Living in the #DarkNL

Living in the #DarkNL

Despite The Telegram's own challenges to put out a paper and keep its website going — due to water and electrical damage that has kept the Village Mall closed (The Telegram's office is located at the Village Mall) — our reporters, editors and columnists have stepped up and offered full coverage of the issues surrounding the power outages, as well as other top news and sports stories. Here is a collectiion of articles related to the power outage and continuing power generation concerns in the province.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro‘s thermal generation station in Holyrood. — File photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

Signs of hope on NL Hydro power plant woes

January 07, 2014 - 1 h 30

But Martin said if things went according to plan, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro would start turning on Hardwoods Monday evening, and get the rest of it up and running this morning.

As for Holyrood,...

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Employment

Line worker injured on the job

January 07, 2014 - 1 h 30

The man was asked to remain the following day, but his injuries are not life-threatening, according to Newfoundland Power president and CEO Earl Ludlow, who spoke with reporters early Monday afternoon....

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Article
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Politics

Hydro plans to buy new generator

January 07, 2014 - 1 h 30

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro has not bought the unit yet. It has not even applied to the PUB for approval of the purchase. Ed Martin president and CEO of Nalcor Energy, the parent company of Newfoundland...

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Article
Section:
Employment

Death linked to carbon monoxide poisoning: Eastern Health

January 07, 2014 - 1 h 30

Most CO poisoning is the result of engine exhaust, often from running a generator, snow blower or car, or in some cases propane appliances, Eastern Health stated in its new release. Use of these items...

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Travel

Safety urged after candle fire

January 07, 2014 - 1 h 30

We suggest people stay away from candles and have flashlights or any kind of battery-operated light, Griffin said. Candles are tall, not very stable and it doesn't take much to knock them over.

The...

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Article
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Technologies

No power, no problem for Bay Roberts resident

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

That's why when the province was plunged into darkness on Jan. 4, Ron and his wife Velma were among the few in Bay Roberts who had heat and lights.

We have an electric kettle, so we could boil...

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Article
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Innovation

Double whammy for St. John's

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

Roads were down to almost one lane and still slippery.

On Pennywell Road, Alona Penton-Power came home from a Christmas trip to find her shovel stolen. With one borrowed from a neighbour and a...

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Article
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Education

Old assets at root of power system failure

January 06, 2014 - 1 h 30

Right now Holyrood is at about 40 to 45 per cent capacity entirely and, if we get Unit 1 back up, we would likely be at about 80 per cent capacity when that happens, said Nalcor Energy president and...

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Article
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Innovation