Energy & Power
Ottawa contributing to 214-kW solar PV at Six Nations of the Grand River
By Anthony Capkun
March 14, 2021 – Ottawa is contributing roughly $349,000 in funding from the Low Carbon Economy Fund toward a 214-kW solar PV net-metering project at the Six Nations of the Grand River community bingo hall.
“The installation of solar panels will bring our bingo hall closer to a net zero carbon facility, and will showcase our commitment to developing clean energy infrastructure,” said Matt Jamieson, president & CEO, Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corp.
The project will be constructed using a Six Nations workforce, added Jamieson, and will create internal apprenticeship opportunities.
Brant Renewable Energy, a wholly owned corporation of the County of Brant and neighbour to Six Nations, was contracted to undertake the development of the solar project using a 50% Six Nations labour component.