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FNEI hires a new CEO  

In July, 2011, FNEI hired a permanent CEO, Ms. Lucie Edwards.  Ms. Edwards is a Fort Albany First Nation Member, and brings a wealth of experience and education to her new role.

FNEI takes ownership of M9K transmission line from Moosonee to Kashechewan

In December, 2010, another milestone was reached when FNEI took ownership of the M9K transmission line from Moosonee to Kashechewan, as well as the new substation in Kashechewan, that were transferred from De Beers Canada Inc.

FNEI energizes Fibre Optic line 

In November of 2009, the fibre optic line was energized!  After many years of working on this upgrade, FNEI was very happy to report that a number of new services are now available to the Communities we service.

FNEI was recently featured in the Corporate Knights magazine. This article, originally published in the April 2009 issue of Corporate Knights Magazine can be viewed here

FNEI welcomes John Sucee as its Operations Manager and Rose Anna Campbell as Administrative Assistant more...

FNEI Marks 10th Anniversary

On September 30, 2007, Five Nations Energy Inc. (FNEI) celebrates its 10th anniversary. FNEI is the only transmission company in Ontario that is owned and operated by First Nations and has overcome many challenges to reach the level of success that it enjoys today. more...

FNEI Pays Tribute to Cecil MacDonald

Five Nations Energy Inc. reports with deep sorrow the death of our General Manager, Cecil MacDonald, who passed away on July 1, 2007 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Cecil played an integral role in FNEI's operations since joining the corporation in May of 2001, bringing with him extensive knowledge and experience in the electricity industry.more...

Five Nations Energy Inc. Successfully Connects Spare Transformer in Attawapiskat to the
Transmission System

Attawapiskat, Ontario – May 11, 2007: As part of its ongoing commitment to improving the reliability of its transmission system, Five Nations Energy Inc. successfully and seamlessly transferred the community of Attawapiskat to a spare transformer on Wednesday May 2 at 19:45 EDT. All work was completed as planned and the electricity customers of Attawapiskat were not even aware that this took place, as they saw no impact on their electricity supply. more...

Five Nations Energy Inc. Celebrates Five Years of Delivering Electricity to Fort Albany and Kashechewan

Timmins, Ontario – November 9, 2006: Five Nations Energy Inc. is celebrating five years of providing reliable electricity through its transmission line and replacing diesel generators as the primary source of electricity in the communities of Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat. The community of Fort Albany was energized on November 7, 2001, followed by Kashechewan on December 12, 2001. Further construction of the line was needed before Attawapiskat could be energized two years later, on December 3, 2003. more...

Attawapiskat, Ontario - September 28, 2006: Victor Mine Energized by Five Nations Energy Inc. 

Ontario’s only aboriginal-owned and operated electricity transmission company, Five Nations Energy Inc. successfully energized the power line to De Beers Canada Inc.’s new Victor Mine Project at 5:28pm on Wednesday, September 27, 2006. The electricity provided through this new transmission line from Five Nations Energy Inc’s existing line to the mine site will enable the construction of the mine to continue. Further upgrades to Five Nations Energy Inc.’s transmission line will be required to supply the electrical capacity necessary for the Victor Mine’s operations phase. more...

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FNEI Mission Statement:  We support our Cree Communities by optimizing our human and technical resources to meet their energy requirements in a safe, environmentally responsible and culturally respectful manner. 


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Timmins, ON
P4N 4V7

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