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Sep
16
2017

CanNor funding for northern geoscience projects

The Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency will inject $7.4M of CanNor funding into northern geoscience projects, including $2,672,335 in mapping, permafrost infrastructure and seabed analysis, along with the development and promotion of geosciences in Nunavut. Nunavut funding comprises of: CanNor: $2,672,335 Natural Resources Canada: $1,802,000 Government of Nunavut: $1,306,000 Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: $860,000 […]

Sep
20
2016

Four Northern utilities collaborate on Northern Energy Innovation

In his new post, as Northern Energy Innovation Chair at Yukon College, Michael Ross will coordinate collaborative research into renewable energy by four Northern utilities: Yukon Energy, ATCO Electric, the Northwest Territories Power Corporation and Qulliq Energy. Each have pledged $50,000 a year for five years, matched by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council […]

Aug
9
2016

Green energy solar panels offset $2K in diesel in first month

Kugluktuk’s green energy solar panels have dramatically reduced the running costs of a Nunavut recreation complex. After just one month, the solar panels produced 1,680 kWh of clean electricity, saving about $2,000 in diesel fuel. The newly installed panels are expected to save the hamlet $9,000 in energy costs for the recreation complex per year. […]

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