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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]