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Fort Nelson, Haisla First Nations aim to build Canada’s first Indigenous energy projects – Alaska Highway News

First Nations energized by LNG, geothermal projects Like all big energy projects, the Cedar LNG export terminal proposed for Kitimat will need to go through a lengthy environmental review process. The proponents of the $3 billion floating LNG terminal will need to meet numerous conditions to mitigate impacts on land, air and water. But satisfying […]

by ahnationtalk on April 22, 2021163 Views

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Pembina Institute: B.C. budget takes small steps toward clean economy goals

Pembina Institute highlights opportunities to align investments with B.C.’s 2030 carbon reduction commitment VANCOUVER — KAREN TAM WU, B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s 2021 budget announcement: “We understand the imperative to address health and business needs as British Columbians struggle with the ongoing impacts […]

by ahnationtalk on April 21, 2021145 Views

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Oceanic Wind Announces Issuance of Shares for Service

April 15, 2021 Vancouver, B.C. – Oceanic Wind Energy Inc. (TSX-V: NKW) (the “Company” or “Oceanic Wind”) today announced the quarterly issuance of shares to the Company’s directors. In connection with the board resolution to reduce the compensation of directors, as announced in a news release of January 14, 2016, the Company has issued a […]

by ahnationtalk on April 16, 2021141 Views

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BC’s Largest Indigenous-Owned Green Energy Project Completed

PRINCE GEORGE, BC, April 7, 2021  – Saulteau First Nations (SFN) and Natural Forces are pleased to announce the completion and commissioning of a new 15MW wind project located south of Chetwynd, British Columbia.  The Project was developed by SFN and its partner, Natural Forces. It is now the largest majority-owned Indigenous green energy project […]

by ahnationtalk on April 7, 2021153 Views

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Province supporting Kwadacha First Nation’s transition to clean energy

PRINCE GEORGE – The remote Kwadacha First Nations community in Fort Ware, 570 kilometres north of Prince George, is taking steps to transition from diesel to clean electricity generation and create local jobs under the Province’s CleanBC plan. The Province’s Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program is providing $486,000 towards a $496,000 100-kilowatt (kW) […]

by ahnationtalk on March 26, 2021148 Views

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Province supporting clean energy transition at Hesquiaht school

March 25, 2021 VICTORIA – Students and residents in the remote community of Hot Springs Cove will benefit from the installation of solar panels at the community school, under the Province’s CleanBC plan. The Province’s Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program is supporting Hesquiaht First Nation’s transition from diesel to clean electricity generation. RERC is […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2021144 Views

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Province supporting Lhoosk’uz Dené First Nation’s transition to clean energy

March 25, 2021 QUESNEL – The remote Lhoosk’uz Dené First Nation community, located 195 kilometres west of Quesnel, is taking steps to transition from diesel to clean electricity generation and create local jobs under the Province’s CleanBC plan. The Province’s Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program is providing $875,000 towards a $2.2-million 40-kilowatt (kW) biomass […]

by ahnationtalk on March 25, 2021144 Views

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First Nation company explores waste-to-energy facility in northern interior – Prince George Citizen

February 4, 2021 Nearly two years after Canfor shut down its sawmill in Vavenby, B.C., a respected First Nations-owned resource company is exploring the possibility of a new waste-to-energy facility to take its place. “We started thinking, is there something that we should look into that might create a different environment, a different buzz?” said […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 2021151 Views

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BCUC Approves FortisBC Energy Inc. 2020 and 2021 Delivery Rates

VANCOUVER – Today, by Order G-319-20, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) issued its decision on the FortisBC Energy Inc. (FEI) Annual Review for 2020 and 2021 Delivery Rates Application (Application). Following an open and transparent public review process, the BCUC approved the existing 2020 interim rate increase of 2 percent on a permanent basis, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 2020155 Views

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TWN says Yes to renewable energy

Yesterday, the Tsleil-Waututh Nation (TWN) officially unveiled a major new solar power installation. The 350 solar panels will supply power to the TWN Administration building, saving an estimated $29,000 in energy costs each year, and making it the largest ground-mount solar power project in Metro Vancouver. This is the second solar power project in the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2020162 Views

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