FORT CHIPEWYAN, AB, Aug. 8, 2019/CNW/ – The Government of Canada is investing in renewable energy to invigorate local economies. As well as create jobs and reduce emissions for a low-carbon future. The adoption of renewable energy technologies is also helping rural and remote indigenous communities reduce their reliance on diesel fuels.
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $4.5-million CAN investment in a solar energy and energy storage project in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta. The investment will reduce pollution and create over 40 good, middle-class jobs during construction. The Government of Alberta also contributed $3.3 million to the project.