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Ontario funding nearly 100 Indigenous energy projects – Electric Autonomy Canada

Nov 14, 2023

The Ontario government is injecting an additional $5 million into its Indigenous Energy Support Programs. This brings the total investment for this year to $15 million for 93 projects in 58 communities.

The Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) administers funding for the Indigenous Energy Support Programs. The programs promote Indigenous leadership within the electricity sector. The goals are to enhance the reliability, affordability and sustainability of Ontario’s grid and reduce electricity costs in Indigenous communities.

“Our government is building the electricity generation and storage projects we need to provide reliable, affordable and clean electricity across our province, including Indigenous communities,” said Todd Smith, Ontario’s minister of Energy in a press note.

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