Fort Simpson Owners Receive Rebates for Energy Saving Renovations

Posted 2014-01-20
Category Taking Action

Two businesses located in Fort Simpson, The Willows Inn and The Janor Guest House, both owned by Leah Keats and Colin Munro, have received more than $8,000 in rebates from Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA).

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Commercial Energy Audits in Fort Simpson

Posted 2014-01-14
Category Community Visits

In mid-December, Nick Walker and Dwayne Wohlgemuth from Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) visited Fort Simpson where they worked with our Dehcho Regional Energy Project Coordinator, Teresa Chilkowich, to complete energy audits on commercial buildings.

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Fort Simpson Home Energy Audits for Water Heater Exchange Project

Posted 2014-01-07
Category Community Visits

In early December, Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) had two Energy Management Specialists (Mike Stuhec and Ken Baigent) in Fort Simpson to visit homes that have applied for the atomic water heater exchange pilot project. 

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Northerners Taking Action December 2013

Posted 2013-12-20
Category Taking Action

86 Energy and dollar-wise Northerners collected a total of $33,667.85 in Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP) rebates in December. This brings the total of rebates this fiscal year (April – December) to $278,631 for 811 rebates.

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AEA Staff Visit Whitehorse, Yukon

Posted 2013-12-18
Category Community Visits

The trip from Dawson City brought us through Whitehorse where we met with a lot of talented folks.

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Dawson City Northern Sustainable House

Posted 2013-12-18
Category Community Visits

Dawson City has a Northern Sustainable House (NSH) too!

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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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