5 record(s) found with the tag "renewable energy" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Community Renewable Energy Projects in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Lacoursiere, Marie-Soleil
Licenced Year(s): 2016
Summary: The objective of this project is to analyze three case studies regarding the role that utility companies have played in the removal of barriers towards the implementation of renewable energy projects in the North. The Principal Investigator will do a literature review online through the University of Saskatchewan databases and also conduct interviews of representatives of Arctic Energy Allianc...

Pacific Northwest Economic Region - Roadmap to Resilient, Net-Zero Buildings and Deep Energy Retrofits
Principal Investigator: Montgomery, James
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The objectives of this study are to develop a roadmap to identify key policies and technologies that allow for net-zero emissions buildings to be constructed in the northwest of Canada and the United States. Given the diversity of jurisdictions in in the region, the “strategies” contained within the Roadmap will aim to catalyze new legislation or policy in each jurisdiction by highlighting key opp...

Inuit & scientific knowledge and non-renewable and renewable energy development
Principal Investigator: Johnson, Noor
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: The Principal Investigator (PI) will examine how different people involved in energy development decision-making, including residents, environmental organizations, government, land claims organizations, and corporations, perceive the risks and possible benefits of different energy options. In particular, it will focus on the role of different sources of knowledge (science, Inuit knowledge) and ho...

A Search for Sustainable Energy Future for the Northwest Territories: The Role of Policy Integration
Principal Investigator: Rayner, Jeremy
Licenced Year(s): 2015
Summary: This study intends to: 1) contribute to the theoretical understanding of the concepts of integrated policy design and identify the factors that facilitate or impede integrated policy-making in the Canadian context; 2) provide the insights on how NWT consensus government works, including implications for integrated policy-making; and, 3) identify existing barriers to renewable energy penetration...

Energy Resilience in Northern Communities
Principal Investigator: Keyte, Lawrence
Licenced Year(s): 2014
Summary: This research project is designed to answer the following key research questions: 1) How can northern communities succeed in achieving greater energy resilience? 2) What factors influence (facilitate or challenge) northern communities moving forward with sustainable energy initiatives? 3) How might these facilitating factors be most effectively applied to other northern communities? The ob...