Northern REACHE, selected projects 2016 to 2017

Pan-Canadian
Recipient Community Project title and project description Program contribution
Aboriginal Human Resource Council Pan-northern

20/20 Catalyst Program

Funding to support 4 participants in the 20/20 Catalyst Program; a 3-month program to support Indigenous communities embarking on clean energy projects.

$8,600
Nunatsiavut
Recipient Community Project title and project description Program contribution
Nunatsiavut Government
  • Hopedale
  • Makkovik
  • Nain
  • Postville
  • Rigolet

High Efficiency Woodstoves

Funding for the installation of high efficiency wood stoves and the development of a best practices guide.

$50,000
Nunatsiavut Government
  • Hopedale
  • Makkovik
  • Nain
  • Postville
  • Rigolet

Recreation Centre Renewable Energy and Energy Optimization Assessment

Funding for a feasibility study to investigate solar panels installation and energy optimization at community recreation centres.

$52,500
Nunavik
Recipient Community Project title and project description Program contribution
Pituvik Landholding Corporation Inukjuak

Inukjuak Hydro Project

Funding for updates to the environmental assessment and planning and financial documents.

$149,000
Makivik Corporation Kuujjuak

77kW Solar Photovoltaic on Makivik Head Office

Funding to support the engineering, procurement, and installation of 2 roof-top solar photovoltaic systems.

$271,545
Nunavut
Recipient Community Project title and project description Program contribution
Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation Qikiqtaaluk Corporation

20/20 Catalyst Program

Funding to support 1 Qitiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation member to participate in the 20/20 Catalyst Program; a 3-month mentorship program to support Indigenous communities embarking on clean energy projects.

$15,000
Government of Nunavut — Community and Government Services Rankin Inlet, Whale Cove

Rankin Inlet Solar-Domestic Hot Water and Air Heating Systems Study and Solar Photovoltaic Design for Whale Cove School

Funding for an assessment of energy capacity required for a hot water and air heating system. This project includes design work for a solar photovoltaic system at a school in Whale Cove.

$60,000
World Wildlife Fund Iqaluit

Arctic Renewable Energy Summit

Funding for a summit to bring together experts, communities, and governments to discuss renewable technology, policy, and barriers and enablers to deploying renewable energy projects in Nunavut.

$74,270
Qulliq Energy Corporation
  • Iqaluit
  • Rankin Inlet
  • Arviat

Heat Recovery of Diesel Power Plants — Optimization Assessment

Funding for an optimization assessment of heat recovery systems at diesel power plants.

$80,000
Government of Nunavut, Community and Government Services North Baffin

North Baffin Energy Building Retrofits — Investment Grade Feasibility Study

Funding for a feasibility study to improve energy and water efficiency in Government of Nunavut-owned buildings in the North Baffin region.

$100,000
Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation Iqaluit

Iqaluit Wind Energy — Business and Technical Case Study

Funding to develop a business case to deploy a high-penetration wind and diesel-storage hybrid energy system in the city of Iqaluit.

$150,000
Qulliq Energy Corporation
  • Rankin Inlet
  • Cambridge Bay
  • Kugluktuk
  • Iqaluit

Light Emitting Diode (LED) Street Lighting

Funding to replace street lights with energy-efficient LEDs.

$280,000
Qulliq Energy Corporation Iqaluit

Iqaluit Aquatic Centre District Heating System Expansion

Funding to support the expansion of the Iqaluit district heating system to the Aquatic Centre. The project is expected to provide 70% to 85% of the heating requirements of the Aquatic Centre.

$300,000
Northwest Territories
Recipient Community Project title and project description Program contribution
Government of Northwest Territories Public Works and Services
  • Norman Wells
  • Fort Simpson
  • Aklavik
  • Paulatuk
  • Trout Lake

Arctic Energy Alliance LED Retrofits

Funding to support an incentive program for community energy efficiency measures and retrofits.

$100,000
Government of Northwest Territories Public Works and Services Inuvik

20kW Solar Photovoltaic on Housing Corporation Building

Funding for a 20kW solar photovoltaic system on a 17-unit Northwest Territories Housing Corporation building.

$100,000
Government of Northwest Territories Public Works and Services Sachs Harbour

Sachs Harbour Wind Monitoring

Funding for a feasibility study to identify a suitable location for a wind turbine, with battery storage to be connected to the Northwest Territories Power Corporation diesel power plant.

$100,000
Government of Northwest Territories Public Works and Services 6 communities

Northwest Territories Energy Action Plan Workshops

Funding for regional workshops to engage communities on the Northwest Territories Climate Change Strategic Framework and Energy Action Plan.

$125,000
Government of Northwest Territories Public Works and Services Aklavik

Aklavik 55kW Solar Photovoltaic Integration with Variable Speed Diesel Generator

Funding for a 55kW solar photovoltaic system to be integrated with a renewable-ready variable speed diesel generator.

$200,000
Northwest Territories Power Corporation Inuvik

Exhaust Gas Recovery Unit for Inuvik Power Plant

Funding for the installation of an exhaust gas recovery unit in the Inuvik power plant.

$460,000
Government of Northwest Territories Public Works and Services Fort Simpson

Fort Simpson Combined Heat and Power

Funding for a wood pellet boiler to produce heat and power in a house-sized building.

$100,000
Government of Northwest Territories Public Works and Services Pan-Northwest Territories

20/20 Catalyst Program

Funding to support 1 Indigenous Government of Northwest Territories employee to participate in the 20/20 Catalyst Program; a 3-month mentorship program to support Indigenous communities embarking on clean energy projects.

$25,000
Yukon
Recipient Community Project title and project description Program contribution
Government of Yukon Mayo

Mayo 10kW Solar Photovoltaic

Funding for a 10kW solar photovoltaic installation on the Na-Cho Nyak Dun Development Corporation building.

$11,000
Yukon College Pan-Yukon

Future of Arctic Entrepreneurship Symposium

Funding for a conference to engage Yukon businesses, First Nations, and communities in identifying barriers and enablers for adopting clean energy technologies.

$24,672
Government of Yukon Teslin

Teslin Energy Audit and Biomass Integration

Funding to support an energy audit of the Teslin Tlingit Council administration building and biomass district heating integration design.

$82,000
Government of Yukon Carcross Tagish

Carcross (Carcross-Tagish First Nation) Energy Audit and 20kW Solar Photovoltaic Installation

Funding for an energy assessment of a commercial building prior to implementing energy saving measures and the installation of a 20kW photovoltaic system.

$110,999
Government of Yukon Dawson

Dawson (Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in First Nation) Energy Audit and 20kW Solar Photovoltaic Installation

Funding for an energy assessment of a commercial building prior to implementing energy saving measures and installation of a 20kW photovoltaic system.

$110,333
Government of Yukon Mayo

Mayo (Na-Cho Nyäk Dun First Nation) Energy Audit and 20 kW Solar Photovoltaic Installation

Funding for an energy assessment of a commercial building prior to implementing energy saving measures and installation of a 20kW photovoltaic system.

$110,333
Government of Yukon Haines Junction

Haines Junction (Champagne-Aishihik First Nation) Energy Audit and 20kW Solar Photovoltaic Installation

Funding for an energy assessment of a commercial building prior to implementing energy saving measures and installation of a 20kW photovoltaic system.

$110,333
Teslin Tlingit Council Teslin

Teslin Biomass District Heating

Funding for the installation of a district heating system using biomass wood chip boilers.

$218,407
Vuntut Gwitchin Government Old Crow

Old Crow 900kW Solar Photovoltaic

Funding to support the installation of a 900kw solar system to be integrated with the existing diesel power plant.

$15,045
Kluane First Nation Burwash Landing

Kluane Wind Farm

Funding to support the installation of 3, 100kW wind turbines and 300kWh of battery storage.

$108,000
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