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2022-2025 Energy Action Plan will bring $194 million in energy investments

December 1, 2022 As part of its effort to support secure, affordable and sustainable energy in the Northwest Territories, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has released the 2022-2025 Energy Action Plan. Over the next three years, $194 million will be invested to implement 68 actions and initiatives that advance the objectives outlined in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202216 Views

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ATCO and Copper Niisüü initiate a new electricity agreement to underpin the Saa Sè Energy project in Beaver Creek and enhance energy autonomy for White River First Nation

CALGARY, AB, Dec. 1, 2022 – ATCO Electric Yukon (ATCO), a subsidiary of Canadian Utilities, and Copper Niisüü Limited Partnership (CNLP), have finalized a landmark Electricity Purchase Agreement (EPA) that will help the White River First Nation (WRFN) reduce their reliance on diesel power, achieve greater energy autonomy, and generate economic benefits for the next […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202212 Views

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GNWT increases fuel prices in 10 NWT communities to reflect rising global fuel prices

November 21, 2022 Retail fuel prices in 10 NWT communities have been increased by the Government of the Northwest Territories, effective today. These price adjustments are entirely the result of market volatility and global increases in the cost of petroleum products, as well as associated increased freight costs. None of the additional costs associated with […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202213 Views

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Minister Vandal highlights renewable energy supports in the Fall Economic Statement and announces funding for new renewable energy initiative in Iqaluit

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada November 9, 2022 Nunavut Nukkiksautiit Corporation (NNC) is adopting an Inuit-led approach to harnessing renewable energy thanks to a new initiative that could reduce the city’s reliance on heavily polluting and expensive diesel. The goal of this initiative is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make power and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202227 Views

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The Kitikmeot Heritage Society and Canada partner to launch the Nunamiutuqaq – Building from the Land project

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada November 7, 2022 Today, the Pitquhirnikkut Ilihautiniq / Kitikmeot Heritage Society, the Government of Canada and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities announced the launch of the Nunamiutuqaq – Building from the Land project which will build capacity, awareness, and ownership of clean energy in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 202210 Views

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Naujaat moves toward greener future with solar farm – Nunatsiaq News

Nov 4, 2022 Mayor Alan Robinson wants to reduce his community’s fuel use by 60 per cent There’s a plot of land near Naujaat’s quarry, about a few hundred metres north of where sewage is disposed. It’s contaminated from many years of serving as the hamlet’s metal dump. Yet all Mayor Alan Robinson sees when […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202222 Views

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GN’s environment minister looks to expand renewable energy program – Nunatsiaq News

Nov 4, 2022 David Akeeagok said his department has seen an uptick in applications, especially from cabin owners Nunavut’s environment minister is looking to extend more renewable energy grants across the territory. David Akeeagok said his department is seeing an increasing number of applications for the Renewable Energy Homeowners Grant Program, especially from people seeking […]

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 202220 Views

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Qulliq Energy Corporation’s new territory-wide electricity rates

Nunavut-wide – Qulliq Energy Corporation is announcing new territory-wide electricity rates for its customers. The Honourable Craig Simailak, Minister responsible for Qulliq Energy Corporation, approved the following new rates to come into effect on October 1, 2022: Non-government residential rates at 62 cents per kilowatt hour Under Nunavut’s Electricity Subsidy Program, all non-government residential customers […]

by ahnationtalk on November 3, 202230 Views

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Government of the Northwest Territories launches electric vehicle infrastructure funding program

November 2, 2022 As part of its effort to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions and support the green economy, The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has launched a program to support electric vehicle charger infrastructure projects in the Northwest Territories (NWT). The Northwest Territories Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Program is an application-based contribution program designed to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 202219 Views

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Minister Vandal announces funding to build a greener future in the Dehcho Region, creating jobs and making life more affordable

From: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Oct 31, 2022 — Northwest Territories, Dehcho Region — Crown−Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Dehcho Region is aiming to reduce its reliance on costly, highly polluting diesel with two new initiatives that will increase energy efficiency, create jobs and explore clean energy opportunities for its communities. […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 202226 Views

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