Corbett blasts NB Power CEO, calls for 2030 coal phase-out plan

Our Executive Director Lois Corbett blasted NB Power CEO Gaetan Thomas this week for calling the federal government’s carbon tax “bad policy” while the utility he runs looks to double down on old-fashioned, 1980s electricity systems. “Sometimes I … [Read more...]

NB Power launches energy efficiency hub

NB Power has launched a new website dedicated to making your home cozier in the winter, cooler in the summer and cheaper to power year-round.  The public utility's new energy efficiency web hub highlights ways New Brunswickers can save energy and … [Read more...]

Nominate your local energy efficiency champion today!

Are you, or do you know a neighbour or friend who can't help but daydream about all the new renewable energy and energy efficiency projects they're looking forward to playing with this summer? Maybe the company you work for always stays … [Read more...]

Widespread solar adoption in NB inevitable: report

A new report commissioned by NB Power says that widespread solar power adoption by “tens of thousands of homes and businesses” is inevitable in New Brunswick. The report, by Montreal's Dunsky Energy Consulting, urges the public utility to get … [Read more...]

Conservation Council comments on NB Power’s 2017 Integrated Resource Plan

The Conservation Council has submitted comments on NB Power’s 2017 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). Following input from experts and the public, NB Power’s IRP will explore new ways to lower electricity bills, describe the role NB Power and … [Read more...]

The results are in! 2015 Environmental Attitudes Survey

What percentage of Frederictonians want glass recycling? How satisfied are residents with the city’s environmental initiatives? What kind of support is there for wind and solar projects in NB? We have the answers! This past fall, we (Karyn, … [Read more...]

Heating your home for just $10/month? It’s already happening in New Brunswick!

Just how big of a difference can energy efficiency really make in a home? You need only ask the Naugler family on Fredericton's north side. The Nauglers are the owners of the first super energy-efficient Passive House built in New Brunswick. They … [Read more...]

Statement on Mactaquac Project

The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is encouraged to see NB Power taking a serious look at the future of the Mactaquac hydro-generating facility. NB Power has laid out three options under consideration and has developed a review process for … [Read more...]

Study shows severe nuclear accident at Point Lepreau 40 times more likely than initially thought

For Immediate Release On Friday, January 18, 2013, NB Power released the preliminary results of a study that showed that NB Power has grossly underestimated earthquake risk. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) ordered a new site specific … [Read more...]