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Saskatchewan residents with low incomes worry about not getting carbon rebate

Saskatchewan residents with low incomes worry about not getting carbon rebate

Mar 4, 2024 | 5:22am
Alan Holman says the carbon rebate he gets four times a year from the federal government is crucial for his household budget. Without the funds, the Saskatoon resident, who is on disability assistance, says he’ll have to scale back on spending for his everyday needs. “It gets plugged in with the rest of my money […]
Cause of Explosion on Albert Street Under Investigation

Cause of Explosion on Albert Street Under Investigation

Jan 11, 2024 | 11:19am
Three people were injured in an apparent explosion in the 400 Block of Albert Street yesterday afternoon. Regina Fire and Protective Services has issued a statement, but there is still no official word on what caused the blast. Initially fire fighters thought they were investigating an exploding electrical transformer. The statement goes on to say […]
Saskatchewan to stop collecting carbon levy from natural gas and electrical heat

Saskatchewan to stop collecting carbon levy from natural gas and electrical heat

Jan 2, 2024 | 8:25am
The Saskatchewan government says its natural gas utility is to stop collecting the carbon levy as of Monday from residential customers.  The move comes after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau exempted those who use home heating oil from paying the levy, mostly benefiting residents in Atlantic Canada.  Saskatchewan asked for the exemption to cover all other forms of heating, […]
Are small nuclear reactors the solution to Canada’s net-zero ambitions?

Are small nuclear reactors the solution to Canada’s net-zero ambitions?

Nov 25, 2023 | 5:00am
As Canada grapples with the imperative to meet its net-zero carbon emission targets, a new player has emerged on the energy scene: Small Modular Reactors (SMRs). These compact reactors present a modern twist on traditional nuclear technology, which has languished without significant new developments for three decades.   By promising faster construction, lower costs and […]

Power Outage Continues After Power Pole Damaged

Jul 12, 2023 | 8:23am

The power is out for a large part of the south eastern section of Regina Around six this morning a power pole was damaged on 13th Avenue between Broad and Osler, cutting power in areas like Broders Annex, Al Ritchie, Assiniboia East, General Hospital, Dominion Heights and Gladmer Park . This is effecting traffic lights, […]

SaskPower Checking 97,000 Wooden Power Poles

Jun 27, 2023 | 10:39am

There are a whole lot of wooden power poles in Saskatchwan, and Sask Power is inspecting about 97 thousand of them between now and the end of October. Crews have already started the inpection proccess in Fort Qu’Apelle, Maple Creek, Melfort, and many more areas. SaskPower says it has set aside 5.8 million dollars to […]

Sask Power Gets Rate Increase for April 1st

Jan 20, 2023 | 10:31am

When your power bill rolls in at the end of April, you will need to dig a little deeper in your wallet to pay it. The Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel has signed off on the 4 percent increase to go into effect April 1st. Sask Power had applied for this increase last year, but the […]

Sask Power Dealt with Numerous Outages Tuesday afternoon

Nov 30, 2022 | 2:55pm

It’s been a busy afternoon for Sask Power in and around Regina, as they have had to deal with three outages, and some of stretched out of the city to places like Grey, and Riceton. Those outages were reported around 1:30, and have been restored. In the last hour there was a new outage in […]

Residents of Sask. set a new record for electricity demand with Sask. Power

Sep 1, 2022 | 3:41pm

Sask. Power released that customers have set a new summer demand record for electricity of 3,597 megawatts. The demand for electricity peaked the night of Wednesday, August 31st at 5:14 p.m. The jump in electricity demand isn’t surprising with the heat wave. “We see high peaks both in the summer and in the winter and […]