NB Power issues second quarter financial and operating results
Fredericton – NB Power’s financial and operating results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2019/20, issued today, show operating earnings of $107 million for the six-month period, an increase of $5 million, or five per cent over the same period last year.
Full details of the second quarter are available in the report.
Export sales continued to be strong during the quarter, at $209 million – or 97 per cent higher than the previous year. In province sales were also $17 million higher than the same period last year, or three per cent higher.
Operational highlights during the quarter included:
- began the approval process for a new transmission line for the Fredericton area to improve reliability for 25,000 customers
- started installing 1,600 bird diverters on lines in the ecologically sensitive Sackville region, as part of important maintenance upgrades to the 25 kilometres of transmission lines
- made good progress on the continued research work into small modular nuclear reactors
Media contact: Marc Belliveau, communications, NB Power, 506-458-4203; firstname.lastname@example.org.