Something New Under the Sun in British Columbia on a Former Mine

Something New Under the Sun in British Columbia on a Former Mine

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The economic future of the city of Kimberley in southeast British Columbia will soon be much brighter due to the $5.3 million SunMine solar project under construction.

Over 4,000 solar-cell modules mounted on 96 solar trackers will follow the sun’s daily movement, maximizing solar exposure and power generation. SunMine will be western Canada’s largest solar project and the first solar project in B.C. to sell power to the BC Hydro grid.

(READ more from the not-for-profit GLOBE Foundation)

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