All posts tagged Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada

Muskrat Falls Generating Station under construction (copyright Nalco)

History Lingers at Muskrat Falls

Editor’s Note: This post is the fourth and final in a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.” Is Muskrat Falls a Big Dam? Muskrat Falls is an 824-megawatt capacity hydroelectric project […]

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Hydroelectric Development in Eeyou-James Bay

Editor’s Note: This post is the third in a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.” James Bay is a place that evokes different histories, different perspectives of nationhood, and a good […]

Photo Credit: Emma Gilchrist, DeSmog Canada

“To C or not to C”: Dam Development in Northern British Columbia

Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.”   The pun is terrible, but Hamlet’s soliloquy about choices and consequences is an apt place […]

Parks Canada sign on Rideau System. Photo by Daniel Macfarlane

Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada

Editor’s Note: This is the introductory post for a series titled “Dam Nation: Hydroelectric Developments in Canada.”    Is hydroelectricity “green”? Renewable energy advocates are divided on this score. On the one hand, electricity from […]