Huge Solar Farm to be Built at Edmonton Airport

Some facts about the plant from the CBC.

  • The area, 627 acres, will equal roughly 313 CFL football fields,
  • The solar farm will consist of about 340,000 solar panels.
  • The facility will produce enough electricity to power 27,000 to 28,000 homes.
  • Construction will employ 120 workers for a year, with up to 250 workers at its peak.
  • The 120-megawatt facility will generate approximately 200,000 MWh per year
  • Alpin Sun estimates that annual production of 200,000 MWh will result in an annual offset of an estimated 106,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide.


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