Sunday, July 19, 2009

Largest solar energy project in British Columbia unveiled

solar panels Tsouke Nation 

A small community on Vancouver Island is undergoing of solar project of epic proportions. T'Sou-ke First Nation in Sooke on the southern end of Vancouver Island will be powering nearly 30 buildings with solar energy. Read on to learn how other communities like yours can utilize the power of the sun.

The T'Sou-ke First Nation has launched a solar power project that will power its band office, fisheries building, canoe shed, and 25 homes on the reserve.T'Sou-ke Nation is installing solar panels to pre heat hot water and photovoltaic panels to create clean electricity to power potentially large savings as hydro prices spike, according to PEJ. The community trained nine residents in solar power installation so that they would be able to take on such a project. …

The Largest Solar Energy Project in British Columbia Unveiled

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