August Update from the Dehcho

Teresa Chilkowich, Dehcho Regional Energy Project Coordinator for Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA), enjoys tending to the daily inquiries and networking opportunities that arise in the Dehcho First Nations Office in Fort Simpson. 

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August Update from the Tlicho Territory

Posted 2013-08-30
Category Community Visits

Sonny Zoe, Arctic Energy Alliance’s Tlicho Territory Energy Project Coordinator, has been busy in his Whati Office. 

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NORTHERNERS TAKING ACTION AUGUST 2013

Posted 2013-08-30
Category Taking Action

21 Energy and dollar-wise Northerners collected a total of $6,771.33 in Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP) rebates in August.

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Electric Water Heater Exchange Project

This fiscal year, the Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) received targeted funding to deliver a pilot project on behalf of the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to replace electric water heaters with fuel-fired water heaters in privately owned homes and reduce energy costs associated with residential (domestic) hot water heating. 

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Exploring Alternative Energy in Lutsel K’e

Posted 2013-08-30
Category Community Visits

The community of Lutsel K’e is exploring the feasibility of building a community owned solar farm.

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Pre-Drywall Test Helps Build More Efficient Housing

Posted 2013-08-28
Category Taking Action
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Certified Energy Advisors (CEA) from Arctic Energy Alliance performed a pre-drywall blower door test at a new home being built in Old Town, resulting in an excellent achievement of 0.93 air changes per hour @ 50Pa.

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AEA Presented at the NWT Association of Architects Lunch and Learn

Posted 2013-08-23

Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) staff, John Carr and Yichao Chen, presented at the NWT Association of Architects (NWTAA) Lunch and Learn on August 13th, 2013. 

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Commercial Energy Conservation and Efficiency Program (CECEP) Rebate

Posted 2013-08-22
Category Taking Action

In the fall of 2012, the owners of the Roman Empire Building received a $10,000 rebate from CECEP for renovations they did that will give a simple payback within 7 years.

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Upcoming WETT Training Fort Simpson

Posted 2013-08-20

The registration deadline for the upcoming Wood Energy Transfer Technology (WETT) Training in Fort Simpson has been extended until August 30th.

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Sachs Harbour Visit July 2013

Posted 2013-08-07
Category Community Visits

During the week of July 23rd two Arctic Energy Alliance’s staff members, Donald Andre (Inuvik Office) and Yichao Chen (Yellowknife Office) visited Sachs Harbour.

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NORTHERNERS TAKING ACTION July 2013

Posted 2013-07-31
Category Taking Action

44 Energy and dollar-wise Northerners collected a total of $23,852.25 in Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP) rebates in July. This brings the total of rebates this fiscal year (April – March) to $87,137.86 for 230 rebates.

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Biomass District Heating Videos

The communities of Behchoko and Yellowknife have installed and are operating wood pellet district heating systems to heat several buildings with a single boiler and Fort Providence is looking at a wood chip district heating system to heat some of its buildings.

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First EGH 84+ Home Rebate

Posted 2013-07-26
Category Taking Action

AEA is pleased to reward Spencer Tracy of Yellowknife the first EGNH 84+ rebate for his new home that rated EnerGuide 84. Spencer received a cheque for $4,500 from the Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP).

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Solar Pathfinder in Tsiigehtchic and Fort McPherson

On July 16, 2013, Arctic Energy Alliance’s (AEA) Regional Energy Project Coordinators Donald Andre & Wayne Lennie accompanied Canadian Solar Institute trainer Mario Borsato on a day trip to Tsiigehtchic and Fort McPherson. 

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Solar Workshop in Inuvik

Posted 2013-07-23

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) conducted a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Design and Installation Workshop from July 8 to 17, 2013 in Inuvik, NWT.

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SolarWall® Monitoring in Yellowknife

Posted 2013-07-16

The Arctic Energy Alliance is releasing the ongoing monitoring data of the Solar Air Heating System at the Weledeh Catholic School in Yellowknife.

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SolarWall® Monitoring in Inuvik

Posted 2013-07-16

The Arctic Energy Alliance recently facilitated the monitoring setup for the SolarWall® façade at the Aurora Research Institute (ARI), Inuvik.

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Dehcho Assembly 2013

Posted 2013-07-03
Category Community Visits

AEA’s Dehcho Regional Energy Project Coordinator, Teresa Chilkowich, shared a wide variety of energy efficiency and renewable energy information with delegates at the Dehcho Assembly held in Fort Providence June 25-27, 2013.

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Renewables in Remote Micro Grids Conference

Posted 2013-07-03

Ken Baigent and Nick Walker from AEA’s Yellowknife office attended the Renewables in Remote Micro grids Conference held in Toronto during the last week of May.

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Inuvik Northern Sustainable House Energy Monitoring

Posted 2013-07-02
Category Household

The Arctic Energy Alliance is releasing its public website of an energy monitoring project we have been conducting in Inuvik.

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Tsiigehtchic Visit July 2013

Posted 2013-07-02
Category Community Visits

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) visited Tsiigehtchic on July 25-26, 2013 to assess the viability of conducting a Chimney Replacement Project during the 2013 -2014 fiscal year.

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NORTHERNERS TAKING ACTION JUNE 2013

Posted 2013-06-27
Category Taking Action

52 Energy and dollar-wise Northerners collected a total of $23,311.67 in Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP) rebates in June.

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Solar Tracker Training in Behchoko

Posted 2013-06-19

AEA recently facilitated a 1-day workshop on solar trackers last week in Behchoko.

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First New Home Rebate from EEIP

Posted 2013-06-17
Category EEIP

AEA is pleased to announce that Konge Construction Ltd. is the first company to receive the New Homes Rebate from the Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP).

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Inuvik Petroleum Show 2013

Posted 2013-06-17
Category Community Visits

Donald Andre (AEA’s Inuvik Office) and Nick Walker (AEA’s Yellowknife Office) attended the annual Inuvik Petroleum Show June 11th and 12th.

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