Tulita Visit

Posted 2012-02-12
Category Community Visits

On February 10, 2012, AEA Sahtu Regional Coordinator Wayne Lennie visited the community of Tulita.

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Building Science Workshop

Posted 2012-02-02

We will be offering a Building Science Workshop in Norman Wells February 20, 21 & 22.

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Hay River Reserve and Fort Providence Community Visits

In January 2012 Teresa Chilkowich from our Dehcho office visited the Hay River Reserve and Fort Providence.

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Alternative Energy Strategy Initiative in Norman Wells

Posted 2012-01-12
Category Community Visits

In early in January 2012, the Arctic Energy Alliance was invited to participated in the formation of an Alternative Energy Strategy for the Town of Norman Wells.

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Arctic Energy Alliance Staff Visit Fort Liard

Posted 2012-01-02
Category Community Visits

December2011, Marie-Soleil Lacoursiere from our Yellowknife office joined Teresa Chilkowich from our Dehcho office in Fort Liard. A wide variety of meetings, information sharing & home visits filled the 3 days they were in the community.

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Visiting Stores to Promote EEIP

Posted 2012-01-02
Category EEIP

In December 2011, Arctic Energy Alliance staff visited several Yellowknife businesses to discuss the Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP).

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Inuvik Energy Conservation Fair

Posted 2012-01-02

The Arctic Energy Alliance went to Inuvik at the beginning of December to participate in their Energy Conservation Fair.

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AEA Visits Fort Simpson

Posted 2012-01-02
Category Community Visits

AEA Staff members visited Fort Simpson the end of November 2011 and into early December.

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Powering Norman Wells

Posted 2011-12-03

Norman Wells has been featured in a piece done by the Arctic Energy Alliance for a national multimedia weekly written by and featuring leading global innovators.

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Wind Turbines at the Diavik Diamond Mine

Posted 2011-12-03

Who better to mine the air’s energy than a mining company?   Diavik Diamond Mine, owned by Rio Tinto is in the process of installing wind turbines.

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News from Sonny Zoe in Whati

Posted 2011-11-05
Category Community Visits

Energy is the highest cost of living in the north. Everyone needs to understand ways to save Energy as a way of living. So this is what I have been doing since I started working with Arctic Energy Alliance. I have been visiting homes and talking to people about energy saving.

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Energy Fair in Norman Wells

Posted 2011-11-02

The Arctic Energy Alliance travelled to Norman Wells last week for their Energy Conservation Fair.
 

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Paulatuk Solar Panel Installations

Posted 2011-11-02

The Hamlet of Paulatuk should be congratulated on getting their Photovoltaic (PV) panels installed and feeding power back into the local power grid.

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Yellowknife's Wood and Solar Fair

Posted 2011-11-02

October 2011 AEA hosted its first Wood and Solar Fair. Previously, AEA hosted Wood Pellet Fairs, and the intent of this year’s event was to expand this successful event to cord wood and solar technologies and promote the knowledge and application of wood pellets, cord wood and solar technologies in the Yellowknife area.

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Hay River Business, Home & Leisure Show

Posted 2011-11-01

Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) home energy evaluators set up a booth at the 2011 Hay River Business, Home & Leisure Show and then did nine home energy evaluations throughout the town.

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Sachs Harbour Community Visit

Posted 2011-11-01
Category Community Visits

 AEA staff Marie-Soleil Lacoursiere, visited the community of Sachs Harbour in the Beaufort Delta. The main objectives of the trip were to help private homeowners prepare their homes for the winter, work with the Hamlet in reviewing some of the energy priorities outlined in its Integrated Community Sustainability Plan (ICSP) and promote AEA’s programs to homeowners, the community and local businesses.
 

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Why Your Water Lines Freeze in the Winter

Posted 2011-09-01
Category Community Visits

Why Your Water Lines Freeze in the Winter and What You Can Do to Avoid This?  This article is directed to those of us who live in trailers in the North. Trailer living provides us with unique challenges. One of them is trying to convince water to retain its liquid state in freezing temperatures.

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Lighting up the Deh Cho Project

Recently AEA staff travelled to the Deh Cho communities of Jean Marie River, Pehdzeh Ki (Wrigley), Fort Simpson and Nahanni Butte to complete a light bulb exchange project.

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Changes to EEIP Program

Posted 2011-08-15
Category EEIP

The following changes were effective August 1st, 2011 for the Energy Efficiency Incentive Program (EEIP).

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Inuvik Petroleum Show

Posted 2011-08-03

Arctic Energy Alliance staff attended the Inuvik Petroleum Show June 13 - 15, 2011.

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Saving Electricity with Clothes Lines

Posted 2011-08-01

Convenience and electricity consumption are closely related: the higher the expected convenience at home, the higher the electricity consumption.

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ecoENERGY Retrofit Homes Program has been Renewed

Posted 2011-08-01

The Government of Canada has renewed the ecoENERGY Retrofit Homes program from June 6, 2011 to March 31, 2012 to help homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient and reduce the burden of high energy costs.
 

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Summer Renovations

Posted 2011-06-08
Category Household

Is the cost of heating your home frustrating you? Well, it’s only going to get worse unless you act to preserve your hard earned heating dollar. So, if you want to save money on your heating bills you should consider a self-financing home renovation.

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Net Billing Pilot Program

Posted 2011-06-06

The Public Utilities Board has approved a Net Billing Pilot Program that will enable customers with wind generators, mini-hydro, solar or other renewable facilities to sell their surplus energy back to Northland Utilities and the Northwest Territories Power Corporation. “The purpose of the program is to test the interest of Northerners in selling surplus energy back to local utilities.”

 

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Commercial Energy Conservation and Efficiency Program

Posted 2011-06-02

Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) has energy experts and money available to help your businesses conserve energy and improve its energy efficiency. If you own a business and are interested in saving money by reducing the amount of heating fuel, electricity and water used, or want to improve the environment by reducing pollution, this program is for you.

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