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NWT Power Corporation

May, 27 2015

NTPC to participate in request for proposals process for the Hay River electrical franchise

Yellowknife (May 26, 2015) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) supports the Northwest Territories Power Corporation’s (NTPC) decision to submit a proposal in the upcoming competitive process for the Hay River electrical utility franchise. On May 25, 2015, Hay River Town Council approved a decision to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for […]

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Oct, 20 2014

J. Michael Miltenberger – Report on the Northwest Territories Power Corporation

Mr. Speaker, it has been a challenging summer for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation.  During this past summer the Taltson hydroelectric plant and the transmission lines between the Snare plants and Yellowknife were threatened by forest fires.  Fortunately, all major infrastructure was preserved however, these same fires were responsible for half of the power outages […]

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Sep, 26 2014

GNWT shields NWT residents from power rate increase

YELLOWKNIFE (September 26, 2014) – The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) demonstrated its commitment to addressing the high cost of living in the NWT when Premier Bob McLeod and Finance Minister and Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Power Corporation (NTPC) J. Michael Miltenberger announced today that the GNWT will cover the $20 million […]

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Feb, 13 2014

J. Michael Miltenberger – Improved Communications During Power Outages

Mr. Speaker, during December’s power outage in the City of Yellowknife it became apparent that communications from the Northwest Territories Power Corporation did not meet its customers’ expectations or its own standards.  It is our goal to keep power outages to a minimum.  The Corporation has taken steps necessary to improve communication during both planned and unplanned power outages in the […]

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Dec, 16 2013

NWT Energy Action Plan focuses on efficiency; alternative energy

YELLOWKNIFE (December 16, 2013) – Investments in energy efficiency programs,  developing alternative energy systems, and reducing the high cost of energy in the Northwest Territories are highlights of the NWT Energy Action Plan, released today by the Ministerial Energy Coordinating and Climate Change Committee-of-Cabinet (MECC). The Energy Plan presents a three-year action plan and a […]

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Nov, 6 2013

J. Michael Miltenberger – Report on the Northwest Territories Power Corporation

Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories Power Corporation is working to provide residents, communities and businesses of the Northwest Territories with a safe and reliable source of electricity that is both cost effective and environmentally sustainable. NTPC’s renewed strategic plan is aligned with a number of this Assembly’s key strategies, from the Greenhouse Gas Strategy, the […]

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Jun, 6 2013

J. Michael Miltenberger – Liquefied natural gas supply for Inuvik

Mr. Speaker, on May 31st, 2013, in response to questions from Mr. Alfred Moses, Member for Inuvik Boot Lake, I addressed aspects of this Government’s plan to provide relief for the residents of Inuvik by introducing liquefied natural gas or LNG to the community.  I would like to clarify one point about LNG storage plans. […]

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Mar, 13 2013

Report on the Northwest Territories Power Corporation

Mr. Speaker, I stand in the House today, to inform Members on the work the Northwest Territories Power Corporation is doing to provide a safe and reliable source of electricity at the lowest cost, while pursuing opportunities to increase the mix of clean, renewable energy sources. NTPC has been working to control its costs in […]

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Nov, 1 2012

Report on the Northwest Territories Power Corporation

Mr. Speaker, over the last few sessions I have been reporting on work the Northwest Territories Power Corporation has been doing to ensure that its structure and operations are aligned with government’s goal to keep electricity costs as low as possible. As owners of NTPC, Northerners have a vested interest in making sure the Corporation […]

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Mar, 28 2012

Premier McLeod’s speech: Official ribbon-cutting for the Fort Simpson Solar Photovoltaic Project

(check against delivery) Good Afternoon and  I am pleased to be here in Fort Simpson today for the opening of this project along with my colleagues the Honourable David Ramsay,  Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment,  the Honourable Michael Miltenberger, Minister of Environment and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Power Corporation and Mr. […]

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