Image Courtesy of Nalcor Energy The $7.8-billion Muskrat Falls project would ensure a reliable power supply to the province, backers say. Opponents see it as a dubious scheme with little benefit. Related Links: Risks Pile Up At Canada's Muskrat Falls Hydro Provincial Fact Sheet: Muskrat Falls Rolling blackouts and power outages throughout Canada's Newfoundland and Labrador province in January have prompted the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) to launch a probe into Nalcor Energy and its management of power generation and transmission infrastructure.PUB's announcement of the investigation comes after a number of public complaints claimed that utility corporations
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.