WIN, WIN, WINterize to Win! photo contest

Posted 2020-10-21

Send us a photo showing how you get your home ready for winter. You could win one of 3 grand prizes for each NWT region! Plus an early bird prize of a $100 gift card for the first entry from each region.

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Request for Proposals - ECM Pump Upgrades

Posted 2020-10-19

The AEA is seeking mechanical contractors to supply and install energy-efficient ECM pumps in buildings in Inuvik, Tuktoyaktuk, Deline and Fort Simpson.

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2019/20 Annual Report

Posted 2020-09-24

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

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Are ECM water pumps worth it?

Posted 2020-08-27

The AEA has offered rebates for several years on pumps that use electronically commutated motors—or ECMs for short. Like many newer energy-saving technologies, these pumps have taken a while to catch on, but more and more northerners are discovering their benefits.

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Request for Proposals from NWT Artists

Posted 2020-08-24

​The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) is seeking NWT artists to create visual art that will be displayed on exterior wall of our offices in Yellowknife and Norman Wells. This artwork should embody the AEA’s vision, mission and goals.

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Arctic Energy Alliance wins first ENERGY STAR® Canada Award

Posted 2020-06-25

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) is thrilled to be the recipient of the 2020 ENERGY STAR Canada Program Administrator of the Year award.

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Electric vehicle rebates now available

Posted 2020-06-15
Category Electric Vehicle

Residents and organizations in nine NWT communities can now get additional rebates on electric vehicles, on top of recently announced federal government incentives.

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Rebate program updates for 2020/21

Posted 2020-06-05

The AEA has made some changes to our rebate programs for the 2020/21 fiscal year. Most of these changes make it easier for people to apply for rebates.

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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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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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