Wataynikaneyap Power Encouraged by Ontario's Proposed Remote Electrification Readiness Program
Wataynikaneyap Power, a First Nation-led organization that aims to connect remote First Nation communities to the provincial power grid, was encouraged by the Ontario budget announcement of a Remote Electrification Readiness Program.
Ontario's 2014 Budget Identifies $3 Million For Remote Electrification Readiness Program
The recently released Ontario Budget identified $3 million in funding over three years through the Remote Electrification Readiness Program.
Amended Terms of Reference
Wataynikaneyap Power (Wataynikaneyap) has initiated a provincial Environmental Assessment (EA) for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project (the Project).
Wataynikaneyap supports Long-Term Energy Plan priority to tie First Nations communities into the provincial electricity grid
Remote First Nations Initiate Local Distribution Company (LDC) Options Study
Wataynikaneyap Power is planning to connect 15 remote First Nations communities currently serviced by diesel generation.
Wataynikaneyap Power signs memorandum of understanding (MOU) with AECOM
Wataynikaneyap Power announced today that the company and AECOM, working in association with PowerTel and Deutsche Bank, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help build a new transmission line in Northwestern Ontario.
Wataynikaneyap Power Increases to 18 First Nations Communities
October 9, 2013 Thunder Bay, ON – Wataynikaneyap Power officially welcomed five (5) Keewaytinook Okimanak First Nations Council communities into the First Nation-led transmission initiative.
Wataynikaneyap Completes Financial Feasibility Study for the Grid Connection of 10 Remote First Nations Communities
PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) was engaged by the Central Corridor Energy Group (“CCEG”) to complete an assessment of financing and funding options for the development of a transmission line to connect 10 remote First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario.
Fact Sheet on the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project Corridor Routing Analysis
The purpose of the routing analysis factsheet is to explain the methods and results of the Corridor Routing Analysis completed by Wataynikaneyap to identify a preferred corridor for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project.
Project Benefits Study: Social, Environmental and Economic Analysis of the Wataynikaneyap Power Project
Lumos Energy, with technical assistance from The Delphi Group, undertook an analysis of the social, environmental, and economic outcomes that may be realized through the Wataynikaneyap Power project.