Year in Review

We’re working hard to renew and grow our province’s electrical system. In 2016, we made significant investments across multiple areas throughout Saskatchewan to meet growth and improve power reliability. Melfort and Hudson Bay area Area covered: Melfort, Hudson Bay, Tisdale, Weldon, Naicam, Pathlow and surrounding areas. $3.5 million invested. 66 new connection or reconstruction requests as […]

BD3 Status Update: December 2016

In December, the carbon capture process at Boundary Dam Power Station captured 58,569 tonnes of carbon dioxide. This completes the year with 792,533 tonnes captured in 2016 and 1,332,200 million tonnes captured and prevented from entering the atmosphere since operations began in October 2014. That’s the equivalent greenhouse gas emissions from more than 330,000 vehicles. […]

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A Word from the President on Smart Meters and Carbon Capture and Storage

You may have heard many things about SaskPower projects recently and I wanted to take this opportunity to clarify some of the details and what you can expect from your power utility. Carbon capture and storage (CCS) We are proud to lead the way on this technology that allows us to keep producing affordable coal […]

Opportunity Begins with Friendly Competition

Black Lake friends Raymond MacDonald and Tommy Sayazie were always competing with each other in school, or as they call it, “pushing each other to be their best”. But when they grew up, Tommy and Raymond found themselves facing an entirely new challenge, one that many workers in the remote parts of our province know […]

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BD3 Status Update: November 2016

In November, the CCS process at Boundary Dam Power Station underwent maintenance for six days.  In mid-November, we also experienced a compressor electrical failure in the power unit, which took it offline for several days. These two items had an overall impact on our monthly capture totals. Through the process, we were able to capture […]

2016 United Way Campaign Comes to a Close

In a year where many individuals and families in Saskatchewan are feeling the pinch, the work the United Way does around the province is needed more than ever. In true SaskPower fashion, our employees powered ahead and raising $304, 057 including a corporate pledge to match employee donations dollar for dollar. “We have amazing employees […]

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