On July 10th, 2021, the government of Nova Scotia announced the goals of generating 80 percent of the province’s energy from renewable resources resulting in a 53 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 2030 and achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Nova Scotia Rate-Base Procurement (RBP) is a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking to connect 350 MW of electricity from renewable sources to the transmission grid.
AI Renewable is developing four utility-scale solar farm projects in Nova Scotia for proposal to the Province in response to the Rate-Based Procurement RFP. Upon Award, the projects will enter a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement with Nova Scotia Power Inc., and are expected to be complete and in commercial operation by the end of 2024. Proposed configurations of the projects will range is size from 20 MW to 100 MW. Our Notices of Intent to bid for all projects have been received and confirmed by the RBP Program Administrator. The four proposed projects are:
• A Solar Farm up to 100 MW in the Municipality of the District of Yarmouth, NS developed by Carlton Solar Inc. • A Solar Farm up to 72 MW in Guysborough County, NS developed by Harbour Solar Inc. • A Solar Farm up to 100 MW in Inverness County, NS developed by Horton Solar Inc. • A Solar Farm up to 20 MW in Halifax Regional Municipality, NS developed by Petpeswick Solar Inc.
For further details on projects and development team, please visit: https://www.trimaceng.ca/solar Any feedbacks or further inquiries, please contact our Nova-Scotia Project Manager Joel MacNeil at: firstname.lastname@example.org