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Mactaquac Hydro Electric Dam

The Mactaquac Hydro Electric Dam is an embankment dam used to generate hydroelectricity in Mactaquac. It dams the waters of the Saint John River and is operated by NB Power with a capacity to generate 653 megawatts of electricity from 6 turbines; this represents…

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Fredericton Electric Light Company

On the afternoon of September 4, 1882, Thomas Edison turned a switch at the Pearl Street generating station in New York City and energized the world’s first large scale electrical…

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