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. [...]

FNPA Partnership with Province of Saskatchewan in Renewable Energy

By |2019-11-11T15:40:13+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 |2019-11-11T15:40:14+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 [...]

Ribbon cutting for FNPA’s first solar project

By |2019-06-16T23:30:23+00:00November 26th, 2014|Categories: News|

This solar photovoltaic power generation endeavor is FNPA’s first Strategic Off‐Grid and Renewables (SOAR) demonstration project. It includes partners from the Government of Canada through Western Economic Diversification Canada and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Lockheed Martin Canada, FHQ Developments, The City of Swift Current, and the Government of Saskatchewan. “This project is uniquely [...]