More Solar Panels For Fort Simpson

In 2012, a solar array was installed at the Fort Simpson airport.  Energy and Natural Resources, and Northwest Territories Power Corporation have announced an additional 178 solar panels were added to the original installation site.

“According to the Power Corp., it will displace approximately 100,000 kw hours of diesel generation annually and stop 84.3 tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.”  Click on the link to view the entire article titled Power Corp. Expands Simpson Solar Project by the Northern Journal.

RESOURCES:

Solar Power Coming To Fort Simpson, CBC News North, Oct 23, 2011
Solar Project Breaks Ground, Northern News Service Online, Oct 11, 2011
Fort Simpson Solar Project Fact Sheet, NTPC

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Hi, I am Angela Fiebelkorn, President of the Fort Simpson Chamber. You can contact us at fscofc@gmail(dot)com or call 867-695-6538.