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Indigenous clean-energy projects funded on B.C.’s North Coast

Jan. 13, 2022 SKIDEGATE – Five Indigenous communities on the north and central coast will join B.C.’s clean-energy sector with local projects following support from the Province. The Province is partnering with Indigenous communities throughout B.C. to work toward a low-carbon future by providing funding from the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF). The […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2022123 Views

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Indigenous clean-energy projects funded on Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands

Jan. 13, 2022 VICTORIA – Ten Indigenous communities on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands will join B.C.’s clean-energy sector with local projects following support from the Province. The Province is partnering with Indigenous communities throughout B.C. to work toward a low-carbon future by providing funding from the First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF). […]

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 2022119 Views

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West Moberly First Nation receives 200K through BC Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative – Energeticcity.ca

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – West Moberly First Nation is receiving $200,000 through the BC Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative with provincial support through Clean BC. The First Nation will use this funding towards the integration of solar power systems onto 48 residential homes. West Moberly is one of ten First Nations in the province to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 202198 Views

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More First Nation communities to advance clean-energy projects in B.C.

Dec. 17, 2021 VICTORIA – Ten First Nations throughout the province will receive funding to develop alternative energy projects and advance energy efficiency in their communities through the British Columbia Indigenous Clean Energy Initiative (BCICEI), with provincial support through CleanBC. “Together with New Relationship Trust and Pacific Economic Development Canada, we are providing critical funding […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2021105 Views

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Canada, U.S. meet for latest round of Columbia River Treaty negotiations

Dec. 13, 2021 Canada, U.S. meet for latest round of Columbia River Treaty negotiations VICTORIA – On Dec. 9, 2021, Canada and the U.S. conducted the 11th round of negotiations on modernizing the Columbia River Treaty. During this round, negotiators discussed ecosystem priorities, post-2024 flood risk management and Canada’s “flexibility” concept. On behalf of Canada, Canadian […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202192 Views

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BCUC Issues Decision for FortisBC Energy Inc.’s 2022 Delivery Rates

December 13, 2021 VANCOUVER – On December 10, 2021, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued its decision on FortisBC Energy Inc.’s (FEI) Annual Review for 2022 Delivery Rates application. The BCUC approved an increase of 8.07 percent for delivery rates, effective January 1, 2022, subject to final adjustments. Delivery rates cover the cost of […]

by ahnationtalk on December 13, 202197 Views

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Fortescue Future Industries and Indigenous leaders in Canada collaborate on green hydrogen projects

Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) has signed Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) with three Indigenous Nations in Canada, paving the way for FFI to lead the green hydrogen and green energy revolution across Canada. FFI has signed MoUs with the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation in British Columbia; members of the Homeguard Cree First Nations in northern Manitoba; […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 202199 Views

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Digital Technology Supercluster announces virtual clean-energy training platform for First Nations communities

Vancouver, British Columbia [November 30, 2021] – In partnership with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), Siemens Canada, and Denesoline Corporation (Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation’s wholly-owned subsidiary), the Digital Technology Supercluster is proud to announce its investment in empowering Indigenous communities by providing an online vocational training program in Clean Energy Power Plants. […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 2021123 Views

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Minister’s statement on B.C.’s top ranking on provincial energy-efficiency scorecard

Nov. 18, 2021 Minister’s statement on B.C.’s top ranking on provincial energy-efficiency scorecard VICTORIA – George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, has issued the following statement in response to the Province ranking first on Efficiency Canada’s provincial scorecard on energy efficiency: “British Columbia has been recognized for the third year in a […]

by pmnationtalk on November 18, 2021107 Views

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Province, First Nations launch conversation on clean-energy opportunities

Nov. 15, 2021 VICTORIA – First Nations peoples throughout British Columbia can join a conversation on new opportunities in the growing and diverse clean-energy sector to help ensure First Nations are involved and benefiting from B.C.’s low-carbon economy. The Indigenous Clean Energy Opportunities (ICEO) engagement is jointly designed and led by the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2021102 Views

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