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Clean energy program participants return to the North – Nunatsiaq News

29 July, 2019

Three-month intensive program aims to encourage renewables in Indigenous communities

The water treatment plant in Taloyoak, Nunavut, already has a six-solar-panel system, keeping it off diesel for the summer months.

Around Kuujjuaq, Quebec, meanwhile, wind and solar-powered GPS locators aid hunters and trappers out on the land.

These are two examples of clean energy success stories in the Canadian North, shared in Toronto last week by participants in a three-month intensive renewable energy boot camp.

Twenty-two participants from Indigenous communities across Canada from Bella Bella, B.C., to Makkovik, Labrador, took part in the 20/20 Catalysts Program, put on by the social enterprise Indigenous Clean Energy.

Read More: https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/clean-energy-program-participants-return-to-the-north/

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