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Save money and energy with MyEnergy Insights

Have you wondered how much energy you’re using each month? Or which appliances use the most electricity in your home? MyEnergy Insights can help you with that. We chatted with customers about their experience and how they’re using the tool to save energy and money on their power bill.

You Asked, We Answer: What happened this past weekend with the extreme temperatures?

This past weekend, we experienced record-breaking extreme cold weather conditions, which led to some power outages. You asked us a lot of important questions, and we’re answering the top ones.

You Asked, We Answer: Extreme weather and our power grid

Reliability Engineer, Julius Mantolino explains what’s happening with our weather, how it’s impacting our grid and what we're doing to storm-harden it.

You Asked, We Answer: Why don’t you run more powerlines underground?

When power outages happen, one of the top questions we hear from you most is “Why don’t you bury the powerlines?”. We're breaking down the answer further.

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You Asked, We Answer: Electric Vehicles

With more EVs on the road, you’ve been asking us some important questions about driving electric—from affordability and charging options, to battery longevity and environmental impact.

What does 'net-zero emissions' mean and how will we get there?

Cutting carbon includes making big changes in how we generate electricity. We asked Mark Sidebottom, our Chief Operating Officer, and lead of our decarbonization strategy, to explain the road ahead for our region.

You Asked, We Answer: EVs and bidirectional charging

A new emerging technology, bidirectional charging can benefit not only EV drivers but the electrical grid and all customers. In this You Asked, We Answer blog we take a closer look at answering your top FAQs about this exciting technology.

You Asked, We Answer: Winter storm season

Looking back on the last two months, we wanted to recognize how challenging storms can be, specifically power outages caused by the last seven back-to-back storms.

Tufts Cove: Over five decades of power generation

You may know about its rich history and photogenic chimneys, but have you ever wondered what goes on inside the iconic Tufts Cove facility? Plant Manager, Lynne Drover took us on a tour and told us all about its ins and outs of making electricity.

You Asked, We Answer: Supplying power during a zombie apocalypse

A while back, a customer asked us: If zombies took over earth how long could you keep supplying power to survivors? Would wind mills just keep turning? Find out how we think we would hold up and continue delivering power to our customers if (when?) that happens.

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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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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.