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You Asked, We Answer: What caused Saturday’s transmission line outage?

We asked Jill Searle, Director of Control Centre Operations, to explain this weekend’s transmission line outage and answer your most asked questions.

You Asked, We Answer: Outages & Estimated Restoration Times

During a power outage, our team uses the best information we have at the time to give customers the most accurate estimate of when they can expect their power to be restored.

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.

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.

What to expect this hurricane season and how to stay prepared

It’s already been an eventful year for weather here in Nova Scotia. As we kick off another fall hurricane season, staying prepared is critical. Here are some insights on the forecast for this season, along with some tips for staying safe and storm ready.

You Asked, We Answer: Preventing outages through tree trimming

Trees make our province a beautiful place—but when they get too close to power lines, they can cause outages. You often ask us about how and where we trim trees—so in this edition of You Asked, We Answer, we’re responding to your tree trimming questions

You Asked, We Answer: Preventing outages through tree trimming

Trees make our province a beautiful place—but when they get too close to power lines, they can cause outages. In this edition of You Asked, We Answer, we’re responding to your top tree trimming questions.

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.

Tree Trimming

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.