Backgrounder:  Nunavut residents to benefit from improved green energy and wastewater infrastructure

Backgrounder

Nunavut residents to benefit from improved green energy and wastewater infrastructure

Joint federal and territorial funding through the Arctic Energy Fund (AEF), and the Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) – Wastewater of the Investing in Canada plan will support infrastructure projects in various communities across Nunavut.

The Government of Canada is investing over $18.6 million total towards these four projects. The Government of Nunavut is contributing over $1.6 million for a wastewater project. Qulliq Energy Corporation (QEC) is providing more than $7.2 million for three green energy projects.

Project Information – Green Infrastructure Stream (GIS) – Wastewater:

Location Project Name Federal Funding TerritorialFunding
Kugaaruk Upgrades to a sewage lagoon $5,055,000 $1,685,000

Project Information – Arctic Energy Fund (AEF):

Location Project Name Federal Funding Qulliq Energy Corporation
Rankin Inlet,
Coral Harbour,
Chesterfield Inlet,
Pond Inlet
Power Plant Infrastructure Upgrades to improve energy efficiency and reliability $6,193,500 $2,464,500
Pond Inlet,
Clyde River,
Whale Cove
Power Plant Infrastructure Upgrades to improve energy efficiency and reliability $4,425,000 $1,775,000
Kugluktuk Renewable Solar Energy and Storage System Installation $2,958,200 $3,380,800
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