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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Energy Action Awards Winners 2011

Congratulations to the winners of the Energy Action Awards in 2011, we have produced 4 short videos featuring each of our winners.

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Climate Change and Communities in the NWT Forum

Posted 2011-03-17

The NWT Association of Communities, Pembina Institute and Ecology North are co-hosting a Climate Change and Communities in the NWT Forum on March 29-30, 2011.

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AEA Lighting Up The Sahtu!

Posted 2011-03-01
Category Lighting

Margaret McDonald, Regional Energy Project Coordinator for Arctic Energy Alliance in Norman Wells, is visiting Colville Lake on March 10-13, 2011 to do a light bulb exchange project with all private homeowners.

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AEA wins Winter Walk to Work Week - again!

Posted 2011-03-01

The Arctic Energy Alliance came first in the Winter Walk to Work Week (Level 3 category: 6-15 employees) for a second year in a row with 54% of our employees walking or cycling to work.

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Nahanni Butte gym powered by sun

Posted 2011-02-23

Nahanni Butte's gymnasium has gone solar with the installation of a five-kilowatt solar panel array on the gymnasium's roof February 16, 2011

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Northland Utilities conducting LED Streetlight Pilot Project

Posted 2011-02-10
Category Lighting

Northland Utilities, in partnership with the City of Yellowknife, is conducting a Light-emitting diode (LED) streetlight pilot project. LED streetlights have been installed in four streets throughout the city.

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City of Yellowknife now conducting Home Energy Evaluations

Posted 2011-01-25
Category Household

City of Yellowknife now conducting Home Energy Evaluations

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How AEA Became Carbon Neutral

Posted 2008-04-01

The Arctic Energy Alliance is carbon neutral, here's how we did it.

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