Annual Meetings

All Arctic Energy Alliance offices will be closed during the week of May 11th for our annual staff retreat meeting.

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Creative Communication Session

Posted 2015-04-10

In February, regional office staff from the Arctic Energy Alliance met with Ecology North’s Regional Office Manager for a hands-on workshop sharing creative communication techniques for energy conservation and renewable energy education. 

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Elders’ Council Update on Energy Issues

Arctic Energy Alliance’s  Dehcho Regional Energy Project Coordinator, met with the Dehcho First Nations Elders’ Council.

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Temperature Setback at the Dehcho First Nations Building

Posted 2015-02-05
Category Taking Action

The Dehcho First Nations office has been gathering data for a couple of months using two small motor-loggers that were attached to the two oil-fired boilers.

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Water Heating in the Dehcho

In the Dehcho territory, the communities of Fort Providence and Fort Simpson participated in a pilot project taking place in several NWT communities that involved the replacement of electric water heaters with fuel-fired water heaters.  

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Fort Simpson Christmas Parade

Posted 2014-12-18
Residents of Fort Simpson were able to see our Dehcho office's Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Demonstration Trailer lit up with Christmas lights during the annual Christmas parade.

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Pellet Steam Plant

Posted 2014-11-28
Category Community Visits
Arctic Energy Alliance staff were able to do a site visit to see the Public Works & Services pellet steam plant in Fort Simpson in mid-November.

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Fort Simpson Meetings

Posted 2014-11-26
Category Community Visits
While Arctic Energy Alliance’s (AEA's) Energy Management Specialist was in Fort Simpson mid-November she attended several meetings organized by  AEA’s Dehcho Regional Energy Project Coordinator. 

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Energy Audits in Fort Simpson

Posted 2014-11-26
Category Community Visits
Arctic Energy Alliance staff were in Fort Simpson mid-November to undertake targeted energy audits of 3 buildings owned by the Village of Fort Simpson.

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Solar Demonstration in Dehcho Communities

Posted 2014-07-08
Category Community Visits

Arctic Energy Alliance's Dehcho Community Energy Coordinator, recently travelled with the new Solar PV demonstration trailer to two local events. 

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New Solar Demonstration Systems

The Arctic Energy Alliance is pleased to commission the 5 solar demonstration systems purchased with the generous support of the GNWT Environment and Natural Resources Department. 

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Renewable Energy in the Dehcho

Posted 2014-05-08

GNWT Environment & Natural Resources Alternative Energy Specialists, Wade Carpenter and Brian Pelkey, recently visited the Dehcho.

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Water Heater Replacement Project in the Dehcho

Posted 2014-02-25
Category Taking Action

Arctic Energy Alliance's electric water heater project continues in the Dehcho. 

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Successful Dehcho Community Renewable Energy Forum

The Arctic Energy Alliance, the Dehcho First Nations, and the Pembina Institute are pleased with their jointly coordinated effort in hosting the “Dehcho Community Renewable Energy Forum” that took place recently in Fort Providence.

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Dehcho Community Renewable Energy Forum

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA), Dehcho First Nations, and the Pembina Institute are holding the “Dehcho Community Renewable Energy Forum” in Fort Providence February 4 and 5, 2014.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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