Indigenous Communities to Share in Billions in Alberta Renewable Energy

April 6, 2018, 12:47 PM

Indigenous communities could move quickly to bid on a share of C$10 billion ($7.8 billion) in renewable energy contracts in Alberta, said a key facilitator of First Nations’ power projects in the Canadian province.

“There’s some tight time constraints, but there’s no time like now to start putting together a strong proposal for this round,” said Guy Lonechild, CEO of the First Nations Power Authority.

Alberta opened bidding on Rounds 2 and 3 of its Renewable Energy Program April 4. The program aims to replace coal-fired plants blamed for the province’s high greenhouse gas emissions.

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