The first unit at the Keeyask Generating Station went into commercial service this past week, adding another source of clean, renewable electricity to Manitoba Hydro’s energy supply.
Manitoba Hydro announced that the reorganization of its subsidiary Manitoba Hydro International (MHI). The reorganization follows an independent review of MHI operations and helps ensure the subsidiary’s business aligns with Strategy 2040, Manitoba Hydro’s long-term strategic plan – developed to enhance the focus on the utility’s core business of delivering clean, affordable and reliable energy to Manitobans.
With abundant green, clean, renewable hydropower, Manitoba is poised to lead the country under proposed federal legislation to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as part of the fight against climate change.
In light of ongoing media speculation regarding the future of Manitoba Hydro International, Manitoba Hydro reiterated that no decisions have been taken regarding the future of its wholly owned subsidiary.
Manitoba Hydro released its annual report showing a total consolidated net income of $99 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, $22 million below the budgeted net income of $121 million, and also down $22 million from the previous year’s net income.
After 60 years of operation and with abundant renewable hydro-electric power, Manitoba Hydro’s thermal Selkirk Generating Station is being taken out of service.
Aggressive scammers continue to target Manitoba Hydro customers throughout the province, threatening to shut off their power unless immediate payment is made.
Starting 8pm on December 5, a transformer, weighing about 179,000 kilograms (almost 200 tons), will travel a carefully planned route from Winnipeg to Manitoba Hydro’s Riel Converter Station east of the city.
Manitoba Infrastructure’s Hydrologic Forecast Centre reports the impacts of the mid-October severe weather event are diminishing, but flood warnings and high water advisories remain in place for some areas of the province.