Renewable Energy

The AEA provides funding for renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, wood pellet heating, biofuel/synthetic gas and ground source heat pumps. This funding is available to communities, commercial businesses, non-profit organizations and NWT residents. The AEA cannot longer offer rebates on grid-connected renewable electricity projects in communities that use hydroelectricity. See below for more … Read more

Building Improvements

Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) has energy experts and money available to help your business, non-profit, or community government conserve energy and improve its energy efficiency. If you are interested in saving money by reducing the amount of heating fuel, electricity and water used, or want to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions, this program is for … Read more

EPA Wood Stoves Change-out – Elders in Tsiigehtchic

System Overview: In February 2010, AEA partnered with the Tsiigehtchic Charter Community for a pilot project to replace old inefficient wood stoves with efficient, modern wood stoves. Seven elders were selected by the community to be the beneficiaries of the project. The aim was to spread awareness of clean burning, efficient wood stoves certified by … Read more

Solar Photovoltaics – Band Office in Jean Marie River

System Overview: In the winter of 2005, Jean Marie River community representatives considered the use of solar power to produce electricity. By November 2005, a 1320-watt solar photovoltaic (PV) system was installed on the roof of the Jean Marie River Band Office. The system is connected to the community grid and cost approximately $20,000 to … Read more

Home Energy Evaluations

Energy evaluations help people learn more about their options for saving energy. Some AEA rebate programs also require a home energy evaluation – please see individual program guidelines for more details. An energy-efficient home is comfortable, healthy, environmentally friendly and cost-effective. An EnerGuide home energy evaluation can help you understand how your home uses energy … Read more

Electric Vehicles

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) provides rebates to reduce the cost of purchasing and using several types of electric vehicles (EVs) in the Northwest Territories (NWT), including passenger EVs, e-bikes and on-the-land EVs. Switching to an electric vehicle can help consumers reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions released to the atmosphere from vehicles that … Read more

Home Improvements

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) provides rebates to help owners of older, less energy-efficient homes in the Northwest Territories (NWT) to reduce the costs and greenhouse gas emissions associated with heating their homes. These rebates can help homeowners offset the costs of upgrading their insulation, windows, air sealing and heating systems. Individual homeowners, businesses, non-profit … Read more

Energy-Efficient Products

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) provides rebates to northerners who purchase new, more energy efficient models of products that they use every day. Buying energy efficient products will help you save energy costs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Note: Customers who purchase eligible LED lighting, refrigerators, clothes washers or chest freezers at select Northern or NorthMart … Read more