GP Joule Canada Corp., a subsidiary of GP Joule, has been awarded an EPC contract for the 25.43MW Innisfail Solar project located in Red Deer County, Alberta, which is located midway between the cities of Calgary and Edmonton.
Canadian Solar has won three solar power contracts with Alberta’s Ministry of Infrastructure for a 94MW PV portfolio in southeast Alberta, Canada. The projects hold an average contracted PPA price of US$36.27 per MWh.
JinkoSolar subsidiary JinkoSolar Canada will supply approximately 17MW of its mono PERC solar modules to a PV project in Brooks, Alberta, Canada, owned by Vancouver-based renewable energy developer, investor, and operator, Elemental Energy.
The US is leading the charge for solar in North America, but its next-door neighbours, Canada and Mexico, are also pressing ahead with plans to boost deployment. Danielle Ola reports on the policy developments expected to underpin the growth of solar in the two countries.
A new set of renewable energy guidelines and targets set down by the government of Alberta, known as the Climate Leadership Plan, has been introduced in order to push the province’s transition from coal to new green energy options.