Category Archives: Yukon Energy

10,000 Chinook salmon released

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Every year the Whitehorse Fish Hatchery releases thousands of Chinook salmon.

The fish hatchery is owned by Yukon Energy which runs Whitehorse’s hydroelectric dam. While the dam has a fish ladder and other measures to prevent fish death, it’s believed to have an impact as it blocks the migration way.

Releasing new fish is a way to offset this.

The fish are released at the Wolf Creek Campground outside Whitehorse and children are encouraged to take part.


Yukon Energy: Keeping the lights on

Yukon Energy (Small) yukon energy 3 Yukon energy2 (Small)electricity 3electricity 10electricity1electricity2electricity4electricity5electricity6Yukon beat its all-time record for electricity demand this week. Power is generated by the utility, Yukon Energy, which has modern-styled headquarters by the Yukon River.