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SaskPower solar project enters next phase

SaskPower solar project enters next phase

SaskPower has initiated the next steps in its upcoming 10 megawatt (MW) utility-scale solar project. The Crown corporation has reached a request for proposal (RFP) phase, in the competitive process for the project.
Chamber to hold AGM in March

Chamber to hold AGM in March

The Estevan Chamber of Commerce has announced that it will be holding its 2017 annual general meeting (AGM) on March 22. The meeting will take place at the Western Star Signature Hotel & Conference Centre at noon.

SaskEnergy issues a reminder

SaskEnergy is asking customers to check for snow and ice buildup on natural gas equipment at homes, businesses and schools across the province.
New flavour added to Zak Organics

New flavour added to Zak Organics

Zak Organics Food Co. Ltd., a certified organic snack food producer near Fir Mountain, expanded their flavour line of crunchy green pea snacks on February 1.
Crude production hits record level

Crude production hits record level

The production of crude oil and equivalent products reached a record high in Canada in November of last year. The increase was attributed to synthetic crude oil production which was up by 17.5 per cent to 5.
Southeast dominates modest Crown land sale for producers

Southeast dominates modest Crown land sale for producers

The Estevan and Weyburn area once again led the way in terms of bids for Crown land at the Feb. 9 public offering for petroleum and natural gas rights. The sale brought in a modest $1.
Chamber luncheon focuses on energy efficiency suggestions

Chamber luncheon focuses on energy efficiency suggestions

The Estevan Chamber of Commerce’s most recent luncheon was a discussion of the many ways business owners can keep track of and optimize their power use with the help of a number of programs SaskPower has created for such purposes.

More than 63,000 tonnes captured

The carbon capture and storage (CCS) facility at the Boundary Dam Power Station performed well in January, capturing just over 63,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), according to the monthly update released by SaskPower on Feb. 3.
Smiles Per Mile Lotto won by Southland Co-op staff

Smiles Per Mile Lotto won by Southland Co-op staff

The Southern Rebels Junior Hockey Club picked winners for the 29th annual Smiles Per Mile Lotto at a recent home game on February 1, and the Southland Co-op administration staff won the 50/50 draw worth $17,947.50.
Cautious optimism for the oilpatch

Cautious optimism for the oilpatch

Oil and natural gas producers and service companies in southeast Saskatchewan are joining their counterparts in other parts of Canada in weighing in with a little optimism for the rest of this year when it comes to their professions.