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What Can We Learn from Indigenous Communities about Microgrids? – Microgrid Knowledge

In Canada, indigenous community members, developers and utilities work together to maximize the potential of microgrids to combat climate change, with indigenous communities often owning a share in the projects. The US government, policymakers and the microgrid industry could model this approach to fight climate change and strike partnerships with indigenous communities, said Chris Henderson, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 202163 Views

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New Report Maps Mining Impacts of the Energy Transition

(November 23, 2021 – Ottawa/Barcelona) On the heels of COP-26, where global leaders agreed to make unprecedented investments in the energy transition, frontline communities already in the crosshairs of mining for critical minerals warn of the dangers posed by the mining boom for ‘green tech.’ Today, with the Canadian government expected to confirm policies to further […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 202158 Views

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Canada Invests in a New Global Initiative for Transitioning Remote Communities to Renewable Energy

From: Natural Resources Canada November 5, 2021                                 Glasgow, United Kingdom                              Natural Resources Canada Access to reliable, clean and affordable energy is a global challenge. Many communities throughout the world reside in isolated areas too distant or too difficult to […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202153 Views

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Ontario’s most northern First Nation goes green with their first solar project – CBC

Nov 05, 2021 Solar power to displace thousands of litres of diesel and generate money for the community Nestled on the shores of Hudson Bay, the most northern First Nation in Ontario has taken a big step toward energy independence. Fort Severn powered up its 300-kilowatt solar system earlier this month, a project that will help […]

by ahnationtalk on November 5, 202151 Views

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Indigenous Clean Energy October Newsletter – Indigenous Clean Energy

“I want to live in a clean and healthy environment with my family” Kyla Morrisseau always had a strong and rooted connection with Mother Earth. She remembers being a very environmentally conscientious child. Always trying to keep the land clean and tidy when utilizing outdoor spaces. “I never littered or defaced the natural environment, simply […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 202165 Views

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Indigenous-led Climate Action Going Global at COP26

The 2021 Conference on the Parties represents an opportunity to highlight community-led renewable energy microgrids as a core component to a net-zero future OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 25, 2021 – Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) is pleased to announce its participation at COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference taking place in Glasgow, Scotland from Oct. 31 to Nov.12, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 25, 202161 Views

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Goodman School of Business to honour First Nations leader Margaret Kenequanash

21 October 2021 Margaret Kenequanash, a prominent First Nations leader and energy executive, will share her powerful story next week when she addresses the Brock University community as the Goodman School of Business 2021 Distinguished Leader. Kenequanash, CEO of Wataynikaneyap Power, will detail her leadership journey and experience leading what will be Canada’s largest First […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2021189 Views

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CNSC issues BWXT Medical Ltd. a Class IB nuclear substance processing facility licence to operate the Nuclear Medicine Production Facility

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission October 15, 2021 – Ottawa Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to issue BWXT Medical Ltd. (BWXT Medical) a Class IB nuclear substance processing facility licence to operate the Nuclear Medicine Production Facility (NMPF) in Ottawa, Ontario. Until this decision, the NMPF was 1 of 2 […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 202168 Views

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Inside the Indigenous-led power line deal that put 17 First Nations on the grid – The Globe and Mail

Oct. 14, 2021 By the time Wataynikaneyap Power announced, in October, 2019, that it had locked in financing to start building an 1,800-kilometre transmission line to connect 17 First Nations communities to the Ontario power grid, Margaret Kenequanash had earned a chance to catch her breath. A member of the North Caribou Lake First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 202162 Views

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CNSC renews Ontario Power Generation’s site preparation licence for its Darlington New Nuclear Project

From: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission October 12, 2021 – Ottawa Today, the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to renew the nuclear power reactor site preparation licence held by Ontario Power Generation Inc. (OPG) for its Darlington New Nuclear Project, located in the Municipality of Clarington, Ontario. This decision follows a public hearing […]

by ahnationtalk on October 13, 202164 Views

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