Work for the proposed pumped hydro energy project outside of Obed is underway this year, but construction likely won’t begin until the spring, according to Turning Point Generation (TPG) president, Kipp Horton.

TPG develops renewable energy storage projects and is developing the pumped hydro energy storage project located 13 kilometres east of Hinton called The Canyon Creek Project.

“I think the biggest milestone recently was the fact that TC energy has come in as a partner on the project with us,” Horton said of the equity investment made earlier this year that will help advance the project.


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