You Asked, We Answer: What causes power outages and how are you preventing them?
We do everything we can to prevent power outages. But Nova Scotia’s position on the edge of the North Atlantic Ocean can bring challenges, and power outages do still happen. From severe weather and salt contamination to non-weather-related outages and planned ones, we break it down for you!
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The Future is Bright: NS Power’s First Community Solar Garden
The solar garden is one of four components of the Smart Grid Nova Scotia project – a four-year-Innovation Pilot Project (2020-2023) that is testing clean energy technologies and their benefits to customers and the electricity grid.
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60% renewable energy and beyond
Learn from three Nova Scotians who are making a difference, and helping to build a cleaner, greener Nova Scotia.
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You Asked, We Answer: Preventing Power Outages & Strengthening Our System
From tree trimming, to upgrades to our infrastructure, to new technology, there’s a lot that goes into keeping the lights on and strengthening our electrical system—for today, and the future.
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Your energy efficiency checklist: tips for working and studying from home
We've all been spending a lot more time at home this year. And whether you’re working remotely, or simply spending more time with family at home, it can mean an increase in your energy use. With our energy efficiency checklist, it’s easy to make small changes that can help lower your power bill.
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You Asked, We Answer: Heat Pumps
From install, to maintenance and managing costs, we asked Keith Gillis of ARL Mechanical, to answer your heat pump questions.
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Performance Standards 101
Our customers expect and deserve reliable electricity service. That’s why we're held accountable to annual performance standards that measure how well we do to keep service reliable and respond to our customers in a timely manner.
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How equal billing can help you manage your budget
Heating season doesn’t have to mean higher bills. Equal billing is our no surprises approach to your power bill. It offers predictability and peace of mind through a consistent monthly bill.
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Battery storage: Powering our renewable energy transition
Battery storage is essential for our green energy future. Smart Grid Engineer, Rob Boone, tells us about how batteries are changing the energy industry and playing a role in Nova Scotia’s clean energy transition.
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Outage Restoration 101
When a storm happens, our crews do everything they can to repair damage and get the lights back on for customers. If you’ve ever wondered why you sometimes need to wait for your power to be restored, here are a few things to keep in mind about our restoration process.
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Preparing your storm season checklist
We’re ready for this storm season, and with these tips, you can stay prepared, too.
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The future of transportation: how electric vehicles help build greener communities and a smarter grid
We spoke with Sanjeev Pushkarna, Program Manager for Smart Grid Nova Scotia, about the shift to electric transportation, and how smart technology like electric vehicle chargers can help us evolve our grid and grow our use of clean energy.
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Investing in our Future
How a smarter grid, renewable energy and battery storage will change the way we power Nova Scotia.
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HEAT Fund provides welcome relief from pandemic pressure
With the COVID-19 pandemic putting additional strain on life and finances, Linda was relieved to be able to turn to the HEAT Fund for support.
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Women in Energy: Tia Crouse’s Story
As a Chemical Lab Technician at our Tufts Cove Generating Station, Tia works to make power for Nova Scotians. It’s Tia’s job to test boiler water chemistry and run the water treatment plant—making sure the turbines and boilers run safely so that Nova Scotians have electricity when they need it, everyday.
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