Alternative energy

Community Services Minister Richard Mostyn says the Better Buildings program will provide property owners throughout the territory with support to make energy retrofits to their buildings. Whitehorse city council will vote Nov. 14 whether to offer the program in the city. (Chris Windeyer/Yukon News file)

Whitehorse city council considers signing on to retrofit loan program

The matter was discussed at council’s Nov. 7 meeting


An aerial view of Sree Vyah showing the mono-crystalline panels positioned in an east-west orientation to maximize solar generation during the long daylight hours of the Arctic summer. (Photo by Caleb Charlie)

Diesel generators go quiet in Old Crow as the Sree Vyah solar project replaces their need

The solar array will provide 24 per cent of Old Crow’s electrical needs


Federal government funds five new green energy projects

Around 40 homes near Whitehorse will participate a pilot project testing heat-storage technology


Minister of Northern Affairs takes virtual tour of First Nations’ green energy projects

Daniel Vandal said he was impressed by the resiliency of Yukon business owners and First Nations

Carmacks Development Corp. teams up with green tech company for geothermal project

New agreement could see geothermal “Eavor-Loop” technology brought to Carmacks

The territory is aware of climate change impacts, says Pillai

Territory, city urged to take action on renewable energy