The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Confidence Builder #nlpoli

The public utilities board asked Liberty Consulting to review Hydro’s decisions in 11 projects. Hydro is looking for a rate increase.  The board wanted to make sure the increase was justified. Of the 11 projects, the consultant found: “Liberty found Hydro’s decisions and actions imprudent in seven of the eleven specific projects or programs set ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Public hearing into secrecy request #nlpoli

It’s not just that the Muskrat Falls project is a bad idea;  the process by which the current provincial administration is forcing it through stinks as well. If you want to see the problem take a look at the way the provincial government handled the public utilities board – it had no legal authority to ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Electricity regulator balks at judgment on Muskrat project #nlpoli #nlpoli

From the report by the public utilities board on Muskrat Falls: The Board concludes that the information provided by Nalcor in the review is not detailed, complete or current enough to determine whether the Interconnected Option represents the least-cost option for the supply of power to Island Interconnected customers over the period of 2011-2067, as ...

The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Nova Scotia would get Churchill Falls power for free #nlpoli

If you’ve been following the ongoing Muskrat Falls saga, you will recall that energy analyst Tom Adams raised some questions a couple of months ago about whether or not Muskrat Falls could actually produce the power Nalcor and the provincial government claimed. The problem basically came down to this:  January through to March is when ...