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Government of Canada partners with Northern BC and Yukon First Nations to reduce reliance on diesel and fight climate change

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada August 25, 2020 — Ottawa, ONTARIO — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is taking steps to help support northern communities by working in collaboration with territorial, Indigenous, and community partners to monitor and address the impacts of climate change in the North and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 202057 Views

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Canada, Nunavut partner on South Baffin renewable energy projects – Nunatsiaq News

20 August 2020 Feds give $18.3 million for projects in six communities Through an $18.3 million contribution, the federal government is partnering with the Government of Nunavut to develop renewable energy projects in the South Baffin region. Dan Vandal, the federal northern affairs minister, and Premier Joe Savikataaq, who is also Nunavut’s environment minister, announced […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 202075 Views

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Government of Canada partners with Nunavut for renewable and energy-efficiency projects

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada August 20, 2020 – Iqaluit, Nunavut The Government of Canada’s number-one priority remains keeping Canadians safe and supporting families and businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the fight against climate change must continue, particularly for Northerners, who are at the frontlines of these changes, with Canada’s North warming at three times […]

by ahnationtalk on August 20, 202083 Views

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Old Crow Solar Energy Project: Integrating renewable energy sources in Canada’s North

Fri, Jul 31, 2020 As the most northwesterly community in Canada and Yukon’s only fly-in community, the people of Old Crow see and experience the effects of climate change every day, and the Vuntut Gwitchin Government (VGG) is finding innovative ways to adapt to these changes. Situated above the Arctic Circle and hundreds of kilometers […]

by mmnationtalk on July 31, 2020164 Views

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Round two of the Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy kicks off

21 July 2020 The Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) is a unique knowledge sharing program about isolated power systems integration held in partnership with Canada, Gwich’in Council International, the United States and Iceland and endorsed by the Sustainable Development Working Group of the Arctic Council. Combining visits to remote Arctic communities with participant knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on July 22, 202042 Views

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Old Crow waiting to flip the switch on new solar array – CBC

COVID-19 pandemic slowed down project, so final phase expected next summer Jul 20, 2020 Building a solar farm 127 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle is a challenge; building an array of solar panels on permafrost in a remote community is a small engineering feat. The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation in Old Crow, Yukon, is […]

by ahnationtalk on July 20, 202042 Views

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QEC decommissioning old power plant fuel system in Grise Fiord

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Grise Fiord that the corporation will be decommissioning the old power plant fuel system from July 20 to 30, 2020. The affected area is marked in red on the map below. Decommissioning the old power plant fuel system requires the use of heavy equipment […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 202043 Views

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Public feedback on new QEC program

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) is encouraging the public to provide feedback on the pricing structure of the corporation’s proposed Commercial and Institutional Power Producer (CIPP) Program. The CIPP program is being developed to allow existing commercial and institutional customers to generate renewable energy on their premises and sell all generated energy to QEC. The corporation […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 202061 Views

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Planned Power Outage in Resolute Bay

Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) would like to inform the residents of Resolute Bay that there will be a planned power outage on Sunday, June 21 from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. The affected area is highlighted in yellow on the map below. This power outage is required to perform upgrades and maintenance to the distribution […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 202070 Views

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Qulliq Energy Corporation and City of Iqaluit sign new district heating agreement

IQALUIT, Nunavut (June 15, 2020) – Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) and the City of Iqaluit have signed a new district heating agreement. On April 6, 2020, Iqaluit’s City Council voted unanimously to enter into a new agreement to connect the Aquatic Centre, Water Treatment Plant, Water Booster Station and Water Reheat Station for a 20-year […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202071 Views

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