Call for Expressions of Interest: Community Energy Planning Project

Posted 2020-05-29
Category Taking Action

The Arctic Energy Alliance has secured funding to work with up to three NWT communities each year, for the next three years, to develop new community energy plans. This project includes funding to support a local part-time community energy champion in the selected communities.

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Expressions of interest: ECM pump and fan upgrade fast-track

Posted 2020-05-20

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 install ECM’s in buildings across the NWT. 

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Northerners Taking Action: Highlights

Posted 2020-05-06
Category Taking Action

Here are a few of the organizations across the NWT that have completed major energy-efficiency and renewable-energy projects recently.

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Home Energy Evaluations in Deline

Posted 2020-05-04
Category Community Visits

In February, the AEA travelled to Deline to complete our first home energy evaluations in the community since 2013.

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Community Wood Stove Project Update

Posted 2020-04-30
Category Taking Action

This year’s community wood stove project is well underway. The stoves arrived in the partner communities before physical distancing measures were in place, ready to be installed when the weather warms up.

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New Dehcho Regional Energy Project Coordinator

Posted 2020-04-28

Good news for residents of the Dehcho region: our office in Fort Simpson has a new Regional Energy Project Coordinator.

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A Guide for New Energy Efficient Buildings

Posted 2020-04-23

Getting a new building constructed is a big job. How can you ensure you get something that not only serves your basic needs, but is energy efficient as well?

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Temporary office closures – AEA staff working remotely

Posted 2020-03-16

As a precautionary measure, Arctic Energy Alliance staff will be working remotely until further notice, which means our physical offices are closed for now. But you can still reach us.

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Open houses for non-profit organizations

Posted 2020-02-13

We're inviting NWT-based non-profit organizations to join us to learn about rebates for projects that save energy and money.

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Training Workshop: Electronically Commutated Motors (ECMs) for Circulator Pumps

Posted 2020-01-15

The AEA is offering a two-day product and technology training session on electronically commutated motors (ECMs) for circulator pumps. Come and learn about the technical aspects of these energy-efficient pumps. Training facilitated by the Grundfos Training Institute of Canada and the Arctic Energy Alliance.

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Request for Proposals: New AEA website

Posted 2020-01-13

The AEA is considering replacing its current site with a new one. For more information, see the linked request for proposals.

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Holiday office hours

Posted 2019-12-17

Our offices will be closed for a little while over the holidays. Read on for more information.

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Invitational Request for Proposals: Tlicho Communities Residential LED Light Fixture Retrofit

Posted 2019-12-06

The Tłı̨chǫ Government and the Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) are seeking a qualified Electrical Contractor(s) to complete the LED Light Fixture Retrofit Project

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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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