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Indigenous community-led clean energy projects

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 13 July 2021

The Canada government invested over 7.6 million CAD in three community-lead clean energy projects with Indigenous local communities in Nunavut.

 

The investments include:

- CAD 6.5 million for the Qikiqtaaluk Business Development Corporation’s Sanikiluaq Renewable Energy Demonstration Project that will install a wind turbine and battery storage to generate 4 GWh of energy each year, substituting diesel;

- CAD 750,000 for NRStor Inc. and the Hamlet of Arviat to conduct a front-end engineering design study for a hybrid wind, solar and energy storage system;

- CAD 400,000 for the Government of Nunavut to develop Community Energy Plans (CEPs) in Nunavut.

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