Welcome to Five Nations Energy Inc. (FNEI). FNEI is the Corporation behind the Omushkego Ishkotayo Project (Western James Bay Transmission Line Project), a 270 km long transmission line that services the remote Communities of Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, and Kashechewan. FNEI is owned equally by Attawapiskat Power Corporation, Fort Albany Power Corporation, and Kashechewan Power Corporation. FNEI also supplies power to a line that connects the De Beers Canada Victor Diamond Mine project north of Attawapiskat.
FNEI is one of five licensed electricity transmitters in Ontario; and is also the only First Nations owned electricity transmission company in Canada, as well as in Ontario. Download a map of the transmission line below or click to view it.
As an employer, FNEI provides a challenging and supportive work environment that recognizes the value of each employee’s contributions, and encouraging them to reach their full potential and achieve excellence in carrying out their responsibilities.
A new Chief Executive Officer was hired in January, 2016. FNEI employs two Substation Electrician Apprentices, members from Attawapiskat, and Moose Cree, First Nations; an Administrative Assistant from Moose Cree First Nation, a Secretary/Receptionist from Fort Albany First Nation. FNEI also employs an Operations Manager, who is a professional in substation work and maintenance, and worked in electricity transmission and hails from Russia. There are three Journeymen/Substation Electricians, two whom are members of Moose Cree, and Winisk, First Nations! One of these Electricians has been promoted to Maintenance Supervisor in the summer of 2018!