Yukon Energy

Yukon Energy in Whitehorse on April 8. Yukon Energy faced a potential “critical” fuel shortage in January due to an avalanche blocking a shipping route from Skagway to the Yukon, according to an email obtained by the Yukon Party and questioned in the legislature on Oct. 14. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Yukon Energy faced ‘critical’ fuel shortage last January due to avalanche

An email obtained by the Yukon Party showed energy officials were concerned

 

Diesel generators at Yukon Energy in Whitehorse on June 17. This winter Yukon Energy will be renting 17 portable diesel units at a cost of approximately $4.1 million, double the number of generators from last year. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Government doubles rental of diesel generators from last year

Energy prices will see a steady increase, but not a jump like last year

 

Site selection for battery project draws ire of nearby landowners

Yukon Energy is accepting public comments on three possible sites for the project

 

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations disappointed with Aishihik Generating Station proposal

CAFN had hoped to prepare a joint proposal with Yukon Energy for the future of the dam

Noise from Yukon Energy diesel generators in Riverdale exceeded guidelines, study finds

The noise levels at the Nisutlin Drive substation exceeded both BC OGC and Health Canada guidelines

Yukon Energy investigates employee’s action

“We reject racism and discrimination of any kind in the strongest terms”

Yukon Energy running more diesel, investigating Riverdale noise complaints

President and CEO Andrew Hall said a noise monitor is in use to collect data in various locations

Yukon Energy, ATCO won’t be cutting off power over non-payment amid COVID-19

Customers having difficulty paying electricity bills are asked to call in to set up a payment plan

Yukon Energy announces rate hike

The average Yukon household will pay an extra $20.48 every month

Yukon Energy takes utilities board decision over electricity-use programs to court

The corporation filed a notice to the Yukon Court of Appeal on Oct. 21.

YG to spend $2.2M on diesel generators in light of cancelled thermal plant

Now that plans for a new thermal plant have been nixed, the…

Yukon Energy axes thermal plant plans

The decision was made earlier this month

Yukon Energy pitches new power plant

Yukon Energy Corp. hopes to build a 20-megawatt facility

Last week’s power outage accidentally caused during upgrade work, Yukon Energy says

The power outage affected more than 12,000 customers in Whitehorse and the Southern Lakes.

Appeal court orders new trial in Yukon Energy Corp., contractor lawsuits

The B.C.-Yukon Court of Appeal found the trial judge erred in invoking an irrelevant legal principle

Should the Yukon join the grid?

It’s an idea that comes up every few years and has never (so far) made it off the drawing board.

Opposition questions Yukon government’s plans to re-examine tying into B.C. power

‘What we’d really like to see is the evidence that these comments are based on’

Yukon government mulls link to Site C power

2016 report put cost of 763-km line at $1.7B

All powerpoint, no bulldozer

The Yukon government needs to get serious about building more renewable power capacity

  • Jan 11, 2018