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Funding for Community Generators

January 26, 2023 The Province is providing $5.8 million to help 180 community organizations through the Community Generator Program. The program helps groups purchase and install generators at community centres so the centres are able to serve as a gathering space during power outages. “We know how important community centres are across this province,” said […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202321 Views

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Provincial Government Launches Crown Land Call for Bids for Wind Energy Projects

December 14, 2022 Following a detailed assessment of 31 land nomination submissions for wind energy projects, the Provincial Government today announced the launch of a Crown land call for bids for wind energy projects. After engaging and receiving feedback from multiple companies, the public, and Indigenous Governments and Organizations, and to ensure a fair and […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 202218 Views

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More Money to Make Homes in Mi’kmaw Communities Energy Efficient

November 24, 2022 Additional funding from the Province and federal government will ensure all homes in Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw communities can get free energy efficiency upgrades. This will be the second phase of the Mi’kmaw Home Energy Efficiency Project, with $12 million invested so more than 1,000 more homes can be upgraded. In Phase 1, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 202231 Views

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IBM teams up with Net Zero Atlantic to enable clean energy transition for Indigenous communities

Nov 10, 2022 Net Zero Atlantic is one of five organizations worldwide selected as part of the IBM Sustainability Accelerator clean energy cohort IBM to provide resources to support the creation of a tool that will help enable Indigenous communities to advocate for energy system change that will benefit their land, economies, and health IBM will […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 202236 Views

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NCC’s Community Energy Micro-Grant Program now available!

October 5, 2022 The Community Energy Micro-Grant Program will support NunatuKavut communities and organizations in exploring clean energy and sustainability options. This program is being managed by our Research, Education and Culture Department (REC), through Indigenous Off-Diesel Initiative (IODI) Phase 3 funding provided by Natural Resources Canada. Across NunatuKavut, energy security/insecurity greatly impacts the quality […]

by ahnationtalk on October 6, 202243 Views

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Update Provided on Wind Development Process

October 3, 2022 The Department of Industry, Energy and Technology is providing an update on the multi-stage process to enable wind generation in Newfoundland and Labrador. On July 26, 2022, the Provincial Government announced a fair and transparent, multi-stage approach for enabling wind development in the province, creating an opportunity for industrial customers to generate […]

by ahnationtalk on October 3, 202245 Views

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Solar panels installed in all Nunatsiavut towns as Inuit government eyes energy independence – CBC

Aug 31, 2022 Small solar systems will power community centres, with more being planned Solar panels now face the sky in every Nunatsiavut community, as the region’s Inuit government works toward its goal of getting the five remote towns off diesel power and achieving energy independence. Jamie Hewlett, Nunatsiavut’s regional energy co-ordinator, says the solar […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 202268 Views

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Site of World Energy GH2’s Pioneering Green Hydrogen Project to Host Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau, Germany’s Chancellor Scholz and Corporate Leaders

Aug 22, 2022 – Project Nujio’qonik to be one of the world’s earliest and biggest green energy initiatives, putting Atlantic Canada at the pole position in the race for renewable hydrogen-based decarbonization – – Canadian and German leaders to sign historic accord to urgently accelerate the scaling up of green hydrogen, bottling Canada’s vast wind resources […]

by ahnationtalk on August 22, 202273 Views

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Fortescue Future Industries explores green hydrogen and renewable energy production in Newfoundland and Labrador

17 August 2022 Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), a global leader in green hydrogen, has held its first in-person public information session in Newfoundland and Labrador to discuss potential renewable energy production on the island portion of the province. Dozens of residents in the town of St Georges attended yesterday’s session to learn more about FFI’s […]

by ahnationtalk on August 17, 202258 Views

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Ministers Advance Canada’s Energy Transition at Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference 2022

July 8, 2022 With the successful conclusion of the Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference (EMMC) in St. John’s, co-hosts the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, and the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced advances to ensure that the jobs, economic opportunity, affordability and prosperity are available across […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2022129 Views

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