Canadian government launches Alberta RfP

By |2021-01-13T16:54:32+00:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: News|

The Government of Canada is seeking to purchase renewable energy from new power projects in Alberta for the needs of federal government buildings, vehicle fleets and other operations. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) announced on Thursday the launch of the request for proposals (RfP) for clean power and also said the government wants to [...]

Lakeland REC Webinar August 19, 2020

By |2020-08-18T16:42:26+00:00August 18th, 2020|Categories: News|

WEBINAR Wednesday August 19, 2020 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MST Q&A Opportunity Presented by : Lakeland College Visit Energy efficiency, automation and sustainability have become top priorities in Canada’s energy economy. Monumental increases in electricity demand for energy storage, big data, agriculture and transportation is resulting in fundamental changes to the energy sector. [...]

Economic Development Update

By |2020-08-16T01:18:40+00:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: News|

Economic Development Update - Indigenous Services Canada    INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY BUSINESS FUND In response to COVID19, Indigenous community-owned businesses and microbusinesses can now apply for funding from the Indigenous Community Business Fund. The funding, through non-repayable financial contributions, will provide support for businesses whose revenues have been affected by the COVID19 pandemic.  More information on [...]

Can FNPA transform the energy industry?

By |2019-12-09T02:48:36+00:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

After hundreds of years of outside governments and industry cashing in on Indigenous lands and resources with few benefits reciprocated, one organization is setting new precedent that could transform the energy industry. Armed with the backing of dozens of First Nation members and corporate partnerships, an initiative to create renewable energy projects led by Indigenous [...]

Door opens in Alberta for Indigenous inclusion

By |2019-12-09T02:52:55+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|

First Nations Power Authority president and CEO Guy Lonechild is confident the Alberta government’s soon-to-be-operational Indigenous Opportunities Corporations (AIOC) will give Indigenous communities the step-up they need to invest in large-scale clean energy projects. “This government has taken some very bold steps to ensure that Albertans get back to work and that there is some… [...]

FNPA 5th Annual Indigenous Green Energy Forum 2019

By |2019-12-09T02:46:37+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: News|

Treaty No.6, (Edmonton, AB)…First Nations Power Authority (FNPA) is pleased to host the 5th Annual Indigenous Green Energy Forum at River Cree Resort at Enoch Cree Nation on November 19 & 20th, 2019. This year will mark FNPA’s 2nd Annual Chairman’s Gala where attendees will hear from the Government of Alberta’s Minister Rick Wilson, Indigenous Relations provide [...]

SaskPower, FNPA, ink First Nations Opportunity Agreement

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

SaskPower and the First Nations Power Authority (FNPA) signed a First Nations Opportunity Agreement on Friday. The agreement outlines conditions for 20 megawatts of new utility-scale solar generation projects. “Reducing emissions is also a cornerstone of our province’s Prairie Resilience Strategy,” said Warren Kaeding, Minister of Government Relations, on behalf of Dustin Duncan, Minister Responsible [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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. [...]

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