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Minister Vandal Announces Funding for New Indigenous Energy Advisors

From: Natural Resources Canada December 6, 2022 Helping people make their homes more energy-efficient fights climate change and creates sustainable jobs, all while supporting Canadians to save on their monthly energy bills. That’s why the Government of Canada launched the Canada Greener Homes Initiative in May 2021 to help up to 700,000 Canadian homeowners retrofit […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 20222 Views

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NFN: Electric Vehicle Charging Station Subsidy

December 1, 2022 Nipissing First Nation, in partnership with the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), has developed a subsidy program aimed to encourage the adoption of electric vehicle technology in our community. Eligible members of NFN can receive up to $5,000 toward the installation of a level 2 electric vehicle charging station in their home! […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 20225 Views

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Celebration and Reflection at Henvey Inlet Wind – Pattern Energy

November 29, 2022 It was an afternoon of celebration and reflection. Dignitaries and community members gathered on November 3, 2022, to celebrate the success of the Henvey Inlet Wind facility. Nearly 150 people joined the celebration at the Alban Community Centre in the Robinson Huron Treaty territory, just 15 km north of the Henvey Inlet […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20224 Views

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OEB issues decision on Hydro One’s first combined transmission and distribution rates application

With a combined proposed revenue requirement of approximately $20 billion and a proposed investment plan of about $13 billion over the 2023-2027 rate period, this is the largest and most complicated rate case to come before the OEB. November 29, 2022 Today the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) issued its Decision and Order on an application […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 20223 Views

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This remote First Nation pays lofty power costs. Forced to use U.S. source, they want to be on Ontario grid – CBC

‘Every month, we’re losing money,’ says Chief Linda McVicar of Animakee Wa Zhing 37 Nov 28, 2022 Despite the approaching dusk, there aren’t many lights turned on in Harvey Powassin’s home on Windigo Island, a remote community of about 50 people that is part of Animakee Wa Zhing 37 in northwestern Ontario. As the mercury […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 20226 Views

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Wataynikaneyap Power Brings Light to Remote Indigenous Communities

November 24, 2022 KINGFISHER LAKE FIRST NATION – The community of Kingfisher Lake First Nation is now connected to the province’s clean electricity grid after the energization of the First Nation-led Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project, ending the community’s reliance on costly diesel generation. This connection will power future economic and social development in the community, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 20227 Views

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Kingfisher Lake First Nation Energized by Wataynikaneyap Power

(November 23, 2022 – Fort William First Nation, Ontario) Wataynikaneyap Power announces the energization of Kingfisher Lake First Nation, a remote northern Ontario community, which was connected to the provincial power grid on November 8, 2022. Upon grid connection and onto a reliable power source, the community turned off its diesel generators which had previously […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202210 Views

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Ontario Finalizes Electrification and Energy Transition Panel

November 17, 2022 TORONTO – Ontario is planning for the long-term reliability and affordability of the province’s clean energy supply by appointing the remaining members of the Electrification and Energy Transition Panel. Today, the province appointed Dr. Monica Gattinger and Chief Emeritus Emily Whetung, former Chief of Curve Lake First Nation, to the Panel, where […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 20226 Views

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Minister Wilkinson Announces Nearly $260,000 in Clean Energy Support for Indigenous Communities in Ontario

From: Natural Resources Canada November 10, 2022 Building clean energy capacity in rural and remote communities is crucial to reducing dependence on fossil fuels. The Government of Canada is committed to working together in collaboration with the Indigenous partners and the electricity sector in Ontario to tackle climate change, transition to clean energy and create […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202225 Views

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IBM teams up with Net Zero Atlantic to enable clean energy transition for Indigenous communities

Nov 10, 2022 Net Zero Atlantic is one of five organizations worldwide selected as part of the IBM Sustainability Accelerator clean energy cohort IBM to provide resources to support the creation of a tool that will help enable Indigenous communities to advocate for energy system change that will benefit their land, economies, and health IBM will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202215 Views

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