Celebrating Diwali

Observed by more than a billion people from a variety of faiths, the five days of Diwali are marked by prayer, feasts, fireworks, family gatherings, and charitable giving. Learn more about light over darkness from our team members Shiva and Riddhima.

Collaborating With Communities on Our Energy Future

We have a collective mission to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fight the effects of climate change. With that comes an entirely new clean energy and clean tech sector that is playing a key part in the province’s economic future. Nova Scotia Power has an important role in supporting the historic growth and development we are seeing—and we recognize the critical role that municipalities play, too. Together we can make big changes happen for the future of our communities.

Now it Can Be Told: NS Light and Power’s Top-Secret War Efforts

In a daring move during World War II, senior naval staff sought help from NS Light and Power to combat the Nazis' high-tech magnetic mines and torpedoes targeting Allied ships. The solution was "degaussing", a technology involving mines or wire coiled around ships' decks to neutralize their magnetic profiles, a vital defence strategy implemented on ships from various nations entering Halifax's port.

Beware of phantom energy

How can you combat phantom electricity in your home?

Hurricane Fiona: One year later

It’s hard to believe it’s been one year since Hurricane Fiona made landfall. Described as having the power of Hurricane Juan, and the size of Hurricane Dorian, Fiona was a record-breaking storm, bringing the greatest impact in our province’s history.