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Kivalliq Alternative Energy

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Powering Kivalliq’s clean energy future

About us

Kivalliq Alternative Energy Ltd. (KAE) is leading the clean energy transformation in the Kivalliq Region for the benefit of our future generations. Our mission is to develop clean energy sources that increase our energy independence and security, nurture community benefits, grow local capacity, and lay the foundations for the Kivalliq’s clean energy future.

KAE is an Inuit-Lead Partnership Between:

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Sakku Investments Corporation (SIC), the development corporation of the Kivalliq Inuit Association and an Inuit Birthright Corporation.

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Northern Energy Capital (NEC), a renewable energy development company established to empower northern and remote communities in their transition from fossil fuel consumption to clean energy asset ownership.

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Our Leadership Team

Malek Tawashy

Board Director

Emmanuel Foumene

Board Director

Lucy Maynard

Board Director

Our Management Team

Blaine Chislett

Manager of Energy and Sustainable Development

Dana May

Manager of Project Development

Chris Lentz

Manager of Project Delivery

James Griffiths

Manager of Training and Capacity Building

Denise Kusugak

Communications Coordinator

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Projects

By developing local sources of clean energy, we are increasing our communities’ resiliency and energy security, growing local capacity, and protecting our lands, oceans and wildlife for our future generations.

Rankin Inlet

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Clean Energy Project

Project Status: Research & Feasibility

Start Date: 2018

Activities: 

  • Wind Resource Assessment (2018-Present)

  • Environmental and Wildlife Assessment (2023-2024)

Baker Lake

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Clean Energy Project

Project Status: Research & Feasibility 
Research Partner(s): Nunasi Corporation
Start Date: 2018

Activities: 

  • Wind Resource Assessment (2022-2023)

  • Local Capacity Building Program (2022-2023)

  • Environmental and Wildlife Assessment (2023-2024)

Naujaat

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Solar Energy and Battery Storage Project

Project Status: Pre-Construction 

Start Date: 2021

Activities: 

  • Community Energy Plan (2021)

  • Community Open Houses (2022, 2023)

Coral Harbour 

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Solar Energy and Battery Storage Project 

Project Status: In development
Start Date: 2021

Activities: 

  • Community Energy Plan (2021)

  • Community Open Houses (2022, 2023)

Chesterfield Inlet

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Clean Energy Project

Project Status: Research & Feasibility
Research Partner(s): Nunasi Corporation
Start Date: 2023

Activities: 

  • Wind Resource Assessment (2023-2024)

  • Local Capacity Building Program (2023)

Whale Cove

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Clean Energy Project

Project Status: Research & Feasibility
Research Partner(s): Nunasi Corporation
Start Date: 2023

Activities: 

  • Wind Resource Assessment (2024-2025)

  • Local Capacity Building Program (2024)

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Get involved

Join us in making a difference. Learn how you can support clean energy development in the Kivalliq Region

KAE’s projects strive to create new employment opportunities in each community we work in. 

Get in touch!

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