Three new case studies highlight energy-saving projects

Posted 2019-11-14

From time to time the AEA produces case studies to highlight the savings that result from some of the projects we do with our clients. We’ve just produced three more to showcase some of the work from recent years.

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Shining Lights Workshop in Yellowknife

Posted 2019-11-13

The Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER) and its partners, which includes the Arctic Energy Alliance, are looking for participants for its Energy Literacy and Language in the NWT workshop - Shining Lights.

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ENERGY STAR Day contest - Win a Nest Thermostat

Posted 2019-10-09

ENERGY STAR Day is October 22. To celebrate, we're giving away an ENERGY STAR certified Nest Thermostat!

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Shining Lights in Fort Simpson

Posted 2019-08-28

Shining Lights: Energy Literacy and Language in the Northwest Territories - Fort Simpson Workshop September 17-19

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2018-19 Annual Report

Posted 2019-07-19

Check out our latest annual report to see what the AEA has been up to over the past year.

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Point-of-sale appliance rebates in full swing

Posted 2019-07-11

In April, the AEA expanded a partnership with Northern/NorthMart stores to now offer instant rebates on ENERGY STAR® certified appliances. Customers at participating stores will have a rebate applied at the checkout. No need to send an application to us.

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Rebates on Electric Heating Systems

Posted 2019-07-02

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) has received limited-time funding from the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada to help displace fossil fuel-based heating systems with electric heating systems.

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Request for Proposals from Electrical Contractors - LED Lighting Upgrades

Posted 2019-06-17
Category Lighting

The AEA is seeking electrical contractors to supply and install energy-efficient LED lighting in a number of buildings throughout the NWT as a part of the LED Lighting Fast-track project.

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Earth Week Renewable Energy Scavenger Hunt 2019

Posted 2019-04-11

Earth Week is here. The AEA is teaming up with Ecology North to hold a renewable energy scavenger hunt. Teams can compete to find as many renewable energy systems as possible in the Yellowknife area, such as solar electric systems, pellet furnaces and boilers, pellet stoves and wood stoves, and other systems.

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Providing bigger rebates to help Northerners lower energy costs

Posted 2019-04-02

The Arctic Energy Alliance has launched new and expanded programming—including bigger rebates than ever—to help northerners lower their energy costs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Expressions of Interest: LED Lighting Upgrade Fast-track

Posted 2019-02-28
Category Lighting

Limited-time project for LED upgrades in NWT buildings. Up to 50% funding and contractor coordination provided. Interested businesses, non-profits and community governments must apply before May 3rd 2019.

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Tekmar Boiler Control Systems Course - Feb. 2019

Posted 2019-01-11

The Arctic Energy Alliance is coordinating a one-day Tekmar control systems course, covering theoretical and practical applications of boiler control systems, on February 14, 2019.

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Holiday office hours

Posted 2018-12-20

Lots of our staff are taking vacation over the holidays, just like at plenty of other workplaces. That means our offices will be closed for a little while. Read on for the details.

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Call for Expressions of Interest: Community Wood Stove Partnership Project

Posted 2018-11-22
Category Taking Action

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) is seeking expressions of interest from Community Governments/Partners to participate in the Community Wood Stove Partnership Project.

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The Arctic Energy Alliance Announces Its New Executive Director

Posted 2018-09-10

Mr. Mark Heyck has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Arctic Energy Alliance. Mr. Heyck will assume his position starting on September 11, 2018.

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2017-18 Annual Report

Posted 2018-07-26
Category Reports

Want to know what the AEA did over the past year? It's in our latest annual report. Check it out to see how we've been helping northerners reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy bills.

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Building Energy-Efficient Housing in Yellowknife

Posted 2018-06-22
Category Taking Action

Since 2010, the City of Yellowknife has had a bylaw in place requiring all new homes built in the city to meet a score of 80 or above under the EnerGuide Rating System. We've put together some information related to the impact of that bylaw and the role the AEA has played in evaluating new homes in Yellowknife.

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Community Healthy Living Fairs Around the NWT

Over the past year, AEA staff have had many opportunities to attend Community Healthy Living Fairs around the territory. Since mid-February, we attended fairs in Katlo'deeche, Sambaa K’e, Fort Resolution and Ndilo/Dettah.

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Energy Workshops through the City of Yellowknife

Posted 2018-03-06

At the end of February, the AEA wrapped up a series of evening energy workshops offered through the City of Yellowknife’s recreation programs.

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Tlicho Youth Conference in Whati

Posted 2018-02-01
Category Community Visits

The Arctic Energy Alliance was invited to set up a booth at the Tlicho Youth Conference in Whati from January 26-28. 

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Habitat for Humanity’s New High-Efficiency Home Ready for Move-In

In mid-December, Habitat for Humanity handed over the keys to its newest Yellowknife home—just in time for the holidays.

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Renewables in Remote Communities Conference

The AEA was well represented at the Renewables in Remote Communities Conference held in Whitehorse from October 23-26.

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Community Healthy Living Fair in Fort McPherson

In October, the AEAʹs Sheena Adams was at the fair in Fort McPherson to encourage people to keep their community healthy by reducing their energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

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AEA Gets High Marks on Home Energy Evaluation Procedure

Posted 2017-10-20
Category Household

We got some fantastic news from Natural Resources Canada recently: our home energy evaluations are among the best in the country.

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2016-17 Annual Report

Posted 2017-10-17
Category Reports

2016-17 was quite a year for the Arctic Energy Alliance. Check out our annual report to read about the strides we took to help northerners reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy bills. 

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