North of Moosonee

The regional planning process for this region is complete for this planning cycle, and will be begin again in 2021, unless there is sufficient load growth or a trigger event that requires it to begin earlier.

Regional Planning in North of Moosenee

The local transmitter (Five Nations Energy Inc.) completed the Needs Screening for this planning region in May 2016 and found there were no needs that required regional coordination, completing the regional planning process for this planning cycle.

A copy of the transmitter’s Needs Assessment report can be viewed on the Five Nations website.

Area Overview

For regional planning purposes, the North of Moosonee region includes the communities of Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat.

Until 2000, these communities were part of Ontario Hydro's Remote Communities and were supplied electrically by diesel generators.

From 2001 to 2003, these communities were connected to the Hydro One network. The majority of transmission in the area is now owned by  Five Nations Energy Inc. (FNEI) which was incorporated in 1997. FNEI also supplies a significant amount of mining load.

The local distribution company providing service to customers in the North of Moosonee region is FNEI.