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Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social development as well as capacity-building for self-governance, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. "Many indigenous communities decided to take back control of…

May 30, 2018 @ 8:48am

The Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) has opened the first of a three-stage competitive process, under which bids will be considered to provide a total of 700 megawatts of renewable energy, or enough to power nearly 300,000 homes. “We expect this highly competitive process to continue attracting investment from Alberta…

April 05, 2018 @ 8:31am

Developing clean energy assets for Indigenous communities across Canada is integral to meeting our national needs for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and the creation of a resilient energy system. But doing so isn’t as simple as buying a tract of land and putting up solar panels or a…

February 07, 2018 @ 3:03pm

With an infrastructure deficit pegged at $30-$40 billion, First Nations communities across Canada are in desperate need of new ways to narrow the gap, including an uptick in the use of P3 projects. In the opening keynote address of the Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships 25th annual conference, Minister of…

November 06, 2017 @ 9:10am