Notice of Commencement for the Phase 2: Connecting 17 Remote First Nations Environmental Assessment
Wataynikaneyap Power L.P. (Wataynikaneyap) is conducting an Environmental Assessment (EA) under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act and Section 67 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act.
Pikangikum First Nation and Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Partner With Wataynikaneyap Power in Historic First Nations-Led Transmission Project
Less than a week after the Ontario Government's decision to prioritize and designate Wataynikaneyap Power to connect remote First Nation communities that currently rely on diesel power to the province's electricity grid, another historic milestone has been reached.
Ontario Government Takes Historic Step and Designates Wataynikaneyap Power to Undertake Unprecedented Transmission Project
The Ontario Government took a significant step forward today in its plan to connect remote First Nations communities to the electricity grid by designating Wataynikaneyap Power as the transmission company to complete the project.
Wataynikaneyap Initiating Environmental Assessment on Phase 2: Connecting 16 Remote First Nation Communities
Wataynikaneyap Power L.P. is a licensed transmission company owned by 20 First Nation communities in partnership with FortisOntario and RES Canada (Fortis-RES).
Ontario Recognizes Unprecedented Partnership Between Wataynikaneyap Power, FortisOntario, and RES Canada
Wataynikaneyap Power Signs Partnership Agreement with FortisOntario and RES Canada
Wataynikaneyap Power achieved a new milestone today by signing a Partnership Agreement with FortisOntario Inc., and Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (“Fortis-RES Partnership”) to expand grid connection to sixteen (16) remote First Nation communities in Northwestern Ontario.
Wataynikaneyap Power Applauds Provincial Commitment to Support Remote First Nations Communities
Wataynikaneyap Power applauds a commitment made today by provincial and territorial premiers to support remote First Nations communities in addressing their energy-related challenges.
Study Demonstrates Significant Socioeconomic Benefits from the Wataynikaneyap Power Project
Wataynikaneyap Power engaged PwC, in association with HDR, to estimate the socioeconomic benefits of building grid connection to 16 remote First Nations communities.
PWC Updated Study Shows $1 billion in Estimated Savings by Connecting 16 Remote First Nations to the Transmission Grid
PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”) was engaged by Wataynikaneyap to complete an assessment of financing and funding options for the development of a transmission line to connect remote First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario.
Environmental Assessment (EA) Workshops for New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake
Wataynikaneyap Power will be holding workshops and information sessions in First Nations communities and is inviting community members to attend.
Environmental Assessment commencing for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project
The Amended Terms of Reference for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project (the Project) was approved by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change on February 20, 2015.
Wataynikaneyap Power ownership grows to 20 First Nation communities and project receives key approval
Wataynikaneyap Power today held a press conference announcing that Sandy Lake First Nation and Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation will join the Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission Project, bringing the number of communities participating in the First Nation-led company to twenty.
Wataynikaneyap Power Updates Preliminary Business Plan
Wataynikaneyap Power has updated its preliminary Business Plan which will act as the key-planning document for the company and its applicable stakeholders.
Wataynikaneyap Submits Amended Final Terms of Reference
Wataynikaneyap Power has submitted the Amended Terms of Reference (ToR) for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project for a review and decision by the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.
Wataynikaneyap Updates Financial Feasibility Study for the Grid Connection of 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 remote First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario.