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  1. Canadian developer eyes Alberta pumped-storage hydropower projects

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    Mon, 7 Apr 2014

    develop an 80 MW to 150 MW pumped-storage hydropower project in Alberta . The unnamed plant is TPG's first pumped-storage project ..... involved," TPG official Peter Bubik said. "We believe the Alberta power market provides an economical basis for pumped-storage

  2. Alberta committee prepares report on hydro development

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    Tue, 12 Mar 2013

    A report produced by the Alberta Legislature's Resource Stewardship ..... Hydroelectric Energy Production in Northern Alberta ", examines the economic and environmental ..... other provinces and territories. "As Alberta begins replacing its primarily coal

  1. Alberta regulators begin review of Canada's 100-MW Dunvegan

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    Wed, 3 Jan 2007

    Alberta Province's regulatory review of the 100 ..... said. Based on initial discussions with Alberta Environment, Canadian Hydro anticipates ..... Ltd. submitted a final application to Alberta Environment, the Alberta Energy and Utilities

  2. Kanaskis hydro facility provides electricity for 100 years

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    Mon, 9 Dec 2013

    clean electricity for the province of Alberta , Canada, TransAlta Corp.'s 19-MW ..... Horseshoe hydro plant on the Bow River in Alberta , Canada, in 1911, Calgary Power (now ..... Calgary Power was founded in 1909 to serve Alberta with electric power and has since widely

  3. Studying the potential to improve performance of the Brazeau plant through turbine upgrades

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    Mon, 5 Jan 2015

    the 355-MW Brazeau Power Station in Alberta , Canada, would allow owner TransAlta ..... Power Station on the Brazeau River in Alberta , Canada. Unit 1 has a nominal capacity ..... services markets, as administered by the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO). In

  4. TransAlta pulls proposal for 100-MW Dunvegan hydropower plant

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    Wed, 21 Jan 2015

    Peace River, according to a letter filed this week with the Alberta Utilities Commission. The run-of-river project was originally ..... conditions are more favorable," the company's letter to the Alberta Utilities Commission said. For more news from Canada, visit

  5. Hall of Fame: Horseshoe Plant Serves the Public for 100 Years

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    Fri, 1 Jul 2011

    For the province of Alberta , Canada, the 14-MW Horseshoe hydro ..... possible in the Canadian province of Alberta — and beyond. At first, the company’s growth ..... Horseshoe plant on the Bow River in southern Alberta , jump-started the company’s efforts

  6. TransAlta selects Lignum Vitae for Horseshoe hydropower plant bearings

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    Fri, 27 Sep 2013

    thrust bearing for the 14-MW Horseshoe hydropower plant in Alberta . The company said its product was chosen due to its ability ..... TransAlta Corporation and is located on the Bow River in southern Alberta . The historic plant celebrated its centennial in 2011, when

  7. Canadian News

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    Wed, 1 Oct 2008

    proposal for 100-MW Dunvegan Canada and Alberta officials appointed a joint federal ..... project proposed for the Peace River in Alberta . Canada Environment Minister John Baird and the government of Alberta appointed the panel’s three members

  8. Canada panel to review proposal for 100-MW Dunvegan

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    Thu, 24 Jul 2008

    Canada and Alberta officials have appointed a joint federal-provincial ..... hydroelectric project proposed for the Peace River in Alberta . Canada Environment Minister John Baird and the government of Alberta appointed the panel's three members July 16