Canadian Biomass Magazine

Provincially supported project will allow B.C. First Nation to transition from diesel

March 31, 2021
By Canadian Biomass Magazine

Provincial support is being provided to the Lhoosk’uz Dené First Nation near Quesnel, B.C. so that it can transition from diesel to clean electricity.

The First Nation was awarded $875,000 by B.C.’s Renewable Energy for Remote Communities (RERC) program that is earmarked for the $2.2-million project in Kluskus. The transition is being made through a 40-kilowatt biomass combined heat and power plant.

The provincial government figures the project will displace 346 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year.

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