ARENA: Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy

The Arctic Remote Energy Networks Academy (ARENA) program focuses on sharing knowledge and establishing professional networks related to microgrids and integration of renewable energy resources for remote Arctic communities.

ARENA is an endorsed project of the Arctic Council's Sustainable Development Working Group. The United States, Canada, Finland, Iceland, Gwich’in Council International, and the Aleut International Association are co-leading the 2017 program.

Arena Brochure

Download brochure overviewing the ARENA program.

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Important Dates

The application period for the 2017 ARENA Program has ended. Please contact the ARENA Team at for more information or any questions you may have about ARENA.

December 23, 2016
Participant Selection Results Communicated
January 30, 2017
Welcome & Kickoff Session (telephone and web)