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SaskPower's Boundary Dam carbon capture and storage project by Estevan.

Hiccups costing SaskPower's Boundary Dam facility millions

By Lisa Schick December 14, 2016 - 8:23pm Updated: December 14, 2016 - 8:30pm

Some unexpected hiccups in the past couple years have the Boundary Dam carbon capture project losing a lot of money.

In the year ending March 31, 2016, the project's...

The federal government said technology like carbon capture and storage, like the Boundary Dam facility near Estevan, will be allowed.

'Absolutely devastating': Estevan mayor on Ottawa’s plan to phase out coal

By Lauren Golosky November 23, 2016 - 7:38am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 7:45am

The federal government’s announcement on Monday to phase out the use of coal-powered electricity by 2030 came as a shock to the mayor of Estevan.

Mayor Roy Ludwig said...

Federal Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr with Regina MP and Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale.

Federal natural resources minister hails carbon capture technology at Boundary Dam

By Adriana Christianson July 6, 2016 - 5:39pm Updated: July 6, 2016 - 5:45pm

Federal Natural Resource Minister Jim Carr is the latest in a string of officials to tour the Boundary Dam Integrated Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Project.

He said...

Brad Wall finds global interest in Sask. carbon capture technology

By Sarah Mills December 1, 2015 - 12:45pm Updated: December 1, 2015 - 4:54pm

Premier Brad Wall feels his time at the climate change summit in Paris was well spent.

Wall went to promote SaskPower's carbon capture and storage project at Boundary...

SaskPower Carbon Capture and Storage Facility at Boundary Dam.

NDP challenges SaskPower carbon capture travel costs

By The Canadian Press November 4, 2015 - 9:36am Updated: November 4, 2015 - 10:00am

The Saskatchewan NDP is questioning why a Crown official spent nearly half a million dollars in travel to promote carbon capture when the province can't even sell the...

SaskPower Boundary Dam near Estevan.

Sask. NDP not backing down on carbon capture facility

By Kevin Martel October 29, 2015 - 5:12pm Updated: October 29, 2015 - 5:15pm

For the fourth straight day, the carbon capture and storage facility was top of mind for the opposition NDP.

Leader Cam Broten once again grilled Premier Brad Wall over...

SaskPower Carbon Capture and Storage Facility at Boundary Dam.

Sask. NDP grills government further on carbon capture payment, performance

By Kevin Martel October 28, 2015 - 6:55pm Updated: October 28, 2015 - 7:00pm

It was another fierce day of questioning from Saskatchewan's NDP over SaskPower's carbon capture and storage facility and how it has been running.

Opposition Leader Cam...

SaskPower Boundary Dam near Estevan.

Questions surround SaskPower's $12M payout to Cenovus

By Lisa Schick October 27, 2015 - 4:36pm Updated: October 27, 2015 - 4:45pm

Questions continued to be raised on Tuesday over the penalties SaskPower has had to pay Cenovus Energy thanks to the Boundary Dam carbon capture project.   On Monday, it was...

SaskPower Carbon Capture and Storage Facility at Boundary Dam.

SaskPower pays out $12M to Cenovus for not providing captured carbon dioxide

By The Canadian Press October 26, 2015 - 5:55pm Updated: October 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

The Saskatchewan government has had to pay out about $12 million to an energy company for failing to deliver enough carbon dioxide from its carbon capture facility and the...

A 220,000 pound stainless steel tanker is moving from Biggar to Estevan this week.

Massive tanker move delayed by heavy rain

By François Biber September 15, 2015 - 12:47pm Updated: September 15, 2015 - 1:31pm

A massive tanker on its way from Biggar to Estevan has been delayed due to heavy rainfall on Tuesday.

A SaskPower spokesperson said the convoy had to divert from its...

SaskPower carbon capture and storage facility at Boundary Dam Oct. 2, 2014.

American congressional delegation visiting Saskatchewan's carbon capture facility

By Kevin Martel August 25, 2015 - 5:10pm Updated: August 26, 2015 - 6:43am

A U.S. presidential hopeful is in Saskatchewan Wednesday to tour the carbon capture and storage power plant at the Boundary Dam by Estevan.

South Carolina Republican Sen...