Tag: Energy

When A Windfall May Not Be A Windfall

When is a windfall not a windfall? When at least some of the money may have been pre-spent. Numerous news stories over the past week have dutifully announced the spending spree by the Government of Nova Scotia. Most reports have used the government line that the money was a windfall. New money. No strings attached. […]

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Nova Scotia Needs To Fully Engage With Stakeholders On Tidal Energy

The first electrons of power flowed across the seabed in Nova Scotia’s Minas Basin recently delivering electricity to homes, from a giant instream tidal device. It’s planned to be the first of many such devices, covering multiple designs and arrays, to see if tidal energy can be made cost effective and safe. I hope it […]

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Canadian Press Buries The Lead On Muskrat Falls Story

The Canadian Press published a story yesterday about Muskrat Falls which appeared in some version in most Nova Scotia media. Most of the headlines say Nova Scotia will be getting energy for next to nothing from the project. What should be the main concern to Nova Scotians however, is not found in the headline, but […]

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