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Tarquit Energy : 100 % Inuit-Owned Enterprise is now in Motion for Nunavik Clean Energy Transition

Kuujjuaq, March 31th, 2021 – The shareholders of Tarquti Energy (Tarquti), represented by their respective executive committees, met on March 24 in Kuujjuaq to discuss the start-up strategy, on-going and future activities of this new entity. Its mission is to carry out renewable energy projects in Nunavik and contribute to the carbon emissions’ reduction and […]

by ahnationtalk on March 31, 202123 Views

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Canada Invests in Wind Energy to Reduce Diesel in Northern Quebec

From: Natural Resources Canada March 10, 2021                                                          Ottawa, Ontario                                      […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202133 Views

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GNL Québec and Gazoduq receive another supportive and independent validation

MONTREAL, March 9, 2021  – Symbio Infrastructure Limited Partnership (“Symbio”), formerly known as GNL Québec Limited Partnership, receives with great enthusiasm the public announcement made earlier today by entrepreneurial investors from Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and Abitibi-Témiscamingue who are leaders in their regions and who believe in our Énergie Saguenay and Gazoduq Projects. This exciting regional initiative demonstrates […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202132 Views

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Export of Canadian Hydropower to the United States – First Nations in Québec and Labrador Unite to Oppose Hydro-Québec Project

WEMOTACI, QC, Dec. 3, 2020  – Five First Nations in Québec, the Innu of Pessamit, the Atikamekw of Wemotaci, and the Anishnabeg of Pikogan, Lac Simon and Kitcisakik, have joined the Innu Nation of Labrador to oppose Hydro-Quebec’s massive new power transmission corridor to the United States. In two separate briefs addressed to the Canada […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 202052 Views

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Boralex announces closing of the acquisition of CDPQ’s 49% equity stake in 3 Quebec wind farms, with a 296 MW installed capacity

Montreal, December 2, 2020 – Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce that it has closed the acquisition of the previously announced 49% equity stake held by the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (“CDPQ”) in 3 wind farms in Quebec, already 51% owned by Boralex. CDPQ’s 49% equity […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202050 Views

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Nunavik hydro project secures $92-million loan – Nunatsiaq News

11 November 2020 The organizations behind a hydroelectric facility in Nunavik have secured a major loan that will finance the bulk of the project. The Innavik project is a 7.5-megawatt run-of-river hydro dam on the Inukjuak River near Inukjuak, which is jointly run by the local Pituvik Landholding Corp. and Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. Innavik […]

by ahnationtalk on November 11, 202043 Views

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Hydro-Quebec’s clean energy corridor to New England targeted by First Nations – Electrical Business

August 5, 2020 August 5, 2020 – The Innu First Nation of Pessamit reports it has joined forces with the Atikamekw First Nation of Wemotaci (both of Quebec) “to put an end to the stranglehold of the Quebec government and Hydro-Quebec on their traditional territories”. Specifically, they demand compensation for Hydro-Quebec’s production facilities, reservoirs and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2020119 Views

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Quebec Export of Electricity to the United States – The moment of truth for Pessamit and Wemotaci First Nations

QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 5, 2020 – The Innu First Nation of Pessamit and the Atikamekw First Nation of Wemotaci (Province of Quebec) are joining forces to put an end to the stranglehold of the Quebec government and Hydro-Québec on their traditional territories. They mean to obtain compensation for production facilities, reservoirs and transmission lines set […]

by ahnationtalk on August 5, 2020120 Views

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Energy in Quebec: Can we electrify the entire economy?

Montreal, May 13, 2020 – For several years, there has been talk of electrifying the entire Quebec economy. The Montreal Economic Institute is releasing a publication today that presents the province’s energy profile, quantifies its hydroelectric potential, and identifies natural gas as a realistic solution for meeting our energy needs. Currently, fossil fuels account for […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 2020202 Views

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Canada and Quebec are investing in improved access to renewable energy in northern Quebec

JAMES BAY, QC, Feb. 20, 2020  – Making strategic investments in infrastructure projects that meet the specific needs of rural and northern communities is key to building stronger, more inclusive communities where everyone can succeed. The Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on February 20, 2020172 Views

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