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Muskrat Dam First Nation power generation issues appear to be improving – CBC

Feb 22, 2021 Officials in Muskrat Dam First Nation are optimistic the community will avoid a potential loss of power, after concerns last week that the community may have to evacuate. The northwestern Ontario community had been in a state of emergency for two weeks, with its diesel power plant reduced to one operating generator, […]

by ahnationtalk on February 22, 202110 Views

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How renewable energy projects are powering – and empowering – Indigenous communities across Canada – Pattern Energy

As the largest owner of clean energy assets other than Crown and private utilities in Canada, Indigenous peoples across the country are blazing the trail for rural and off-grid communities alike. According to recent findings, external link, opens in new window by Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE), Indigenous communities are utilizing hydro, solar, wind and storage […]

by ahnationtalk on February 19, 202111 Views

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Indigenous-owned electric company prioritizes giving back to communities – Northern Ontario Business

Five Nations Energy is donating $1.7 million to First Nations communities, health centres Over the past two years, Five Nations Energy Inc. (FNEI) has given almost $1.7 million worth of donations to five First Nation communities and organizations in the Timmins area. The non-profit company, located off Highway 655, is the only Indigenous-owned electricity transmission company in Ontario and Canada. It owns and […]

by ahnationtalk on February 10, 202114 Views

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Indigenous energy company gives $1.7M to the north – CTV News

TIMMINS — Five Nations Energy, Canada’s only Indigenous-owned long-distance energy company, recently wrapped up a two-year campaign to donate around $1.7 million to First Nations communities and health providers in northern Ontario. The donation spree wrapped up Thursday with a $150,000 donation to Sagashtawao Healing Lodge, an addictions centre in Moosonee. “What we wanted to […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202112 Views

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Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek completes electricity project to bring power to their community

From: Indigenous Services Canada February 5, 2021 — Ottawa, Traditional Algonquin Territory, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada recognizes the importance of supporting the production of energy and electricity for First Nations, and is committed to working in partnership with First Nations communities to invest in building and upgrading community infrastructure that […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202120 Views

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Government of Canada announces support for Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation’s solar-energy project

From: Environment and Climate Change Canada January 29, 2021 – Ohsweken, Ontario Across the country, Canadians are taking action in their communities to tackle climate change even during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government of Canada is supporting projects across the country, which cut pollution, help people living in Canada save on energy costs, and create […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202126 Views

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Ontario Extends Off-Peak Electricity Rates to Provide Relief for Families, Small Businesses and Farms

Lower rates will help offset the costs of staying home during COVID-19 TORONTO – The Ontario government is extending electricity rate relief for families, small businesses and farms to support those spending more time at home in response to the provincial Stay-at-Home Order. The government will continue to hold electricity prices to the off-peak rate […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202130 Views

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Energy Storage Development: Opportunities For Remote – Mondaq News Alerts

27 January 2021 In recent years, technologies related to energy storage and other distributed energy resources (such as renewable microgrids) have significantly improved and become more economical. Several projects across Canada have already leveraged the declining costs and maturing technology of battery systems to store electricity from the grid or from community-based renewable generation. These […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202116 Views

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Celebrating Indigenous Leadership in Clean Energy

December 22, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario Natural Resources Canada As Canada continues to experience the impacts of climate change, particularly in northern regions, many Indigenous communities are leading the way to a resilient future with clean energy. This is why the Government of Canada is investing in community-led clean energy projects with remote Indigenous communities that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 202049 Views

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Feds new A Healthy Environment plan includes $2.6B for home owner energy efficiency grants – HPAC Magazine

The wide reaching clean energy plan also includes a proposed 100% tax write off for commercial light-duty, medium- and heavy-duty zero emission vehicles. The Federal Government has unveiled more details on its efforts to promote healthy and energy efficient communities, including grants for home owners and working with the provinces/territories to create a new ‘retrofit’ […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202032 Views

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