Inuvik Northern Sustainable House

Posted 2013-12-18
Category Community Visits

At the end of November, the Arctic Energy Alliance travelled to Inuvik to begin the second year of monitoring of the Northern Sustainable House.

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Government Services Officers Visit AEA

Posted 2013-12-18

The staff at Arctic Energy Alliance enjoyed a visit from the GNWT Government Services Officers early December.

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LED versus Incandescent Christmas Tree Lights

Posted 2013-12-18
Category Taking Action

Do NWT consumers really save money if they replace old style incandescent Christmas lights with new LED lights? 

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Mackenzie Rest Inn Pellet Boiler

Posted 2013-12-18
Category Taking Action

The Mackenzie Rest Inn in Fort Simpson recently installed a new pellet boiler system that is expected to reduce the Inn’s heating costs by 40- 50% every year, translating into financial savings of approximately $5,000, and significant greenhouse gas reductions.

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New Home Rebates to Mod Home Developments

Posted 2013-12-13
Category Taking Action

Arctic Energy Alliance is pleased to have presented Travis Arychuk of Mod Home Developments with a cheque for $6,000 for building 2 new homes.

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NWT Construction Association Trade Fair

Posted 2013-12-06

Arctic Energy Alliance had a booth at the NWT Construction Association Trade Fair held at the Explorer Hotel in early December.  

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Community Liaison Worker for Fort Providence

Posted 2013-12-05

Arctic Energy Alliance continues to work with its Community Liaison Worker in Fort Providence, Roland Nadli, and nurture his deep interest for renewable energy and energy efficiency.

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NWT Tourism Association Tradeshow

Posted 2013-11-28
Category Community Visits

In early November, Nick Walker from our Yellowknife office attended the NWT Tourism Association Tradeshow held during the annual general meeting in Hay River.

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Quality Assurance on our EnerGuide Rating System

Posted 2013-11-27
Category Household

This fall, the Arctic Energy Alliance conducted Quality Assurance (QA) of its EnerGuide Rating System Program.

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Northerners Taking Action November 2013

106 Energy and dollar-wise Northerners collected a total of $50,921.92 in Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP) rebates in November. This brings the total of rebates this fiscal year (April – November) to $244,082.15 for 724 rebates.

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Training Courses for Staff

Posted 2013-11-26

Staff members of the Arctic Energy Alliance attended two training courses as part of their winter staff meetings.

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New Employee in Deline

Posted 2013-11-26
Category Taking Action

On November 26, AEA welcomed its new employee Jonas Kenny. Jonas has been hired as Community Liaison Worker for Deline as part of Arctic Energy Alliance's (AEA’s) electric water heater replacement project.

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Renewable heat and power spreading across NWT

Posted 2013-11-25

As fuel and electricity prices in NWT communities march ever upwards and Northerners become more energy conscious, a move to renewable sources of heat and power is spreading across the Northwest Territories.

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Language Termınology Development Workshop

Posted 2013-11-18

Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) hosted a Tłįchǫ language Terminology Development workshop October 16 – 18, 2013.

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November Meetings

Posted 2013-11-15

Arctic Energy Alliance's Yellowknife office will be closed next Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (November 20th - 22nd) and all the regional offices will be closed for the full week (Monday - Friday) for our annual meetings.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

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Sachs Harbour community visit October 2013

Posted 2013-11-05
Category Community Visits

On October 23, 2013, two Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) staff visited the beautiful community of Sachs Harbour, located on the westernmost island of the Arctic Archipelago.

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NORTHERNERS TAKING ACTION OCTOBER 2013

271 Energy and dollar-wise Northerners collected a total of $60,090.91 in Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP) rebates in October. This brings the total of rebates this fiscal year (April – October) to $193,160.23 for 618 rebates.

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Water Heater Exchange Program Overview

Homeowners in four NWT communities are being offered an opportunity to replace their atomic hot water heaters with energy efficient fuel-fired units.

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Fort Good Hope Visit, October 2013

Posted 2013-10-17
Category Community Visits

Donald Andre, Arctic Energy Alliance’s (AEA’s) Regional Energy Project Coordinator from Inuvik and Wayne Lennie, AEA's Regional Energy Project Coordinator from Norman Wells visited Fort Good Hope.

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Hay River Home Energy Assessments

Posted 2013-10-11
Category Community Visits

During the recent Hay River Home Show, many homeowners and new home builders expressed an interest for AEA to provide a Home Energy Evaluation.

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Whati Home Energy Assessments

Posted 2013-10-11
Category Community Visits

Recently, two Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) staff members met up in Whati. 

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Wood Energy Technology Transfer (WETT) Training in Fort Simpson

Posted 2013-10-10

Arctic Energy Alliance’s (AEA’s) Dehcho Regional Office hosted WETT training Sept. 23 – Oct. 4 in Fort Simpson.

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Habitat for Humanity in Yellowknife

Posted 2013-10-10
Category Taking Action

Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) has made an in kind donation to Habitat to Humanity by providing technical advice for the homes currently being built in Yellowknife.

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NWT Housing Corporation Housing in Behchoko

Posted 2013-10-09
Category Community Visits

Two of Arctic Energy Alliance’s Certified Energy Advisors conducted “New Home Energy Evaluations” for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC) on their new 9 –plex seniors housing in Behchoko.

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Energy Efficient Wood Heating - “Burn it Smart Workshop” at Yellowknife City Hall

Posted 2013-10-09

The “Burn it Smart Workshop” hosted by the City of Yellowknife and presented by Linda Todd from the Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) was a great success.

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