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Land Tenure System Announcement

December 19, 2013

December 19, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy supports today’s announcement by the Canada- Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) to implement a scheduled land tenure system in the province’s offshore.

Nalcor Energy receives federal release from environmental assessment for Labrador-Island Transmission Link

November 26, 2013

November 26, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Today Nalcor Energy was advised that the Government of Canada has released the Labrador-Island Transmission Link from environmental assessment. Nalcor is currently reviewing the federal government’s response.

Nalcor Energy and Emera Inc. negotiate agreement for access to surplus power

October 21, 2013

October 21, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Emera Inc. subsidiary Nova Scotia Power Maritime Link Inc. (NSPML) will make a compliance filing today on market-priced energy with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) to meet a condition to access additional power as laid out by the Nova Scotia regulator on July 22, 2013.

Proper transportation protocols followed by Muskrat Falls contractor

October 10, 2013

October 10, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy today reinforced that the contractor responsible for moving equipment from the port of Happy Valley-Goose Bay through town to the Muskrat Falls site followed all safety and regulatory protocols.

Nalcor Energy selects preferred contractor for Muskrat Falls civil works

October 9, 2013

October 9, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy announced today that it has selected Astaldi Canada Inc. as the preferred contractor for the construction of major civil works for the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric generating facility. Negotiations are expected to conclude in the coming weeks for the contract which includes construction of the powerhouse, intake, gated spillway, transition structures and other associated work.

Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador dismisses application for injunction against Muskrat Falls development

July 29, 2013

July 29, 2013, St. John’s, NL – On Friday, July 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Trial Division (General), released its judgment in favour of the Respondents in the case between Applicant Brad Cabana and Respondents Nalcor Energy, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Newfoundland and Labrador and Innu Nation.

Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation (CF(L)Co) responds to Hydro-Quebec legal proceedings

July 26, 2013

July 26, 2013 – CF(L)Co has completed a preliminary review of the motion filed by Hydro-Québec in the Quebec Superior Court this week. The company remains confident it has made a full and accurate interpretation of the terms of the 1969 Power Contract and the 2016 renewal. CF(L)Co will continue to fulfill contractual obligations with Hydro-Québec.

Media Advisory: Nalcor Energy to hold media availability regarding the Muskrat Falls Project

July 25, 2013

July 25, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Gilbert Bennett, Vice-President, Lower Churchill Project, will be available to the media to discuss the Muskrat Falls Project tomorrow (Friday, July 26, 2013). Media availability will take place at 10:00 a.m. in the main lobby at Hydro Place, 500 Columbus Drive.

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Media Contact:
Karen O’Neill
t.709.737.1427 c.709.690.2012
koneill@nalcorenergy.com

Nalcor comments on Nova Scotia UARB decision

July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Nalcor Energy comments on the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) decision which was released earlier today. The UARB concluded that the Maritime Link is the lowest long-term cost energy solution for Nova Scotia customers, conditional upon market-priced energy being sourced from Nalcor or some other arrangement that ensures access to such energy.

Media Advisory: Nalcor Energy to hold news conference regarding Nova Scotia UARB Maritime Link decision

July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013, St. John’s, NL – Ed Martin, President and CEO of Nalcor Energy, will hold a news conference today (Monday, July 22, 2013) regarding the decision by the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) to approve the Maritime Link.

Nalcor Energy receives provincial release from Environmental Assessment for Labrador-Island Transmission Link

July 21, 2013

June 21, 2013 – Today, Nalcor Energy received release from environmental assessment for the Labrador-Island Transmission Link from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The company is currently reviewing government’s responses.

Nalcor Energy releases its 2012 Environmental Performance Report

June 7, 2013

June 7, 2013 – Nalcor Energy today released its 2012 Environmental Performance Report detailing the company’s environmental activities.

Nalcor Energy highlights its achievements and future directions at 2013 Annual General Meeting

June 6, 2013

June 6, 2013 – Nalcor Energy held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in St. John’s yesterday to discuss the company’s results and achievements for 2012 and plans for the years ahead.

Nalcor Energy releases its 2012 Business and Financial Report

May 24, 2013

May 24, 2013 – Nalcor Energy today released its Business and Financial Report for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.

Click here to view the backgrounder for key performance highlights from 2012.

Nalcor Energy launches new Muskrat Falls website

May 17, 2013

May 17, 2013 – Today, Nalcor Energy launched a new Muskrat Falls Project website, www.muskratfalls.nalcorenergy.com. The website provides detailed information on construction activities, employment and business opportunities, as well as the latest project updates, reports, photos, videos and news.

Acts of Kindness: Nalcor Energy employees lend a helping hand to charities across the province

April 26, 2013

April 26, 2013 –Nalcor Energy and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) concluded its third annual Acts of Kindness Week today. During the week, employees across Newfoundland and Labrador volunteered their time and talents to support various community-based organizations in their area.

Federal Court of Canada dismisses second application for judicial review of Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Generation Project

April 25, 2013

The Federal Court of Canada released its judgment in favour of Nalcor Energy in the case of Conseil des Innus de Ekuanitshit vs. Nalcor Energy, Attorney General of Canada et al, a case in which the Innu of Ekuanitshit challenged the lawfulness of, and sought judicial review of, the decision by the Government of Canada to release the Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Generation Project from environmental assessment.

Federal Court of Canada dismisses application for judicial review for Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Generation Project

December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012, St. John’s, NL – Yesterday, the Federal Court of Canada released its judgment in favour of Nalcor Energy in the case of Grand River Keeper Labrador, Sierra Club of Canada and NunatuKavut Community Council v. Nalcor Energy, Attorney General of Canada et al, a case in which the applicants challenged the lawfulness of, and sought the judicial review of the Report of the Joint Review Panel, Lower Churchill Hydroelectric Generation Project, Nalcor Energy, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador grants permanent injunction for Muskrat Falls

November 28, 2012

November 28, 2012, St. John’s, NL – The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador Trial Division has granted a permanent injunction against NunatuKavut Community Council, Todd Russell and persons unknown. The injunction allows Nalcor to continue its site construction work at Muskrat Falls without interruption.

Nalcor Energy launches employment website for construction of Muskrat Falls Project

November 16, 2012

St. John’s, NL – November 16, 2012 – Nalcor Energy launched a new website today that allows individuals looking for jobs on the Muskrat Falls project to register their interest, and provides project contractors with a centralized database of applicants.