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Ermineskin Cree Nation hits the switch on new solar power

Sep 25, 2018 Ermineskin Cree Nation has partnered with the Alberta government to install a new solar power system at the Maskwacis Mall to help reduce emissions and save money. The 61.2-kilowatt solar panel system will save the community nearly $8,000 a year in utility costs, allowing Ermineskin Cree Nation to invest in other community […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 20183 Views

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NEB receives new Order in Council regarding Trans Mountain Expansion Project

September 21, 2018 An August 30th decision by the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the Order in Council that approved the Trans Mountain Expansion Project and nullified the certificate issued by the National Energy Board (NEB) for the Project. Today, we received a new Order in Council [Filing A94111] from the Government of Canada requiring the NEB to […]

by pmnationtalk on September 24, 201821 Views

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AB Government: Supporting oil sands growth and climate action

Sep 11, 2018 Premier Rachel Notley and Energy Minister Margaret McCuaig-Boyd joined Nexen officials, First Nations enterprises and other local suppliers to highlight a $400-million investment by Nexen. Nexen is a wholly owned subsidiary of CNOOC Ltd. With leading-edge technology, the Long Lake South West project illustrates that a major oil sands producer can be […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 201862 Views

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Little Red River Cree Nation goes green

Little Red River Cree Nation has partnered with the Alberta government to install solar panel systems on two community buildings. The project will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, make energy bills more affordable and support local jobs. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program, Little Red River Cree Nation installed solar panels on Kayas College and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 201834 Views

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The governments of Canada and Nunavut announce investments in energy efficiency upgrades that help residents save energy and money

September 10, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec The governments of Canada and Nunavut are working together to take action on climate change, helping residents save money while they improve energy efficiency. Today, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, announced a federal investment of almost $12 million that will go toward energy efficiency retrofits for Nunavut’s public […]

by pmnationtalk on September 10, 201819 Views

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AB Government: Beaver First Nation harnesses solar power

Sep 07, 2018 Beaver First Nation has partnered with the Alberta government to install solar panel systems on a number of community buildings to help cut their power bills. The project will also reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create local jobs. With support from Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program, Beaver First Nation has installed solar panels […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 201850 Views

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NEB update to Federal Court decision

August 31, 2018 The Federal Court of Appeal decision of August 30th 2018 has quashed the Order in Council approving the Trans Mountain Expansion project, and nullified the Certificate issued by the NEB for the Project. In the absence of a Certificate, the NEB expects that Trans Mountain will safely cease all construction activity in […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 201833 Views

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Pieridae Energy second quarter reports

CALGARY, ALBERTA — August 28, 2018—Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) is pleased to announce that it has filed its second quarter unaudited condensed interim financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the three and six months periods ended June 30, 2018. Pieridae is a reporting issuer or the equivalent in British Columbia, Alberta and Québec. It is listed […]

by pmnationtalk on August 29, 201832 Views

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Renewable energy investments in Old Crow

Today the Government of Yukon announced a $500,000 investment for the installation of a 940-kilowatt solar array in Old Crow. The partnership between the Government of Yukon, Vuntut Gwitchin Government and Yukon Development Corporation will help develop Old Crow’s sustainable energy future and reduce the community’s dependence on diesel fuel. This community-driven, grassroots project will […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 201843 Views

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Finalization of Apuiat wind farm project negotiations

NITASSINAN, MONTRÉAL, KINGSEY FALLS, August 22, 2018 – Hydro-Québec and the Apuiat wind farm project’s partners, i.e. Société en commandite Apuiat, formed by participating Innu communities, and Boralex Inc., have announced that discussions held over the last few days were fruitful and led to the finalization of the negotiations regarding the 200 MW Apuiat wind […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 201878 Views

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NEB releases performance summary for 2017-2018

August 21, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) today published its 2017-2018 performance summary report, an account of its performance against its goals that is transparent, detailed and demonstrates how the NEB holds itself accountable for the work it does on behalf of Canadians. The report explores measures and outcomes, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 201834 Views

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News Release: Saving time and money for Alberta’s energy industry

August 21, 2018 A more efficient regulatory process means new oil and gas projects can begin operating faster, creating jobs and maintaining competitiveness as Alberta leads the country in growth. The new process is fairer, faster and more accessible, saving industry hundreds of millions of dollars while making the process more transparent and accessible for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201858 Views

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Trans Mountain cleared by the NEB to build pipeline between Edmonton and north of Kamloops, B.C.

August 16, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) today released a condition compliance Letter Report that gives Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC (Trans Mountain) NEB approval to start construction of its expansion project on Segments 1-4 (also referred to as Spreads), from the Edmonton Terminal to its Darfield Pump Station north […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 201845 Views

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Hydro power storage project to be built near retired open pit coal mine – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Aug 14, 2018  CALGARY _ A hydro power storage project proposed at the site of one of the worst coal mining environmental disasters in Canada has been given regulatory approval. Turning Point Generation, developer of the Canyon Creek Pumped Hydro Energy Storage Project, says the recent ruling by the Alberta Utilities Commission means […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 201856 Views

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Group says US energy panel stacked with industry supporters – CP

Source: The Associated Press Aug 7, 2018  By Matthew Brown THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BILLINGS, Mont. _ Conservationists claimed in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that a Trump administration committee reviewing royalties paid by companies on fossil fuels extracted from public lands is stacked with industry supporters who conduct some meetings in secret. The Western Organization of Resource Councils […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 201887 Views

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NEB publishes white paper on quality assurance of pipeline fittings

Report presents recommendations for regulatory and supply chain improvements News Release For Immediate Release August 7, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has published its Recommendations to Improve Quality Assurance of Quenched and Tempered Fittings white paper. The report, published today, provides recommendations for enhanced quality assurance of integral […]

by ahnationtalk on August 7, 201882 Views

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NEB Decision for NGTL’s Northwest Mainline Loop

July 31, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB or Board) announced today that it has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL)’s request to construct and operate the Northwest Mainline Loop (Boundary Lake North Section) (Project). The Project will be located in northwestern Alberta and includes 23 kilometres of new pipeline to […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201869 Views

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Ontario’s Low-Cost, Reliable Energy System Dependent on New Renewable Power

TORONTO, July 25, 2018  – The Renewable Energy Alliance (REAO) members comprise a significant portion of Ontario’s workforce. We welcome initiatives that encourage private sector competition, and those that will make for a more reliable, affordable energy system in the future. We understand that the Ontario government is committed to finding efficiencies and to lowering electricity bills, but we do […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 201850 Views

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Government of Canada Helping Reduce Cost of Gas in Churchill, Manitoba

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada News release Federal funding will help the community manage increased cost due to ongoing rail line disruption July 20, 2018 – Churchill, Manitoba – Western Economic Diversification Canada The Government of Canada continues to demonstrate its commitment to the residents of Churchill through an investment of $129,000 to help reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201853 Views

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Hesquiaht First Nations making transition to clean, reliable energy

July 20, 2018 HOT SPRINGS COVE – The Hesquiaht First Nations community of Hot Springs Cove is making the transition from diesel generators to hydropower, with the support of a $500,000 equity grant from the Province of British Columbia. “The shift to reliable, clean energy opens up opportunities, supports ingenuity and makes life better for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 201873 Views

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Media advisory: Government of Canada to highlight green job opportunities for students

From: Employment and Social Development Canada The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will highlight funding to help youth get valuable work experience in the green jobs sector. A photo opportunity and media availability will follow. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. DATE:       […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 201887 Views

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AMC pleased with dismissal of Manitoba Hydro’s appeal of on-reserve rate freeze

Treaty One Territory, MB – The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) is extremely pleased that the Public Utilities Board (PUB) dismissed Manitoba Hydro’s attempt to overturn the new “First Nations On-Reserve” rate class and the rate freeze assigned to customers in that category. “The new rate freeze for First Nations people living on reserve is something that AMC fought for and that […]

by pmnationtalk on July 16, 2018109 Views

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No more retrofits for carbon capture and storage at Boundary Dam: SaskPower – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jul 9, 2018 REGINA _ SaskPower says there will be no further retrofits to allow for carbon capture and storage at a dam site in southeastern Saskatchewan. The technology was introduced with much fanfare for $1.5 billion at the Boundary Dam power plant near Estevan in October 2014. The goal was to reduce […]

by ahnationtalk on July 10, 201881 Views

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Eagle Spirit Energy: Eagle Spirit Corridor to be Greenest Energy Project on the Planet

CALGARY, June 26, 2018  – The First Nations-led Eagle Spirit Energy (ESE) Corridor project—between Fort McMurray, Alberta and Grassy Point, BC—continues to make exciting advances. Recently a ground-breaking memorandum of agreement to build ESE’s first crude oil pipeline was signed with Canada’s Four Craft Unions who represent over 330,000 members. The ESE Chiefs Council which represents the 35 Indigenous communities […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 2018175 Views

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The governments of Canada and Nova Scotia announce funding to help Nova Scotia homeowners save money on solar power

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 25, 2018 – Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada and Nova Scotia are working together to take climate action and fund clean solutions to help households reduce energy use and save money, create good jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, Darren Fisher—on behalf […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 201874 Views

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Over $2,400,000 in CanNor funding supports development of clean energy projects in Yukon communities

June 21, 2018 – Whitehorse, Yukon – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Access to reliable, clean and affordable energy solutions play a vital role in the wellbeing of communities in Canada’s North. By deploying clean energy infrastructure to more places, communities are able to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and diversify their economies. That […]

by pmnationtalk on June 22, 201891 Views

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Ep. 10 – Indigenous-Led Energy Generation with Ken Coates and Guy Lonechild – MLI

In this episode of Pod Bless Canada, Ken Coates is joined by Guy Lonechild, Indigenous leader and CEO of First Nations Power Authority (FNPA). FNPA’s mandate is to support and derisk the development of First Nations-led renewable energy projects. Coates and Lonechild discuss how groups like FNPA create new opportunities for Indigenous communities to contribute […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201883 Views

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SHARC Energy Systems Announces Funding for the Clyde Gateway Regeneration Project

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 18, 2018 – SHARC International Systems Inc. (CSE:SHRC) (FSE:IWIA) (OTCQB:INTWF)(“Company” or “SHARC”) is pleased to announce that the Company’s UK subsidiary, SHARC Energy Systems has agreed to a funding deal through the 2014-2020 European Regional Development Fund to support the construction of the district heating scheme at the Clyde Gateway regeneration […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 201875 Views

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NEB comments on Équiterre pipeline safety in Canada report

On June 14, 2018, Équiterre published a report on pipeline safety in Canada. Below are some observations from the National Energy Board regarding the report. Pipeline incidents in Quebec in 2017 The increase in reports of incidents in Québec in 2017 is linked to the late reporting of overpressure events on the pipeline operated by Trans Northern […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2018112 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power seeks approval to construct the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project

June 13, 2018 Thunder Bay, Ontario (GlobeNewswire-June 13, 2018) – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (Wataynikaneyap Power) announced today that it has filed a leave to construct application with the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to construct and operate the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. The Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project is an unprecedented First Nations-led project to build approximately […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 2018100 Views

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Kivalliq Announces Share Consolidation and Name Change to ValOre Metals Corp.

June 13, 2018 Vancouver, British Columbia – Kivalliq Energy Corporation (TSX-V:KIV) (“Kivalliq” or “the Company”) today announced a proposed consolidation of the common shares of the Company on the basis of ten (10) pre-consolidation shares for one (1) post consolidation share (the “Consolidation”). In conjunction with the Consolidation, the Company’s name will be changed to […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201885 Views

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News Release: Calgary welcomes global energy leaders

June 12, 2018 New investment and partnership opportunities are the province’s focus as Calgary hosts North America’s largest oil and gas exhibition. The Global Petroleum Show (GPS), which runs June 12 to 14, attracts roughly 50,000 delegates from more than 115 countries, with representatives from international and domestic companies, government officials and industry leaders. “Earnings […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2018110 Views

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The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island announce funding to help Prince Edward Island homeowners, industry, agricultural and forestry sectors save energy

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada June 8, 2018 – Stratford, Prince Edward Island Canada and Prince Edward Island are working together to take climate action and find solutions to help Canadians save money, reduce energy waste, create jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay—on behalf of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201880 Views

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REDI information Trade Show in Yellowknife for Mining Week

YELLOWKNIFE (June 4, 2018) – Yellowknife residents will have an opportunity this week to discuss and ask questions about natural resources and energy in the Northwest Territories; and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT’s) approach to energy and resource development. An “Information Tradeshow” is being staged this week as part of the GNWT’s Resources and […]

by pmnationtalk on June 5, 2018104 Views

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Manitoba Metis Federation Files Court Challenge against Pallister Government on Hydro Agreement

June 1, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President David Chartrand, along with MMF legal counsel, are holding a press conference to detail the judicial review set to be filed in the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench on Monday, June 4. Date: Monday, June 4, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Room 16, Manitoba […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 2018129 Views

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Metis want judicial review of government’s decision to quash Manitoba Hydro deal – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Jun 4, 2018  WINNIPEG _ The Manitoba Metis Federation has filed legal action against the provincial government over hydroelectric development. The federation is applying for a judicial review of the government’s decision to quash an agreement reached last year between the Metis and Manitoba Hydro. The deal would have seen the federation get […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 201891 Views

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Regional Energy Conference June 13 & 14 – NetNewsLedger

1 June 2018 THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – In Northwestern Ontario, there are major transmission projects that are currently at various stages of development. The First Nation representatives of three of these Projects – Wataynikaneyap Power’s 22 First Nation’s North of Dryden Transmission Project, the East-West Tie Transmission Line, with Project partners’ Supercom Industries and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2018339 Views

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University of Ottawa: Women’s Voices

Women’s Voices September 26-28, 2018 A conference presented by the Spanish Program and the Graduate Student Association, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures (University of Ottawa) During our colloquium, and given the feminine inequity in the Pan-American democratic context, we wish to reflect on the condition of women in the past and the present, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2018102 Views

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New energy given to Cambridge Bay Youth Centre

Youth centre benefits from CIP 150 funding May 31, 2018 – Cambridge Bay, NU – Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) Over the last two years the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program (CIP 150) provided support throughout Nunavut for renovations and upgrades to community infrastructure including arenas and community centres. The final Nunavut-based project to be announced […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201887 Views

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CanInfra Challenge Announces Ideas Contest Winner

May 29, 2018 Project aimed to bring affordable, de-carbonized energy to northern communities by creating a renewable microgrid TORONTO—The CanInfra Challenge has awarded a prize of $50,000 to Team IceGrid, the winner of the CanInfra Ideas Contest. The group was selected by a panel of judges that included BCG Senior Advisor George Stalk; former Deputy […]

by pmnationtalk on May 31, 201874 Views

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NEB: Purchase of Trans Mountain by the Government of Canada

The NEB is following the Government of Canada’s recent announcement with respect to a transaction involving the Trans Mountain pipeline system, including the expansion project and related assets. At this point, we are unable to speculate on what the applicable regulatory requirements are, if any, with respect to this transaction until more information becomes available. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201889 Views

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WWF-Canada and U of S to host renewable energy discussion

Scientists and experts to discuss opportunities and considerations for communities and wildlife May 25, 2018 SASKATOON –World Wildlife Fund Canada (WWF-Canada) and the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invite media and the public to attend a panel discussion on May 28 at the U of S, where experts will discuss how and where new […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 2018117 Views

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Media Advisory – The Conference Board of Canada Hosts Reshaping Energy 2018 Conference

OTTAWA, May 25, 2018 – Canada’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will require improvements in the way we produce, transport, and consume energy. Canadian and international experts will share their insights on how to manage the transition to a low-carbon future at The Conference Board of Canada’s Reshaping Energy 2018 conference in Ottawa on May 28-29. Topics of discussion include: Federal and […]

by pmnationtalk on May 28, 201896 Views

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U Waterloo: Indigenous communities moving away from government utilities

Friday, May 25, 2018 Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social development as well as capacity-building for self-governance, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. “Many indigenous communities decided to take back control of their […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201859 Views

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NB Power announces recipients of Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards

FREDERICTON (GNB) – NB Power celebrated organizations, individuals and communities that have demonstrated leadership and innovation in energy efficiency with its first annual Energy Efficiency Excellence Awards. The awards ceremony was held as part of the utility’s Energizing Efficiency Conference in Fredericton. The awards recognize the achievements of New Brunswickers who undertook efficiency projects in 2017 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018102 Views

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NEB Decision for North Montney Mainline Project

May 23, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB or Board) announced today that it has approved NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL)’s request to modify its Certificate for the North Montney Mainline Project, and for certain associated Project modifications. However, given the changes, the Board found that NGTL’s proposal to […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 2018115 Views

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News Release: Energy efficiency upgrades on Tsuut’ina Sportsplex

Alberta has partnered with Tsuut’ina Nation to lower power bills at the community’s sportsplex while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing energy efficiency. May 23, 2018 Through Alberta’s Indigenous Energy Efficiency (Retrofit) Program, the Nation will receive a $2,156,686 grant that will be used to install a new ice plant in the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex. […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201884 Views

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Nunavut power utility’s solar installation starts to show results – Nunatsiaq.com

May 23, 2018 “Larger installations with newer technologies should see more efficiencies” The first grid-integrated renewable energy installation in Nunavut came with a hefty price tag, but the Qulliq Energy Corp.‘s pilot solar project has started to produce results. Since Nunavut’s energy corporation installed 11 panels along the side of its Iqaluit power plant in […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2018131 Views

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Wood heating program could jumpstart North’s bio-economy – Northern Ontario Business

Green energy provider preparing for the long haul to deliver wood pellets to customers Vince Rutter hopes a new provincial wood heat pilot program awarded to select Northern Ontario communities will provide a “starting line” to finally get the ball rolling with the region’s bio-economy. In early May, Queen’s Park dropped $6.7 million from its […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201883 Views

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The governments of Canada and New Brunswick announce funding to help the people of New Brunswick save energy and money in their homes, businesses, and industry

May 18, 2018 – Moncton, New Brunswick Canada and New Brunswick are working together to take climate action and find clean solutions to help Canadians save money, reduce energy waste, create jobs, and support healthy communities. Today, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Dominic LeBlanc—on behalf of the Minister of Environment […]

by pmnationtalk on May 18, 2018100 Views

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