News release

Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program Open for Applications

The Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program is now accepting applications from community organizations that want to reduce emissions by generating electricity from solar panels.

The program, now in its second year, is open to Mi’kmaw bands in Nova Scotia, registered non-profit or charitable organizations, municipalities or organizations owned by municipalities and universities or community colleges.

Projects can be up to 75 kilowatts. Applicants propose a price per kilowatt hour (kWh) for the electricity they will generate. Successful organizations will enter into a 20-year agreement with their electric utility.

Clean Foundation will independently evaluate submissions and select the successful projects.

Applications will be accepted until June 29. For more information, visit http://www.novascotia.ca/solar .

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The Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Program is now accepting applications from community organizations that want to reduce emissions by generating electricity from solar panels.

Now in its second year, the program is open to Mi’kmaw bands in Nova Scotia, registered non-profit or charitable organizations, municipalities or organizations owned by municipalities and universities or community colleges.

Applications will be accepted until June 29th. For more information, visit the Nova Scotia solar website.

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