Feasibility engineering work has demonstrated that the Kivalliq Hydro-Fibre Link provides numerous technical and operating benefits to the region.
increase in download speed
increase in upload speed
reduction in broadband supply costs
reduction in power supply costs to QEC
The project allows for a large-scale transition from fossil fuels to electricity for heating.
A 50% reduction in power supply costs for the Qulliq Energy Corporation in the target communities is forecast, which will in turn help stabilize the cost of power for all Nunavummiut.
Future mining and industrial customers can rely on hydroelectricity for their primary energy needs.
A robust interconnection point in Manitoba enables long-term development of regional power and fibreoptic systems.