Solar Electricity For Community Buildings Pilot Program


Update January 2018-  The Municipality is not part of the Solar Electricity for Community Buildings Pilot Program Year 1.

Congratulations to the Town of Antigonish on their successful bid for a 50 kWh system install on their water treatment facility. For more information on the program and to view a list of projects awarded in the first round visit: .


April 2017

Minister Samson made an announcement this afternoon that provides a great boost for Solar Energy in our province. This program is a pilot program run by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy. The program’s goals are to support community participation in renewable energy generation and and to learn more about how solar electricity can help Nova Scotia in it’s clean energy transition. For more information check out here:

Minister Samson, Councillor Mattie and Minister Delorey at the announcement this afternoon, Warden Boucher shared with the crowd information on the County’s 25kWh PV grid ties, roof mounted system and commended ACE and ACE coop for the work they have done locally to empower community organizations and individuals to make solar part of their energy reality.


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