Summerside to benefit from a new solar farm

Government investments in green infrastructure will build a solar energy farm and storage facility in Summerside.

The project involves the construction of a new 21-megawatt solar farm and a battery storage facility. This renewable energy source will improve the energy efficiency of the City of Summerside. The project will allow the City to meet 62 per cent of its electricity needs through renewable energy and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 21,000 tonnes per year.

2018-2019 Progress Report for Climate Change Action Plan

The Climate Change Action Plan for Prince Edward Island is helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and better prepare for a changing climate. It includes commitments in five areas, with 32 action items to be completed over a five-year period (2018-2023). This Progress Report provides an update on activities and achievements from the launch of the plan in May 2018. Download the full report