$20 million solar project unfinished south of Medicine Hat

Oct 23, 2020 10:50 PM ET
  • A brand-new solar project south of Medicine Hat is verifying renewable energy can work in combination with oil and also gas advancement.
$20 million solar project unfinished south of Medicine Hat
Image: courtesy of Enbridge

Alberta Solar One is a $20-million project being built near Burdett by Enbridge which will certainly utilize 80 during its construction and creating 10.5 MW of electrical energy ability or concerning the matching of adequate power for 3,000 homes.

However it's the 12,000 tonnes of minimized carbon exhausts-- which the firm which is better know for pipes than renewable resource-- claims makes the project appealing, states Alberta Solar One's technical supervisor. Read also: Medigap Plans 2021 - interesting article. 

" We recognize there is a power shift that is going on and also we intend to become part of that solution," claimed Enbridge's Lauren Andre. "We give risk-free as well as trusted power that we utilize every day and renewables, certainly, are a vital element of that."

Alberta Solar One is one of a variety of sustainable projects Enbridge has in Alberta and worldwide.

A similar-sized solar project, Chappice Lake Solar located north of Medicine Hat, received regulative authorization earlier this year.