Nova Scotia Power

Emera Inc. Subsidiary Nova Scotia Power Reaches Settlement Agreement on General Rate Application, Including Fuel and Non-fuel Rates for 2023 and 2024

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).

Key Points: 
  • Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Nova Scotia Power (NS Power) announced today that NS Power has filed a proposed settlement agreement for its 2022-2024 General Rate Application (GRA) with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB).
  • If approved by the UARB, the settlement will implement Bill 212, the provincially legislated cap on non-fuel rates for 2023 and 2024.
  • Nova Scotia Power Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy and services company.
  • Nova Scotia Power provides 95% of the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across Nova Scotia.

ev.energy partners with Smartenit to launch low-cost, smart EV charging cable to promote equitable access

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Monday, October 17, 2022

PALO ALTO, Calif. and IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- ev.energy, a global provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging software, has partnered with Smartenit, a holistic IoT solutions manufacturer, to bring to market a low-cost, smart EV charging cable that will open up low-cost, grid-optimized, at-home charging to EV drivers, particularly residents of apartment buildings or multi-unit dwellings (MUDs) who lack their own dedicated EV charging stations.

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  • As EV adoption takes off following the extension of the EV tax credit under the Inflation Reduction Act, only 22% of U.S. vehicle owners report having access to EV charging at home.
  • The ev.energy-Smartenit solution solves both of these critical equity challenges around EV charging.
  • These CCAs MCE and Silicon Valley Clean Energy plan to offer full or partial rebates for the EV charging cable to income-qualifying customers.
  • "Working together with ev.energy, our solution provides access to EV charging regardless of vehicle or charger availability."

EverWind Secures Offtake from Key German Partner Uniper for Canada’s First Green Hydrogen Hub in Nova Scotia

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Under the MOU, EverWind and Uniper intend to negotiate a binding offtake agreement for 500,000 tonnes per annum of green ammonia.

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  • Under the MOU, EverWind and Uniper intend to negotiate a binding offtake agreement for 500,000 tonnes per annum of green ammonia.
  • The Uniper partnership demonstrates EverWinds commitment to the Province of Nova Scotia: Premier Houston has expressed an intent to make Nova Scotia a leading hub for green hydrogen production and EverWind is committed to be the first to deliver on this ambition.
  • The development of EverWinds Point Tupper site is incredibly encouraging as a regional green hydrogen hub for Eastern Canada, including new green hydrogen and ammonia production facilities.
  • The Facility will produce green hydrogen and convert it into green ammonia using a mix of certified green power from the Nova Scotia grid and onshore wind power.

Delivering clean air and good jobs in Nova Scotia

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Thursday, July 21, 2022

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a new federal investment of up to $255million to deliver clean power to homes across Nova Scotia and create hundreds of good middle-class jobs.

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  • The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a new federal investment of up to $255million to deliver clean power to homes across Nova Scotia and create hundreds of good middle-class jobs.
  • With up to $125 million, new wind energy projects will provide clean power to around 350,000 homes in Nova Scotia, create hundreds of good jobs, and deliver benefits to local Indigenous communities, including jobs and training.
  • We will continue to make smart investments to deliver clean air, good jobs, and a strong economy for generations to come.
  • "Today's investments in clean energy projects in Nova Scotia will cut pollution and create good jobs.

Nova Scotia Power Incorporated fined for violating the Fisheries Act

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Tuesday, June 21, 2022

On June 16, Nova Scotia Power Incorporated was sentenced in the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia and ordered to pay $175,000 after pleading guilty to one charge under the Fisheries Act.

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  • On June 16, Nova Scotia Power Incorporated was sentenced in the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia and ordered to pay $175,000 after pleading guilty to one charge under the Fisheries Act.
  • On August 3, 2018, ECCC enforcement officers responded to a report of a heavy oil spill at the Nova Scotia Power Incorporated Tufts Cove power generation facility.
  • Nova Scotia Power Incorporated stated the spill occurred after a corroded pipe failed.
  • Environment and Climate Change Canada enforces the pollution prevention provisions of the Fisheries Act, which prohibit the deposit of deleterious substances into water frequented by fish.

Clean Power Roadmap for Atlantic Canada Unveils Collective Vision for an Interconnected Power Grid

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Friday, March 11, 2022

Atlantic Canada is already leading the way with a solid path to cleaner forms of non-emitting and renewable energy.

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  • Atlantic Canada is already leading the way with a solid path to cleaner forms of non-emitting and renewable energy.
  • The continued leadership of Indigenous Peoples and communities is critical to Atlantic Canada's clean power future.
  • Indigenous peoples will play a key role in transforming Atlantic Canada's power systems through increased innovation, expertise and environmental stewardship.
  • There are clear opportunities for such collaboration between Atlantic provinces, whether it be on the Atlantic Loop or other clean energy initiatives.

EfficiencyOne Streamlines Customer Services Programs to Build out Energy Conservation, Low-Carbon Solutions

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Monday, February 28, 2022

PETALUMA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- EfficiencyOne, an independent, not-for-profit organization based in Nova Scotia, Canada, has streamlined its energy savings program to provide greater benefits to Canadian residents and businesses. The organization is leveraging systems from energyOrbit, the market-leading solution for cloud energy efficiency and Demand-Side Management operations.

Key Points: 
  • EfficiencyOne is known for providing cost-effective energy conservation and low-carbon services to hundreds of thousands of homes, businesses, municipalities and large industrial customers.
  • Over the last 10 years, EfficiencyOne has contributed over 25 percent of Nova Scotia's overall emissions reductions and generated more than $1.4 billion in energy savings.
  • Programs and customer interactions are housed within one solution to minimize manual elements, while integrating EfficiencyOne's programs from rebate application submissions and fulfillment to tracking progress.
  • "Their Customer Information System has enabled the organization to standardize and streamline program administration activities and improve customer service processes.

ENEL X EXPANDS MULTI-UNIT RESIDENTIAL EV CHARGING IN CANADA WITH KILLAM APARTMENT REIT AND CATALYST SALES AND MARKETING

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

With the support of agency partner Catalyst Sales and Marketing, Enel X will install 438 JuiceBox Pro smart EV charging stations across Killam properties.

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  • With the support of agency partner Catalyst Sales and Marketing, Enel X will install 438 JuiceBox Pro smart EV charging stations across Killam properties.
  • The Enel X charging stations aligns with Killam's long-term commitment to reduce carbon emissions to combat its impact on climate change.
  • Through this agreement, Killam and Enel X are taking a leading approach to address how EV charging infrastructure can be adopted at scale across multi-unit residential buildings.
  • "By providing residents with accessible smart charging, Killam is removing one of the largest barriers to EV adoption."

SJI Congratulates Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind for Winning New Jersey Wind Farm Application that Advances Green Hydrogen Partnership

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Elizabethtown Gas received three additional recognitions:

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  • Elizabethtown Gas received three additional recognitions:
    Most Trusted Utility Brand an award for utilities that showed customer focus, community support, effective communications and environmental dedication.
  • Were also pleased to see customers recognize our decarbonization and energy efficiency efforts, said Christie McMullen, president and COO of Elizabethtown Gas.
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Sunverge Selected for by Nova Scotia Power for the Smart Grid Atlantic project

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Following a competitive bid process, Sunverge , the provider of an industry-leading distributed energy resource (DER) control, orchestration and aggregation platform, today announced that it has been selected by Nova Scotia Power, a vertically integrated utility based in Halifax, Nova Scotia for the Smart Grid Atlantic Pilot project, providing residential behind-the-meter virtual power plant technologies that include Sunverge real-time DER control, orchestration and aggregation platform combined with LG Electronics residential energy storage systems.

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  • Following a competitive bid process, Sunverge , the provider of an industry-leading distributed energy resource (DER) control, orchestration and aggregation platform, today announced that it has been selected by Nova Scotia Power, a vertically integrated utility based in Halifax, Nova Scotia for the Smart Grid Atlantic Pilot project, providing residential behind-the-meter virtual power plant technologies that include Sunverge real-time DER control, orchestration and aggregation platform combined with LG Electronics residential energy storage systems.
  • We are excited to be selected for this groundbreaking and highly innovative project and to have the opportunity to work closely with Nova Scotia Power to demonstrate the value of residential battery systems for their customers and to the electric grid, said Martin Milani, CEO of Sunverge.
  • We are confident that Sunverges advanced platform will demonstrate the value of aggregating residential behind-the-meter storage systems for the Nova Scotia electricity grid and participating customers.
  • The Sunverge platform will be used by Nova Scotia Power to explore opportunities to co-optimize both consumer and grid services.