Teslin Tlingit Council, YK sign agreement to heat Khàtìnas.àxh Community School with biomass

The Teslin Tlingit Council and the Government of Yukon have signed a heat purchase agreement to supply more sustainable heat to the Khàtìnas.àxh Community School in Teslin. This agreement will see Teslin Tlingit Council’s biomass facility–a 1.5 megawatt waste-wood fueled heating system–provide up to 90% of the heat needed for the Khàtìnas.àxh Community School starting this school year. The agreement will lower the school’s greenhouse gas emissions. The system currently providing over 10 local buildings with renewable heat while also reducing wildfire risk by creating firebreaks around the community.

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