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NDP Needs PUB on Manitoba Hydro

NDP Needs PUB on Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Hydro’s President and CEO Jay Grewal spoke on January 30 to members of the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce, and shared the utility’s plans to meet Manitoba’s future energy needs. They include a search for more purchased power from private entities (which would...

Current World Oil Prices Make No Sense

Current World Oil Prices Make No Sense

When looking at current world oil prices, one has to ask – does the world not know there are several wars going on which should normally have a direct impact on oil markets? The first is Russia’s expanded invasion of Ukraine, which took place just under two years ago....

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Etam: Achtung: Learning From Germany’s  Energy Shambles

Etam: Achtung: Learning From Germany’s Energy Shambles

In 1880, a great author, Mark Twain, whom you may never hear spoken of again because he had the audacity to write in the vernacular of the day, wrote an extremely funny essay called The Awful German Language. “Surely there is not another language that is so slipshod...

What Doubling The Grid Really Means

What Doubling The Grid Really Means

Recently my daughter called me while on her way back from a Costco run in Regina, heading home to Weyburn. She noted that it appears they are twinning the highway between Regina and Weyburn. Indeed, they are, I explained. And several years later, they’ll probably get...