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The hydropower project would include a pedestrian walkway and produce electricity for 2,400 to 3,500 homes.

Saskatoon Tribal Council to fund $60M hydropower project at weir

By 650 CKOM March 8, 2017 - 5:05pm Updated: March 8, 2017 - 5:15pm

The City of Saskatoon has unveiled plans to build a hydropower station at the weir on the South Saskatchewan River.

An agreement is being signed between the city and the...

SaskPower's Donovan Nelson provides an update to media on March 8, 2017 after a blizzard hit southeast Saskatchewan

Power restored for hundreds in southeast Sask. after blizzard

By Britton Gray, Kevin Martel March 8, 2017 - 11:44am Updated: March 8, 2017 - 11:45am

A few communities in southern Saskatchewan were left to battle the elements without power on Tuesday.

As a blizzard raged through the province, a wide-spread power...

Blowing snow and high winds caused power outages in several communities in southeastern Saskatchewan on March 6-7.

Several communities without power as winter storm rages in southeast Sask.

By Lauren Golosky March 7, 2017 - 10:51am Updated: March 7, 2017 - 10:51am

A fierce winter storm is causing problems in southeast Saskatchewan.

Power was knocked out in several communities, including Redvers, Carlyle, Alida, Caryvale and...

SaskPower says 3,500 customers were affected by an outage in Regina’s north end on Feb. 27, 2017.

Widespread power outage in Regina caused by underground cable: SaskPower

By 980 CJME February 28, 2017 - 12:27pm Updated: February 28, 2017 - 12:27pm

SaskPower says an underground line is to blame for a widespread outage in Regina Monday afternoon.

The outage was first reported around 3 p.m. and primarily affected...

Power outages affected several Regina neighborhoods on Jan. 21, 2017.

Power outages strike numerous Regina neighbourhoods

By Jessika Guse January 21, 2017 - 4:23pm Updated: January 22, 2017 - 9:16am

A number of Regina neighbourhoods were without power Saturday afternoon.

Around 12:24 p.m., SaskPower's twitter account confirmed areas like Woodland Grove, Windsor Park...

SaskPower announced it will be closing its four cash counters in North Battleford, Regina, Saskatoon and Yorkton the summer of 2017.

SaskPower closing four cash counters in June

By 980 CJME January 17, 2017 - 12:24pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:50pm

Starting June 1, you'll no longer be able to pay your SaskPower bill at their cash counters.

The company announced in a news release Tuesday it will be closing its four...

Southwest Saskatchewan could see some more wind turbines, like these.

Let it blow: new wind project to be built in southwest Sask.

By 980 CJME January 5, 2017 - 1:31pm Updated: January 5, 2017 - 1:31pm

Land in the southwest Saskatchewan area of Blue Hills will be the new home for a handful of windmills.

SaskPower and Algonquin Power have agreed to put the 177 megawatt...

Smart meters.

SaskPower's CEO talks Smart Meter comeback

By Sarah Mills December 19, 2016 - 11:56pm Updated: December 19, 2016 - 11:59pm

SaskPower's smart meters will make a comeback in 2017.

The Crown has already started reintroducing the digital reader to commercial and industrial customers.

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SaskEnergy says a new 24-hour record for natural gas use was set Dec. 16, 2016 as people tried to stay warm during the cold spell.

Sask. sets new natural gas record during extreme cold spell

By 650 CKOM December 19, 2016 - 1:06pm Updated: December 19, 2016 - 1:30pm

The extreme cold temperatures had Saskatchewan cranking up their thermostats in record fashion.   Sask Energy reported a new 24-hour natural gas consumption record was set in...

SaskPower's Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage project by Estevan.

Hiccups costing SaskPower's Boundary Dam facility millions

By Lisa Schick December 14, 2016 - 8:22pm Updated: December 14, 2016 - 8:23pm

Some unexpected hiccups in the past couple years have the Boundary Dam carbon capture project losing a lot of money.

In the year ending March 31, 2016, the project's...

SaskPower said a new peak power consumption record set on Dec. 12, 2016, was the equivalent power use of 70,000 homes.

SaskPower sets new peak power use record during cold snap

By 980 CJME December 14, 2016 - 7:28am Updated: December 14, 2016 - 7:28am

As the cold sinks its teeth into Saskatchewan, another record for power consumption has been set.

SaskPower reported that on Monday afternoon, its peak load reached 3,...

Sask. sets power consumption record as deep freeze continues

By 980 CJME December 13, 2016 - 3:39pm Updated: December 13, 2016 - 3:45pm

As the cold sinks its teeth into Saskatchewan, another power consumption record has been shattered.

SaskPower's new peak load reached 3,710 megawatts (MW) around 5:24 p....

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