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    first phase a new 300km transmission line will reinforce electricity supply into Pickle Lake The second phase will connect 16 First Nation communities north of Pickle Lake and Red Lake with an estimated 1500km of new transmission line The total estimated capital cost is 1 35 billion 2015 PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC estimates that the current cost of diesel generation for these 16 remote First Nations communities is 43 million per year and growing Building and operating transmission to these communities is expected to save 1 billion compared to continued diesel generation In addition the Wataynikaneyap Transmission Project is estimated to create 769 jobs during construction and nearly 900 million in social value Wataynikaneyap Power has partnered with FortisOntario and RES Canada to develop and operate the transmission facilities The First Nations will remain majority owners and become 100 owners over time First Nation communities working together and controlling development of infrastructure within their traditional lands will be a catalyst for greater prosperity and economic self determination Our Story Please note this video will require updating over time Latest News Wataynikaneyap Initiating Environmental Assessment on Phase 2 Connecting 16 Remote First Nation Communities January 2016 Ontario Recognizes Unprecedented Partnership Between Wataynikaneyap Power

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  • Wataynikaneyap Initiating Environmental Assessment on Phase 2: Connecting 16 Remote First Nation Communities | Watay Power
    environmental assessment on this part of the project in September 2012 Phase 2 of the project is comprised of 1500 km of new transmission lines and associated facilities and will connect 16 remote First Nation communities north of RedLake and Pickle Lake to the provincial grid Wataynikaneyap will be initiating an environmental assessment for Phase 2 and formal notifications regarding the environmental assessment will be provided shortly If you would

    Original URL path: http://www.wataypower.ca/node/214 (2016-04-29)
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  • Ontario Recognizes Unprecedented Partnership Between Wataynikaneyap Power, FortisOntario, and RES Canada | Watay Power
    Submitted by patrickboileau on Thu 08 27 2015 14 06 http news ontario ca mei en 2015 08 new agreement marks step forward i Copyright 2012 Wataynikaneyap Power All rights reserved Powered by K Net Secondary links Feedback Log in

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  • Wataynikaneyap Power Signs Partnership Agreement with FortisOntario and RES Canada | Watay Power
    communities reduce diesel subsidies create jobs and stimulate economic development FortisOntario is honoured to be selected as the transmission partner for Wataynikaneyap Power says Bill Daley President CEO of FortisOntario We look forward to a collaborative partnership for the development ownership and the operation of these important connections to the remote First Nation communities through upgrading the existing grid In 2010 the First Nation communities partnered with Goldcorp who provided early development funding Goldcorp officially exited the project earlier this year Goldcorp is proud to have participated in the partnership with the First Nations and our support to date is reflective of Goldcorp s commitment to create sustainable value by investing in the local communities close to our mine sites says Chris Woodall Senior Vice President of Operations Canada US Goldcorp We are confident that with the well experienced new transmission partner in place Wataynikaneyap Power is poised for long term success Construction is planned to start in early 2018 however along with the Partnership investment a firm government funding arrangement is required to make this project a reality 30 About Wataynikaneyap Power Wataynikaneyap Power is a transmission company equally owned by 20 First Nations communities The company will develop own and operate new transmission facilities in Northwestern Ontario in order to connect remote First Nation communities currently powered by diesel generation Continued use of diesel generation to power First Nations communities is financially unsustainable environmentally risky and inadequate to meet community needs Wataynikaneyap s goal is to provide clean and accessible power for residents businesses and industry in the region and maximize opportunities and benefits for First Nations as a result of the development More information about Wataynikaneyap Power can be found at www wataypower ca About RES Canada Since 1997 RES has been providing development engineering construction and

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  • Wataynikaneyap Power Applauds Provincial Commitment to Support Remote First Nations Communities | Watay Power
    the remote First Nations communities in Northwestern Ontario will not only benefit the environment but will save more than 1 billion in avoided energy costs We acknowledge the Government of Ontario and industry for its cooperation and shared vision of sustainable growth and prosperity of our communities and the rest of Canada Connecting remote First Nations communities has been identified as a priority in Ontario s 2013 Long Term Energy Plan Continued use of diesel generation to power First Nations communities is financially unsustainable environmentally risky and inadequate to meet community needs many of which face electrical load restrictions Wataynikaneyap Power is a partnership of 20 First Nations communities working with government to expand grid connection in Northwestern Ontario In addition to an expected 1 billion in savings PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates that the transmission line project will create 770 jobs during construction and avoid 6 6 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent GHG emissions About Wataynikaneyap Power Wataynikaneyap Power is a First Nation led transmission company aiming to design permit construct own and operate a new transmission line in Northwestern Ontario that will bring grid connection to remote First Nation communities currently powered by diesel generation Wataynikaneyap Power will partner with an

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  • Study Demonstrates Significant Socioeconomic Benefits from the Wataynikaneyap Power Project | Watay Power
    also builds on the financial feasibility analysis which shows an estimated 1 0 billion in savings by quantifying the various environmental and social benefits associated with the project By quantifying these benefits PwC HDR is able to quantify the expected Sustainable Return on Investment SROI Over 40 years the Wataynikaneyap Power Project is estimated to result in over 6 6 million tonnes of avoided CO2 equivalent GHG emissions resulting in a social value of 472 million Air pollutants also have a significant impact to community health and local vegetation PwC HDR estimated the value of these avoided costs as 304 million and 35 million respectively Finally accidental spills of diesel fuel can generate significant environmental damage and can be costly to remediate and there is always a risk of a significant spill occurring during transportation The estimated value of avoided spills is 21 million In total the Sustainable Return on Investment of the project is estimated at 1 9 billion Once operational the Wataynikaneyap Power Project will help alleviate load growth restrictions which hinder economic growth in the region Access to transmission infrastructure is a key component for natural resource development in Northwestern Ontario in particular the Far North Natural

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  • News | Watay Power
    Communities June 2015 Study Demonstrates Significant Socioeconomic Benefits from the Wataynikaneyap Power Project June 2015 PWC Updated Study Shows 1 billion in Estimated Savings by Connecting 16 Remote First Nations to the Transmission Grid June 2015 Environmental Assessment EA Workshops for New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake June 2015 Environmental Assessment commencing for the New Transmission Line to Pickle Lake Project April 2015 Wataynikaneyap Power ownership grows to 20 First

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    Log in Request new password User account Username Enter your Watay Power username Password Enter the password that accompanies your username Copyright 2012 Wataynikaneyap Power All rights reserved Powered by K Net Secondary links Feedback Log in Main Home About

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