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Saskatchewan First Nations’ solar energy projects are getting a boost

By |2019-11-11T15:40:12+00:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: News|

Saskatchewan First Nations’ solar energy projects are getting a boost. An agreement between SaskPower and First Nations Power Authority (FNPA), the province’s Indigenous-governed not-for-profit utility corporation, will see $85 million worth of First Nations-led solar projects that will generate 20 megawatts of power to the provincial gird. The project, which is expected to be stretched [...]

Swan Lake 2019 CEP

By |2020-03-27T01:01:42+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Community Energy Plan, Energy Planning & Assessments, Swan Lake First Nation|

Swan River First Nation Community Energy Plan Background FNPA is currently working with Swan River First Nation on their Community Energy Plan (CEP). The project launched on May 28th, 2019 and is expected to be complete by December of 2019. The project is currently in the data collection and community engagement [...]

Cote First Nation SDPS

By |2020-03-27T12:56:02+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: Cote First Nation, Energy Planning & Assessments, Solar design and procurement support|

Cote First Nation Solar Design and Procurement Support Background FNPA continues to work with Cote First Nation on the development of a net-metered solar project at the Cote Market. The 100 kW solar project would offset nearly 80% of the total electricity usage at the Cote Market and would allow for [...]

Ochapowace First Nation REOA

By |2020-03-26T00:46:41+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Energy Planning & Assessments, Ochapowace First Nation, Renewable Energy Opportunities Assessment|

Ochapowace First Nation  Renewable Energy Opportunities Assessment Background Ochapowace First Nation requested the assistance of FNPA to analyze the usage of electricity in their community buildings and understand how much solar would be required to offset that usage. The Renewable Energy Opportunities Assessment looked at 8 community buildings on reserve and [...]

First Nations Power Authority (FNPA)

By |2019-11-11T15:40:13+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 |2020-03-27T01:03:14+00:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Beaver Lake Cree Nation, Community Energy Plan, 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 |2020-03-26T00:49:33+00:00June 1st, 2018|Categories: Cowessess First Nation, Energy Planning & Assessments, Renewable Energy Opportunities Assessment|

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 |2019-11-11T15:40:13+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 |2020-03-25T23:05:47+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Flying Dust First Nation, Set Aside|

Flying Dust First Nation Flare Gas Project Project Update The project proposes to use gas associated with the production of oil,  and normally flared or vented, as fuel to generate power. In spring 2018 FNPA and SaskPower signed a First Nation Opportunity Agreement (FNOA), which set-aside 20MW of flare gas based [...]

Driftpile Cree Nation 2018 CEP

By |2020-03-27T01:02:45+00:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Community Energy Plan, 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 [...]