Muskrat falls

Muskrat Falls critic says it’s too soon to call the project fully commissioned

NL Hydro has declared the Labrador Island Link commissioned. 

But one Muskrat Falls critic says it may be too early to say the project has crossed the finished line. NTV’s Ben Cleary has more in this report. 

Premier cautiously optimistic after N.L. Hydro declares Muskrat Falls commissioned

Premier Andrew Furey says he’s cautiously optimistic after Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro declared that it considers Muskrat Falls to be commissioned, even though there is more work to be done.

NTV’s Beth Penney reports.

Province starts implementing rate mitigation for Muskrat Falls

The provincial government has started the process of implementing rate mitigation for Muskrat Falls.

To start, the province will be paying $190 million dollars for what’s called the supply cost variance account. 

According to Energy Minister Andrew Parsons, by paying the balance, customers will avoid an increase to the cost of their bills. 

N.L. Hydro launches investigation into why equipment on Labrador link keeps failing

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has launched an investigation into why equipment on the Labrador-Island Link keeps failing. NTV’s Colleen Lewis reports.

Testing on Labrador-Island Link causes widespread power outages, delays commissioning

Thousands of residents on the island lost power this morning for nearly half and hour during testing on the Labrador-Island Link.

The outages may have been brief, but they do have implications for the long-term commissioning of the transmission line from Muskrat Falls. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

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