Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA)

Sharing knowledge and establishing professional networks related to energy resources for remote Arctic communities.

Objective

ARENA seeks to increase human capacity, promote leadership, and deploy traditional and local knowledge through the creation of a knowledge exchange program emphasizing the development, operation, and management of remote energy networks (microgrids) incorporating renewable resources.

Main activities

  1. Building on the successful model of ARENA I, host on-site and virtual planning for learning opportunities to provide knowledge, skills and tools that facilitate integrating clean energy technologies in the Arctic region with a view to promote development of community energy solutions
  2. Combine visits to communities and participant knowledge exchanges with presentations and laboratory demonstrations
  3. Connect current and emerging energy professionals with hands-on learning experiences, mentors, and project development leaders from throughout the north
Lead Working Groups
SDWG
Start
2019
End
2023
Status
Delayed

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