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Indigenous partnerships power renewable energy

 

Last updated 3/16/2018 at 11:23am

Government of Alberta

L-R: Guy Lonechild, CEO, First Nations Power Authority, Minister Phillips, Minister Feehan, Rupert Meneen, Grand Chief, Treaty 8, Minister McCuaig-Boyd, Gerald Cunningham, president, Metis Settlements General Council, Aaron Young, Chief, Chiniki First Nation and Roy Fox, Chief, Kainai First Nation.

Indigenous partnerships

power renewable energy

Edmonton, Alta.-Albertans will see new jobs, more private-sector investment and increased green power generation as the next phase of the Renewable Electricity Program focuses on partnerships with Indigenous communities. 

The highly competitive opening round of the program attracted about $1 billion of private-sector investment in green power generation in Alberta. Building off that momentum, the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) is preparing to open the second and third series of competitions, which will add approximately 700 megawatts...



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