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The Alternatives Energy Technology Program (AETP) assists NWT residents and businesses to integrate commercially available, clean energy technologies into their operations.  The fund is intended to reduce fuel use, and lower the cost of operations.

Under the AETP there is the Residential Renewable Energy Fund (RREF) and the Business Renewable Energy Fund (BREF). Download the AETP application form and Funds Application Guidelines.

The Residential Renewable Energy Fund is available ot assist NWT residents to integrate commercially available, clean energy technologies on their property, building or other assets for the purpose of reducing fuel usage.

RREF provides funding of up to one-third of the cost of qualified renewable energy systems.  The maximum amount available to any recipient is $5,000 per year.

The Business Renewable Energy Fund is available to assist NWT commercial businesses including off-grid lodges and camps to integrate commercially available, clean energy technologies into their operations.  The fund is intended to reduce fuel use and lower the cost of operations in remote locations where fuel prices and carbon footprints are high.

BREF provides funding of up to one-third of the cost of qualified renewable energy systems.  The maximum amount available per applicant is $15,000 per year.

The Community Renewable Energy Program (CREP) provides funding to community and Aboriginal governments, GNWT departments, boards and agencies, and non-profit organizations.  Funding is available to assist community-based installations of alternative energy systems or the conversion of an existing conventional energy system to alternative energy technology.

For more information about the Alternative Energy Technologies Program or help in preparing proposals, please contact:

Arctic Energy Alliance
#101-5102 51st Street

Yellowknife, NT, X1A 1S7

Telephone: (867) 920-3333

Toll Free: 1 877 755-5855

Facsimile: (867) 873-0303

or visit www.aea.nt.ca

 

For more information about the CREP, or help in preparing proposals, contact:

Environment Division

Department of Environment and Natural Resources

PO Box 1320

Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9

Tel: (867) 873-7654

Fax: (867) 873-0221