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Stephen Kimber | It is well past time the McNeil government and/or the Utility and Review Board ordered an audit of Nova Scotia Power's performance going back to before it was turned back over to the private sector.
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Ralph Surette | After decades of electricity spectacle in Nova Scotia, the McNeil government's new electricity plan brings renewed hope for the province's energy policy.
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Ralph Surette | Nova Scotia's quest for energy efficiency, along with the wisdom of the Liberal government on energy matters, will be on trial before the Utilities and Review Board this coming week.
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Ralph Surette | News of the co-operation between Nova Scotia and New Brunswick power utilities offers a spark of hope in the disastrous energy politics that have dominated the region for the past 50 years.
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Ralph Surette | If doing our bit for saving the Earth from our excesses is not convincing, the fact is that the economics increasingly demand it as well.
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Stephen Kimber | Late last week, Anonymous Maritimes, an apparent branch plant of the leader-less worldwide network of Internet "hacktivists" issued its latest YouTube manifesto.
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Stephen Kimber | Once you get past NSP's all-purpose failure-to-communicate confusion and beyond its blame-the-customer bafflegab, here is what you won't find in the power company's 173-page review.
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Stephen Kimber | Last week, the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board laid out the parameters of the first phase of its planned review of Nova Scotia Power's "state of preparedness and response" to hurricane Arthur.
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Stephen Kimber | Disconnects? Failures to communicate? Look no further than Nova Scotia Power's lack of storm readiness and Halifax developers' attack on downtown heritage preservation.
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Stephen Kimber | Could Stephen McNeil's read-my-lips election promise to "save you $46 million per year" on your power bills become his defining no-new-taxes/no-program-cuts, dead-on-the-doorstep electoral moment?
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Stephen Kimber | Last week, Emera -- the parent company of Nova Scotia Power, the once-over-lightly regulated, essentially-a-monopoly utility -- announced its annual orgy of buck-passing to its top executives.
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Ralph Surette | Efficiency Nova Scotia could drop some of its dubious stuff, like changing light bulbs, in exchange for filling the efficiency void, and guiding people to do it themselves.