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First Nations Power Authority (FNPA)

By |2019-06-28T01:45:10+00:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: News|

First Nation Power Authority (FNPA) is breaking new ground for First Nations’-owed power generation companies. The first and only First Nations governed, not-for-profit development company of its kind in North America, FNPA has connected Aboriginal and Corporate Canada in the development of environmentally-preferred power generation projects with the crown utility in Saskatchewan, SaskPower, since 2011. [...]

Beaver Lake Cree Nation CEP

By |2019-07-02T12:19:04+00:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Energy Planning & Assessments|

Beaver Lake Cree Nation Community Energy Plan Background In 2018, FNPA began working with Beaver Lake Cree Nation (BLCN) on developing a Community Energy Plan (CEP) for their community. BLCN was interested in using rooftop solar to offset the costs of electricity in their community. They currently have a number of [...]

Cowessess First Nation REOA

By |2019-07-02T12:19:37+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Cowessess First Nation, Energy Planning & Assessments|

Cowessess First Nation  Renewable Energy Opportunities Assessment  Background In 2018, Cowessess First Nation was seeking assistance with understanding how much solar would be required to offset the electricity usage in their community buildings on-reserve. The Renewable Energy Opportunities Assessment looked at the electricity usage in all community buildings, estimated the size [...]

FNPA, SaskPower sign “opportunity agreement” for flare gas power projects

By |2019-06-16T23:53:52+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

SaskPower and the First Nations Power Authority (FNPA) signed a First Nations Opportunity Agreement (FNOA) to source 20 megawatts of flare gas power generation projects. The event took place on Friday, May 11 at the First Nations University of Canada (FNUniv) with many Indigenous leadership, governmental leaders and members of the FNPA were in attendance. [...]

Flying Dust Power Corporation 2018 Flare Gas Project

By |2019-07-02T14:30:43+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Flying Dust First Nation, Set Aside, Utility scale|

Flying Dust First Nation Flare Gas Project Background In May 2018, FNPA signed their first First Nations Opportunity Agreement (FNOA) with SaskPower. The FNOA document provides guidelines for FNPA to bring a First Nations project to SaskPower to be developed under the Set-aside agreement. FNPA is supporting Flying Dust First Nation [...]

Driftpile Cree Nation 2018 CEP

By |2019-07-02T12:18:31+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Driftpile Cree Nation, Energy Planning & Assessments|

Driftpile Cree Nation  Community Energy Plan Background In 2018, FNPA began working with Driftpile Cree Nation (DPCN) on developing a Community Energy Plan (CEP) for their community. DPCN was interested in understanding ways their community could develop economic opportunities from renewable energy projects as well as reduce the cost of living [...]

Cold Lake 2018 CEP

By |2019-07-02T12:17:37+00:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Cold Lake First Nation, Energy Planning & Assessments|

Cold Lake First Nation Community Energy Plan Background In 2018, FNPA began working with Cold Lake First Nation (CLFN) on developing a Community Energy Plan (CEP) for their community. The goal of the CEP was to better understand the ways in which CLFN could be a leader in the renewable energy [...]

Sturgeon Lake First Nation SDA

By |2019-07-02T12:20:33+00:00February 1st, 2018|Categories: Energy Planning & Assessments, Sturgeon Lake First Nation|

Sturgeon Lake First Nation Solar Design and Assessment Background In 2018, FNPA worked with Sturgeon Lake Developments to assess the potential for a rooftop solar project on the Sturgeon Lake School. FNPA designed the rooftop solar project, estimated total cost of installation, and discussed a variety of opportunities for energy efficiency [...]

FNPA Partnership with Province of Saskatchewan in Renewable Energy

By |2019-06-17T00:27:16+00:00April 1st, 2016|Categories: News|

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will be joining representatives from First Nations Power Authority (FNPA) and Flying Dust First Nation as they announce a SaskParty commitment to set-aside 20MW of solar power generation and 20MW of flare gas capture power generation for development by FNPA and its Members. Brad Wall, Leader of the Saskatchewan Party, announced [...]

FNPA awards contract for Far North solar projects

By |2019-06-17T00:55:48+00:00March 17th, 2015|Categories: News|

First Nations Power Authority (FNPA) announced today that Points Athabasca Contracting Limited Partnership (PACLP), in partnership with Solar Logix, has been awarded the contract for the turn-key design, supply and install of two solar power generation systems in Saskatchewan’s Far North at Father Megret Elementary School in Hatchet Lake Denesuline First Nation (HLDFN) and Father [...]