Building First Nations power in the clean energy sector: Inaugural ‘PowerMakers’ capacity building program launches this week
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE First Nations Clean Energy Network (Australia) Indigenous Clean Energy A new transformative 5-day program designed to empower First Nations people to drive First Nations participation in and ownership of clean energy solutions in communities and negotiate partnership, equity and ownership outcomes is being held this week in Cairns, with 30 First Nations […]
First Nations Australian and Canadian energy leaders head to Canberra to secure Australian government’s commitment to partnering with First Nations in the clean energy transition
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE First Nations Clean Energy Network (Australia) Indigenous Clean Energy First Nations leaders from Australia and Canada are meeting with the Federal Minister for Climate Change and Energy Chris Bowen on 17th October and Members of Parliament and over 40 clean energy leaders on the 18th to share Canada’s experience and learnings to […]
VANCOUVER, BC, July 25, 2023 – Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE), along with the 20/20 Catalysts Program, are proud to host the sixth annual Indigenous Clean Energy Forum on July 28, 2023, on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.
OTTAWA, ON, June 9, 2023 – The 20/20 Catalysts Program, Indigenous Clean Energy’s flagship capacity-building program, will host the second on-site session (from June 8 to 16) in Saskatoon, Treaty 6 territory, to continue the learning experience and networking opportunities the program provides for participants.
OTTAWA, ON, June 6, 2023 – Recognizing the crucial role that young people play in the transition to a sustainable future, Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE), supported by Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), is announcing new funding available for job opportunities for Indigenous youth ages 18 to 30 in the clean energy and renewables sector.
OTTAWA, ON, May 31, 2023 – Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) is pleased to announce the expansion of the Charge Up program, which includes increased funding and extended timelines for application and project completion for participants.
From coast to coast to coast, Indigenous clean energy leaders come together on a one-of-a-kind learning experience
UNAMA’KI, NS, May 1, 2023 – Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) is proud to announce the first on-site intensive session with the 2023 cohort of Catalysts taking place in Mi’kmaw traditional territory of Unama’ki (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia) and home of Eskasoni, Membertou, Potlotek, Wagmatcook, and We’koqma’q First Nations.
OTTAWA, ON, March 21, 2023 – The Board of Directors and staff of Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise are pleased to announce the appointment of James Jenkins as the new Executive Director of ICE. Effective March 20, 2023, James will work closely with founding Executive Director, Chris Henderson to ensure a smooth transition for the organization.
IQALUIT, NU, March 8, 2023 – Announced today at the Qikiqtani Energy Forum in ᐃᖃᓗᐃᑦ, ᓄᓇᕗᑦ (Iqaluit, NU), the Project Accelerator is an Indigenous-led program to support the start-up and implementation of Indigenous energy-efficient housing projects.
SHARM EL SHEIKH, EG, Nov. 18, 2022 – The Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) delegation wraps up its time at COP27 with an impactful event illustrating Indigenous and community avenues to sustainable energy futures. Chief Sharleen Gale, Daphne Kay, Mihskakwan James Harper, Dane De Souza and Blaine Chislett shared insights, traditional knowledge, and wide breadths of experiences about what it means to forge a trail for Indigenous clean energy projects locally, nationally and globally.
OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 18, 2022 – Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise (ICE) is pleased to announce its participation at COP27, the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference taking place in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from Nov.6 to Nov.18, which aims to bring communities, civil society groups, heads of state, climate experts, negotiators, business leaders together to tackle climate change. The ICE delegation will lead and take part in a variety of sessions as part of the official United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) events.
Catalyzing Action – Indigenous clean energy leaders gather for the first time on Inuit land in Iqaluit for the 20/20 Catalysts Program
IQALUIT, NU, July 10, 2022 – For the first time in program history, Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise’s flagship capacity-building program, the 20/20 Catalysts Program, is honoured to be hosting the program’s second onsite in Iqaluit, NU on July 10-17, 2022.
OTTAWA, ON, March 3, 2022 – Recognizing the challenges that many Indigenous communities in rural and remote areas face incorporating EV technology, Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise (ICE) is launching Charge Up, an initiative that aims to accelerate the implementation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in communities across Canada.
OTTAWA, ON, Oct. 25, 2021 – Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) is pleased to announce its participation at COP26, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference taking place in Glasgow, Scotland from Oct. 31 to Nov.12, which aims to bring communities, civil society groups, heads of state, climate experts, negotiators, business leaders together to tackle climate change.
OTTAWA, ON, August 12, 2021 – In partnership with SevenGen and Student Energy, Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) is pleased to announce the official launch of ImaGENation (Imagine-Nation), a capacity-building program that will support 10 teams of Indigenous youth from across Canada to kick-start a clean energy project.
Decolonizing Power, a new podcast series that will take you around the globe to explore successful community-led and partner clean energy projects
OTTAWA, ON, June 7, 2021 – Indigenous Clean Energy (ICE) Social Enterprise has launched a new podcast series, Decolonizing Power, that illustrates inspiring stories about Indigenous and community-led clean energy projects from around the world.
Introducing Generation Power, a capacity–building program led by Indigenous youth for Indigenous youth
OTTAWA, ON, May 11, 2021 – Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise (ICE) announced today the official launch of Generation Power, an Indigenous youth clean energy and career training program. To learn more about the program, visit www.generationpower.ca and apply to be part of the first cohort.
OTTAWA, ON, April 15, 2021 – Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise (ICE), an organization advancing the clean energy leadership First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people across Canada, announced the release of Energy Foundations, a detailed national report on energy efficiency and housing in Indigenous communities.
OTTAWA, ON, July 8, 2020 – Indigenous Clean Energy Social Enterprise (ICE) is introducing the 2020 Accelerating Transitions Report. This is a carefully constructed document that identifies the many ways that the Clean Energy Sector has become dominated by Indigenous-centered Leadership.