Northern REACHE, selected projects 2017 to 2018

Pan-Canadian
Recipient Community and region Project title and description Program contribution
Yukon College Pan-northern

Yukon College SharePoint Site

Funding to support a collaborative "Northern Energy Work Space" where northern energy stakeholders can share information.

$52,644
Yukon College Pan-northern

Hybrid Optimization of Multiple Energy Resources (HOMER) Workshop

Funding to support northern communities and governments to participate in a workshop to learn about clean energy microgrid modelling and the use of an optimization tool.

$15,000
Yukon Government Pan-northern

Renewables in Remote Communities Conference

Funding for Indigenous leaders to participate in the 3rd annual Renewables in Remote Communities Conference, organized by Pembina Institute and the Yukon Government.

$143,000

Nunatsiavut: N/A

Nunavik
Recipient Community and region Project title and description Program Contribution
Makivik Corporation Nunavik

Wind and Solar Resource Capability Studies in Nunavik

Funding to purchase and transport meteorological towers for 4 Nunavik communities.

$735,032
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.

$285,354
Makivik Corporation Pan-Nunavik

20/20 Catalyst Program

Funding for 2 Inuit staff members to participate in the 20/20 Catalyst Program; a 3-month mentorship program to support Indigenous communities embarking on clean energy projects.

$22,600
Nunavut
Recipient Community Project title and description Program Contribution
Government of Nunavut Pan-Nunavut

Nunavut Climate Change Mitigation Specialist

Funding for the Government of Nunavut to hire a climate change mitigation specialist to support and build capacity for climate change adaptation.

$150,000
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.

$1,000,000
Government of Nunavut Pan-Nunavut

Nunavut Climate Change Centre Website Redesign

Funding to update and redesign the Government of Nunavut's climate change website and on-line resources.

$45,000
Hamlet of Kugluktuk Kugluktuk

Kugluktuk Wind Generation Feasibility Study

Funding to support a wind-resource feasibility study in Kugluktuk.

$22,220
Kivalliq Inuit Association Kivalliq Region

Manitoba-Nunavut Hydroelectric Transmission Line Scoping Study

Funding for a scoping study to assess the scope of work and funding required for a transmission line feasibility study.

$55,000
Hamlet of Arviat Arviat

Arviat Clean Energy Project

Funding for a feasibility study for a high penetration solar, wind, and battery energy storage project.

$125,000
Northwest Territories
Recipient Community Project title and description Program Contribution
Government of Northwest Territories — Public Works and Services Sachs Harbour

Sachs Harbour Wind Monitoring

Funding to identify a suitable location for a wind turbine, with battery storage, to be integrated into the Northwest Territories power plant.

$100,000
Inuvialuit Regional Corporation Paulatuk

15kW Solar Photovoltaic on Paulatuk Visitors Centre Corporation

Funding for the installation of a roof-top solar photovoltaic system on the Paulatuk Visitors Centre.

$75,000
Hamlet of Tuktouaktuk Tuktoyaktuk

15kW Solar Photovoltaic on Tuktoyaktuk Hamlet Office

Funding to support the installation of a net-metered 15kW solar photovoltaic system on the hamlet office.

$58,750
Aurora Research Institute Inuvik

Cardboard Fuel Pellet Manufacturing

Funding for the deployment of a manufacturing facility that will use 60% of Inuvik's cardboard waste to create biomass feedstock.

$95,000
Gwich'in Council International Beaufort Delta Region

Beaufort Region Off-Grid Fossil Fuel Cost Study

Funding to evaluate subsidies for heating and electricity and to assess the cost of diesel in the North.

$135,000
Government of Northwest Territories Tulita

Tulita Utility Scale 45kW Solar Photovoltaic

Funding to support a 45kW net-metered solar photovoltaic

$250,000
Government of Northwest Territories Norman Wells

Norman Wells Wind Study

Funding to support a wind resource assessment in Norman Wells.

$100,000
Government of Northwest Territories (Arctic Energy Alliance)
  • Bechoko
  • Whati
  • Gameti
  • Wekweeti
  • Deline

High-Efficiency Woodstoves Program

Funding to support the high-efficiency woodstove program which will save energy and reduce emissions.

$150,000
Government of Northwest Territories (Housing Corporation) Whati

20kW Solar Photovoltaic on Multi-Unit Residential Building in Whati

Funding for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation to install a 20kW ground mounted solar photovoltaic array to a new 9-unit seniors' complex.

$100,000
Rat River Development Corporation Fort McPherson

Fort McPherson Biomass Forestry Initiative

Funding to hire a specialist to oversee the implementation of the Fort McPherson biomass initiative.

$14,000
Nihtat Corporation Inuvik

Feasibility Analysis of Net-Metering Solar Program

Funding for a feasibility assessment for solar photovoltaic (PV) on 32 Gwich'in residences in Inuvik.

$38,500
Nihtat Corporation Inuvik

Beaufort Delta Biomass Business Plan

Funding to support the analysis of the heating requirements for Government of Northwest Territories buildings in the Beaufort Delta region.

$55,192
Yukon
Recipient Community Project title and description Program Contribution
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.

$100,000
Government of Yukon Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek 20kW Solar Photovoltaic and Energy Audit

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

$97,900
Government of Yukon Champagne Aishihik

Energy Efficiency Retrofits for Cultural Centre

Funding for energy retrofits of the Da Ku Cultural Centre based on recommendations from a detailed energy audit.

$136,600
Vuntut Gwitchin Government Old Crow

Old Crow 900kW Solar Photovoltaic

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

$1,220,553
Kluane First Nation Burwash Landing

Kluane Wind Farm

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

$500,000
Kluane First Nation Burwash Landing

Arctic Energy Summit — Helsinki

Funding to support Kluane First Nation's participation at the Arctic Energy Summit.

$4,500
Carcross/Tagish Management Corporation Carcross

Montana Mountain Wind Farm

Funding for the installation of a meteorological tower to evaluate wind resources.

$125,000
Yukon Government Old Crow

Community Green Energy Initiative

Funding to replace of street lights with energy efficient LEDs.

$36,000
Yukon Government Old Crow

Community Green Energy Initiative

Funding to improve insulation and energy efficiency in Old Crow residences.

$100,000
Yukon Government Beaver Creek

Community Green Energy Initiative

Funding for a feasibility study for a diesel generator, heat recovery and district heating project in Beaver Creek, Yukon.

$45,800
Yukon Government Pelly Crossing

Community Green Energy Initiative

Funding for the installation of a 20kW solar array on the Capital Works Building of the Selkirk First Nation. The funds will be allocated across 5 communities.

$75,500
Yukon Government Old Crow and Watson Lake

Community Green Energy Initiative

Funding to support integrated asset management plans to prioritize energy retrofits for commercial buildings.

$20,000
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