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Framework for Sustainability-based Assessment for the Public Utilities Board's Needs for and Alternatives To (NFAT) Assessment of Manitoba Hydro's Preferred Development Plan and Alternatives

Authors : Drs. Kyrke Gaudreau and Robert Gibson (for CAC Manitoba). The purpose of this report is to describe the nature, role and basic substance of a framework for sustainability-based decision [...] Read more

Manitoba Hydro's Need for Alternatives To (NFAT) Review of Keeyask and Conawapa Generating Stations

Authors: Dr. Jill Gunn & Ayodele Olagunju (for CAC Manitoba). This report presents a high-level overview of the potential macro environmental impacts and benefits of the power technologies [...] Read more

Needs for and Alternatives to: Review of Manitoba Hydro's Preferred Development Plan

Author: William Harper (for CAC Manitoba). This report addresses Manitoba Hydro’s economic evaluation of the Preferred Development Plan. The focus of the evidence is on the approach taken by Manitoba [...] Read more

Review of Manitoba Hydro Export Price Forecast for Needs For and Alternatives To (NFAT)

Author : Dr. Douglas J. Gotham (for CAC Manitoba). Based on the market valuation, export sales revenue represents a very significant part of the plan to meet expenditures (over $9.3 billion in present [...] Read more

Standard Approaches to Load Forecasting and Review of Manitoba Hydro Load Forecast for Needs For and Alternatives To (NFAT)

Authors : Drs. Wayne Simpson & Douglas J. Gotham (for CAC Manitoba). The Manitoba Hydro report on Needs for and Alternatives to Business Case (NFAT, August, 2013) provides load forecasts to 2032 [...] Read more

Impact of Increases in Electricity Rates on Low and Non Low Income Households in Manitoba

Authors: Drs. Harvey Stevens and Wayne Simpson (for CAC Manitoba). This paper addresses the impact of proposed electricity rate increases (4% per year over a 17 year period from 2015 to 2032 according [...] Read more

Policy Observations Related to the Cost Benefit of the Preferred Plan - NFAT Review

Author: Dr. Roger Higgin (for CAC Manitoba). This report presents a high-level overview of the Strategic Policy Observations of the Author on the Manitoba Hydro NFAT Filing now before the Manitoba [...] Read more

Framework for Sustainability-based Assessment for the Public Utilities Board’s Needs For and Alternatives To (NFAT) Assessment of Manitoba Hydro’s Preferred Development Plan and Alternatives

Authors : Drs. Kyrke Gaudreau and Robert Gibson (for CAC Manitoba). The purpose of this report is to describe the nature, role and basic substance of a framework for sustainability-based decision [...] Read more

Report of Risk Analysis in the NFAT

Author: Dr. Wayne Simpson (for CAC Manitoba). An important component of the Manitoba Hydro report on Needs for and Alternatives to Business Case (NFAT, August, 2013) is the analysis of the risks [...] Read more

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