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Antigonish, N.S. sets goal for 100 per cent reliance on renewable energy


May 6, 2021
By Canadian Biomass Magazine

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Antigonish, N.S. draws almost two-thirds of its energy from green sources, including wind power, and is striving to become Canada’s first net-zero emissions community.

The town’s mayor figures it will be some yet before the town reaches its 100 per cent renewable energy goal, but believes future councils can make it happen if they follow the current path.

Plans are to consolidate six substations into one to form an electric district heating system. St. Francis Xavier University is a partner in the project and plans to become the system’s anchor client.

To read the full story from CBC News, click here.

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