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Call for Expressions of Interest – Community Energy Planning

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) is seeking expressions of interest from new Community Partners to participate in our ongoing Community Energy Planning Project. Mid-August 2021 project start:Completed Expressions of Interest must be submitted to AEA by noon August 9, 2021. April 2022 project start:Completed Expressions of Interest must be submitted to AEA by noon September … Read more

Yellowknife office summer hours

Starting this week, the Yellowknife office will be on a summer schedule. Beginning July 2, the office will be closed to the public on Fridays. Staff will still be working, so you can still contact us and any meetings or appointments on Fridays can still proceed as planned. Regular hours will resume sometime in early … Read more

New pilot project: rebates for newly constructed buildings (for businesses)

We’ve launched a new pilot project to help businesses save energy and money in newly constructed buildings. If your building meets strict energy-efficiency criteria, we can give you a rebate of up to $50,000 to help offset the cost of those energy efficiency measures. We can also provide free advice to help you reach your … Read more

Arctic Energy Alliance wins back-to-back ENERGY STAR® Canada Awards

The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) is thrilled to be the recipient of a 2021 ENERGY STAR Canada Special Recognition award. This is the AEA’s second ENERGY STAR Canada Award, coming on the heels of last year’s Program Administrator of the Year award. Among the accomplishments that earned the AEA the award, in 2020 the organization … Read more

Call for Expressions of Interest: Wood Pellet Boiler Installation

Does your facility have a hydronic heating system and does it use between roughly 10,000 and 50,000 litres ($10,000 to $60,000) of heating fuel per year? Or does it have between roughly 300m2 and 1,500m2 of heated area? If so, you may want to consider looking at this environmentally friendly conversion that could reduce your … Read more

Changes to rebate application timelines

From June 2020 until April 2021, the AEA temporarily allowed people to take up to six months to submit applications for rebates on energy-efficient products instead of the usual three months. For products purchased on or after April 22, that timeline will go back to three months. If you are applying for a rebate on … Read more

2021 Earth Week Activities

Earth Week is April 19-25. We’re partnering with Ecology North to offer two great activities for people in the Yellowknife area. Take part in our renewable energy scavenger hunt. Find as many renewable energy systems as you can in the Yellowknife area and you could win prizes! Join us at the Capitol Theatre at 7 … Read more

Online Training Workshop: Electronically Commutated Motors (ECMs) for Circulator Pumps

The AEA is offering a series of online product and technology training sessions on electronically commutated motors (ECMs) for circulator pumps. Come and learn about the technical aspects of these energy-efficient pumps. Training facilitated by the TACO Comfort Group, Altatech Agencies Ltd. and the Arctic Energy Alliance. Mar. 8–12, 2021 There will be a different … Read more

How the AEA made home improvements work for Joey in Fort Smith

“We were cold a whole lot – for a lot of money.” Joey Roy and his family knew their Fort Smith home needed renovating, so they asked the Arctic Energy Alliance for help. It turned out Joey’s house was the perfect candidate for the Deep Home Energy Retrofit program. The program offers rebates to help … Read more

2019/20 Annual Report

Check out our latest annual report to see what the AEA has been up to over the past year. Here are some of the highlights: We provided 1,613 total rebates and other incentives, worth nearly $2 million. The clients we worked with will annually save: 1,400 tonnes of greenhouse gases—equivalent to converting power generation for … Read more