Cable & Telecom

NorthwesTel’s new solar-hybrid station up and running

WHITEHORSE, YT – NorthwesTel announced today its new solar-diesel hybrid station is up and running, and will power the carrier’s Engineer Creek microwave site in the Yukon for the next 12 months. Photo by Fritz Mueller Construction of the solar photovoltaic array pilot project began in July as part of an energy feasibility between NorthwesTel, Cold Climate Innovation of the Yukon Research Centre at Yukon College, and the Energy Solutions Centre of the Government of Yukon’s Department of Energy, Mines and Resources. The site will run on solar energy for the next year with slight diesel power supplementation during the...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.