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Nova Scotia Power wins provincial safety award

To celebrate its 20th Anniversary in 2014, the Nova Scotia Construction Safety Association (NSCSA) commissioned Nova Scotia Crystal to custom craft a special “vision” award.

Nova Scotia Power committed to protecting fish and their habitats

We have heard concerns from customers and stakeholders regarding a recent fish kill near our White Rock generating station.

Nova Scotia Power triples renewable energy generation over past decade

Nova Scotians want affordable, reliable, cleaner energy, and we’ve been working hard to deliver that – we’ve tripled our renewable energy to 28% over the past decade and we are on track to hit 40% by 2020.

Two million hours: Tufts Cove celebrates powerful safety milestone

Tufts Cove Generating Station is one of our largest facilities, and has been producing electricity for our customers since the 1960’s.


Former Nova Scotia Power customers may apply for fuel refund

Are you a former customer of Nova Scotia Power? You may be eligible for the fuel refund.

Nova Scotia Power employee coding the future

In 2013, Jennifer Liu, a Project Coordinator at Nova Scotia Power, attended her first workshop held by the Halifax Chapter of Ladies Learning Code—a national not-for-profit that teaches women, men and children beginner computer programming skills.

Leading the way at Lingan

These words have always hung over the doorway at the Lingan Generating Station. Almost 20 years later, they still hold true.

12th Annual St. Paddy's Bash Brings Hope to Cape Breton Community

An enthusiastic crowd dressed in their St. Paddy’s day best and danced the night away at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre last Friday, March 17, in support of the Atlantic Burn Camp and the Almost Home Women’s Shelter in Sydney.

Welcome to the neighbourhood, Discovery Centre!

At NS Power, we are excited to officially welcome the Discovery Centre to the neighbourhood!

Emera invests $6.2m in smart grid research

Nova Scotia Power employees receive Lifesaving Award for heroic act

Sandra Voegele doesn’t know what possessed the power line crew to make the trek down her long snow-filled driveway that January day in 2015, but she and husband Toni are thankful they did.

Lending a hand to Grand Bahama after Hurricane Matthew

Brian Sheppard stepped off the ferry that had carried him and his fellow linemen on the three hour voyage from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport, Grand Bahama.

Tower climbers install new navigation lights for Auld's Cove

To address concerns raised by local residents, Nova Scotia Power will begin installing new navigation lights on its transmission towers at Auld’s Cove Monday.

Emera wins best large business co-op student employer

Caitlin Walker first walked through the doors at Nova Scotia Power as a motivated public relations student ready to learn about the world of electricity on her first co-op work term.

Lingan employees mark milestone

Ray Carroll was just 24 when he started working as an assistant operator at Seaboard Generating Station in Glace Bay. Thirty seven years on he still loves his job operating a Cape Breton power plant, though his future here on the Island wasn’t always so certain.

Showing real-time electricity generation with Today's Power

You asked, and we delivered. In spring of 2016, we launched Today’s Power.

Celebrating the Power of Pride

Decked out in rainbow tie-dye, enthusiastic NS Power and Emera employees proudly walked in the 29th annual Halifax Pride Parade on July 23.

Major refit at Lingan

In less than three hours Wednesday, a key component of a generator in Lingan was slid out of its housing, hoisted up into the air by a 100 tonne crane and placed onto a flatbed truck bound for Wisconsin.

Gaspereau return after 100+ years

Gaspereau have returned to Indian River on the St. Margaret’s Bay Hydro System for the first time in well over 100 years.

HomeWarming partners with North Preston

“HomeWarming is for all Nova Scotian communities, including North Preston,” says Clean’s Sean Kelly. “This isn’t charity, it’s an investment in the province.”