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Media Advisory – Oral Traditional Evidence proceedings set to begin in Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project Reconsideration hearing

November 16, 2018 CALGARY – The National Energy Board (NEB) is set to begin Oral Traditional Evidence (OTE) proceedings as part of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Reconsideration hearing. The NEB has scheduled OTE sessions over the next three weeks, starting in Calgary, Alta. (Nov. 20–22), then in Victoria, B.C. (Nov. 26–29) and concluding in Nanaimo, B.C. (Dec. 3–6). […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 201812 Views

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Notice of Completion/Notice of Opportunity to Review Final ESR for Phase 2 – Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities

November 15, 2018 Wataynikaneyap has issued its Final Environmental Study Report (ESR) for the Phase 2 Connecting 17 Remote First Nation Communities Project for review by Aboriginal communities and groups, agency and public stakeholder review. The Final ESR has been prepared to consider comments through review on the Draft ESR.  The Final ESR will be […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 201811 Views

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National Energy Board approves the Manitoba Hydro – Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project

November 15, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (the Board) has issued its decision approving the Manitoba Hydro – Manitoba-Minnesota Transmission Project (Project) subject to 28 conditions, and the approval of the Governor in Council. Manitoba Hydro applied for authorization under the NEB Act to construct and operate a 500 […]

by pmnationtalk on November 16, 20188 Views

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Media Advisory – Chief Jim Boucher to be honoured as Canadian Energy Person of the Year

CALGARY, Nov. 15, 2018  – Tonight in Calgary, Chief Jim Boucher of the Fort McKay First Nation will be recognized by the Energy Council of Canada as the 2018 Canadian Energy Person of the Year. One of the most influential Indigenous leaders in Canada, Chief Boucher has forged ground-breaking partnerships in the energy industry for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 201819 Views

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The governments of Canada and Northwest Territories invest in upgrades at the Snare Forks Hydroelectric Facility, providing clean energy for the North Slave Region

From: Infrastructure Canada Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, November 14, 2018—The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories are investing in green infrastructure projects to safeguard the environment, grow the economy and improve the quality of life for those living and working in the North. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201822 Views

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Media Advisory – Alberta and Federal Ministers to Address Continental Forum

OTTAWA, Nov. 13, 2018  – Canada’s energy capital will play host to this year’s North American Regional Energy Forum on Wednesday, November 14. This annual trilateral event brings together senior industry leaders, representatives of key regulatory bodies, and ambassadors and ministers. It is hosted this year by the Energy Council of Canada, and was planned in coordination with its counterparts […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201826 Views

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The governments of Canada and Northwest Territories invest in first Arctic Energy Fund project with Inuvik Wind Generation, creating cleaner and more reliable energy

Inuvik, Northwest Territories, November, 13, 2018—Investments in green infrastructure projects are key to supporting the unique needs of northern communities, while protecting the environment and promoting cleaner, more sustainable energy options that will benefit northerners for generations to come. Today, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Wally Schumann, Minister of Infrastructure […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 201827 Views

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Albertans take a shine to solar power

Nov 12, 2018 Alberta’s solar industry has grown by five times since 2015, diversifying the economy, creating jobs and helping save Albertans money on their energy bills. The province is home to some of Canada’s best renewable resources – especially solar energy. Demand for solar projects has increased thanks primarily to Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201820 Views

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USask and new partner, Valard Group, aim to advance renewable energy in remote communities

Nov 8, 2018 SASKATOON – A unique University of Saskatchewan(USask) research program that aims to address policy challenges and socio-economic barriers to renewable energy development in northern, remote and Indigenous communities will receive a significant boost thanks to a major gift from the Valard Group of Companies. The Edmonton-based utility services company is making a […]

by ahnationtalk on November 12, 201851 Views

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Hearings & Applications – NEB announces venues, dates and detailed schedule for upcoming Oral Traditional Evidence sessions on Trans Mountain Reconsideration hearing.

A95518 National Energy Board – Procedural Direction No. 2 – All Parties – Trans Mountain Expansion – Reconsideration – Oral Indigenous traditional evidence – Procedures, guidance, session locations and schedules A95518-1 NEB PD No. 2 – All Parties – Trans Mountain Expansion – Reconsideration – Oral Indigenous traditional evidence – Procedures, guidance, session locations and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201822 Views

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Pattern Energy Enters Agreement to Sell K2 Wind Facility

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7, 2018  — Pattern Energy Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: PEGI) (“Pattern Energy” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into an agreement for the sale of the Company’s 90 megawatt (“MW”) minority owned interest in the K2 Wind power facility (“K2”) in Ontario for a purchase price of CAD$216.0(US$166.0 million1), to a consortium of investors led […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 201827 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power LP : Engineering, Procurement, Construction Request for Proposals Issued for the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project.

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO (November 5, 2018) – Wataynikaneyap Power LP (“Wataynikaneyap Power”) is pleased to announce that Hatch Ltd., it’s Owner’s Engineer, has issued the Engineering, Procurement, Construction Request for Proposal packages (“EPC RFP”) for the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project. The EPC RFP was issued to the following previously-announced pre-qualified proponents: Forbes Bros. Ltd. (Pennecon); Power […]

by pmnationtalk on November 7, 201825 Views

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Government of Canada congratulates Beausoleil First Nation on the opening of a new energy-efficient housing project

November 1, 2018 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada is making historic investments to improve housing conditions in First Nations communities, reduce overcrowding, and support the health and well-being of First Nations residents. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated Beausoleil First Nation on the grand […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201836 Views

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BluEarth Announces Recipients of its 2018 Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship (ACES)

Calgary, Alberta – (October 31, 2018) BluEarth Renewables is pleased to announce it has awarded its 2018 Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship (ACES) to four recipients. This scholarship provides Canadian Indigenous students who have an interest in renewable energy, with financial support and skill development opportunities. “We are proud to award this scholarship to four deserving […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 201853 Views

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More than carbon taxes, we need wholescale energy transitions – U of Regina

November 1, 2018 The renewable energy industry can also create jobs. (David Dodge, GreenEnergyFutures.ca/flickr), CC BY-NC-SA Emily Eaton, University of Regina We’ve heard it ad nauseum from our political leaders and the media: We can’t do anything about climate change because it would cost us jobs and jeopardize our future. “We are trade exposed.” “We […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 201827 Views

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NT Government: Minister of Infrastructure announces new Energy Grant Program

October 30, 2018 Today, Minister of Infrastructure Wally Schumann announced the launch of a new grant initiative—the Government Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Grant Program. The Government GHG Grant Program is an application-based, non-repayable grant program designed to support GHG emissions reduction projects and initiatives for NWT community governments, municipalities, and Indigenous governments. This new program will […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201833 Views

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Pieridae Receives Permit to Construct the Goldboro LNG Facility

CALGARY, ALBERTA — October 31, 2018 — Pieridae Energy Limited (PEA-TSXV) welcomes the decision of the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board to issue the permit to construct the Goldboro LNG Facility. Pieridae will now proceed diligently to satisfy each of the associated conditions of that permit and to commence the construction of the Goldboro […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 201844 Views

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NEB Correspondence during Canada Post Service Disruptions – Update

October 26, 2018 While Canada Post works to restore normal service in Calgary, the NEB continues to encourage all external parties to avoid missing deadline(s) by e-filing or sending their correspondence by fax to 403-292-5503, rather than through the mail. Thank you for your cooperation. Secretary of the Board NT4

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 201877 Views

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Wind Energy Industry Honours Award Winners at Largest Annual Gathering of Industry Leaders

Calgary, Alberta, October 25, 2018 – The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) and its partner Deutsche Messe today wrapped up the 34thAnnual CanWEA Conference and Exhibition by honouring a slate of exemplary renewable-energy leaders, innovators, pioneers, and projects. This year’s iteration attracted 1,348 registrants and 135 exhibitors, covering over 21,160 square feet of exhibition space at Calgary’s BMO […]

by pmnationtalk on October 26, 201821 Views

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NEB Correspondence during Canada Post Calgary Walk Out

October 25, 2018 Due to the Canada Post Calgary employee walk out on October 25, the NEB encourages all external parties to avoid missing deadline(s) by e-filing or sending their correspondence by fax to 403-292-5503, and to NOT send any correspondence through the mail. Thank you for your cooperation. Secretary of the Board NT4

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201840 Views

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IESO: New Transmission Line Will Support Growth in Northwestern Ontario

Toronto, ON, October 24, 2018—The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has requested Hydro One Inc. start development work for a new electricity transmission line in northwestern Ontario that will support future economic growth. Beginning development work now will ensure the region is well positioned to provide reliable electricity supply to new businesses and other Ontario […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 201825 Views

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The sky is the limit for Hiawatha’s citizens as community hub goes solar

Bullfrog Power and BASF join the Hiawatha First Nation in unveiling a solar installation on the community’s flagship business and gathering place HIAWATHA, ON, Oct. 16, 2018 – The Hiawatha First Nation is celebrating a new solar installation on the Old Railroad Stop, the community’s flagship business and gathering place. The 22-kilowatt (kW) installation is […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 201883 Views

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NEB releases schedule for Trans Mountain Expansion Project reconsideration hearing

October 12, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) today released a hearing order setting out next steps and schedule as well as requests for information from Trans Mountain and Federal Authorities required for its reconsideration of aspects of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project pertaining to project-related marine shipping. The hearing […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 201837 Views

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NEB Pipeline Schedule – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Oct 12, 2018  CALGARY – The National Energy Board has released a schedule that it says will allow it to reconsider its approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in time to meet a Feb. 22 federal government deadline. The federal regulator is imposing filing deadlines starting this month, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201840 Views

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Media Advisory – Photo and Interview Opportunity – Ribbon cutting on new solar installation at The Old Railroad Stop in Hiawatha First Nation community

HIAWATHA, ON, Oct. 11, 2018 – On Tuesday, October 16, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Hiawatha First Nation will be celebrating the completion of a new solar project. The 22 kilowatt (kW) array, which has been completed with support from Bullfrog Power and BASF, is now installed atop the Old Railroad Stop, the community’s flagship business […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201842 Views

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Investment strengthens British Columbia’s leadership in developing sustainable energy sources

From: Western Economic Diversification Canada News release University of British Columbia’s Clean Energy Research Centre receives funding to support cleaner fuel research. October 11, 2018 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada The University of British Columbia’s Clean Energy Research Centre has received an investment of $913,516 to explore new energy sources that […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201870 Views

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National Energy Board responds to Enbridge gas pipeline rupture

October 10, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) has deployed staff to the area of a sweet natural gas pipeline rupture on the Enbridge transmission pipeline near Prince George, B.C. Their role will be to oversee the company’s response and to work with other emergency response agencies on site. Enbridge […]

by aanationtalk on October 11, 201835 Views

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The National Energy Board (NEB) 2017-18 Annual Report to Parliament was tabled

Message from the Chair and CEO Peter Watson, Chief Executive Officer and CEO The National Energy Board (NEB) is Canada’s federal energy regulator. Preventing harm is at the heart of what a regulator does. People count on us to keep them safe, to protect the environment, to prevent market inefficiencies and to listen to what […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201859 Views

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Cowessess First Nation unveils new solar site alongside wind power site – CTV

October 10, 2018 Saskatchewan is now home to a utility-scale solar and wind power site. The Cowessess First Nation unveiled the new solar energy site, alongside the existing wind power site on reserve land two kilometres east of Regina on Wednesday. “Cowessess is proud to extend its leadership in Saskatchewan renewable energy development with its […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 201857 Views

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NEB has been notified of a pipeline rupture near Prince George, B.C.

October 10, 2018, 12:00 a.m. (MST) The NEB has been notified of a pipeline rupture, resulting in a sweet natural gas release and fire on the Westcoast Mainline owned by Enbridge. The pipeline was immediately shut down. NEB inspectors have been deployed to the area, near Prince George, B.C., to work alongside the company and […]

by aanationtalk on October 10, 201844 Views

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A94624 National Energy Board – Ruling No. 1 to All Parties – Trans Mountain Expansion – Reconsideration of aspects of NEB Recommendation Report – List of Parties

A94624-1 NEB Ruling No. 1 to All Parties – Trans Mountain Expansion – Reconsideration – List of Parties – A6I4K1 A94624-2 ONÉ Décision no 1 à tous les parties – agrandissement du réseau de Trans Mountain – Réexamen – Liste des parties – A6I4K0 A94624-3 NEB List of Parties – Trans Mountain Expansion – Reconsideration […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 201867 Views

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Indian Resource Council Urges Senators to Oppose Bill C-69

SUU T’INA, Alberta, Oct. 03, 2018 — The Indian Resource Council (IRC), an Indigenous advocacy organization which represents the oil and gas and associated economic interests of over 130 Indigenous communities in Canada, is urging Senators to oppose Bill C-69. Bill C-69, which would drastically alter the review process for projects in the energy sector, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 3, 201890 Views

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Inuvialuit Regional Corporation and Government of the Northwest Territories announce support for securing the energy security in the Western Arctic

October 01, 2018 The Inuvialuit Regional Corporation (IRC) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) today announced their support for the development of gas resources in the Inuvialuit Settlement Region to ensure the energy security of communities in the Beaufort Delta. “There are trillions of cubic feet of natural gas within our region, yet […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 201854 Views

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NEB announces first steps for Trans Mountain Expansion Project reconsideration hearing

September 26, 2018 – Calgary – National Energy Board The National Energy Board (NEB) today announced that it will hold a public hearing to carry out its reconsideration related to the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The NEB has assigned a panel, opened up the application-to-participate process, and is seeking comment on the focus and design of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201868 Views

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NEB names three member panel to conduct Trans Mountain expansion review – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Sep 26, 2018 CALGARY _ The National Energy Board has named the panel that will conduct its reconsideration of the controversial Trans Mountain expansion project. The board has assigned Lyne Mercier, Alison Scott and Murray Lytle to the panel and has started the application-to-participate process. It is also seeking comment on the focus […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201883 Views

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​Alberta funding installs solar ray for First Nation in Maskwacis – JWN Energy

Sept. 26, 2018 A First Nations community near Edmonton has installed a new solar panel system as part of Alberta’s Indigenous Solar Program. With a $184,304 grant, Ermineskin Cree Nation has installed a solar array at the Maskwacis Mall. The investment is expected to reduce utility costs by approximately $8,000 per year, as well as […]

by ahnationtalk on September 26, 201858 Views

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Notice of Application and Hearing for Wataynikaneyap’s Application to the Ontario Energy Board for Leave to Construct its Transmission Project

September 26, 2018 The Ontario Energy Board has issued a Notice of Application and Hearing in connection with Wataynikaneyap’s application for leave to construct its transmission project.  The Notice and the application materials are available as follows: Notice of Application and Hearing (English) Notice of Application and Hearing (French) Notice of Application and Hearing (Ojibway) […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 201862 Views

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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, 201872 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, 201849 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, 2018128 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, 201870 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, 201845 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, 2018103 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, 201877 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, 201870 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, 201868 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, 2018132 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, 201871 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, 201889 Views

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