January 28 (Renewables Now) – US vitality effectivity and renewables agency Ameresco Inc (NYSE:AMRC) has been awarded a contract to put in a solar-plus-storage micro-grid for a group within the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, it introduced lately.
The so-called Slemon Park micro-grid will include a 10-MW photo voltaic farm with direct current-coupled vitality storage, Ameresco stated. The mission was developed in collaboration with native electrical utility firm Prince Edward Island (PEI) Company.
The micro-grid will profit Slemon Park, a enterprise and residential group owned and operated by industrial actual property firm Slemon Park Company.
The Canadian authorities put CAD 12.3 million (USD 9.65m/EUR 8.66m) into the mission by means of its Investing in Canada infrastructure plan. The Prince Edward Island authorities contributed CAD 12.7 million, Slemon Park Company introduced again in August 2020.
“We’re so excited to accomplice with PEI Vitality Company on such an impactful mission. Enhancing grid resiliency will allow the province of Prince Edward Island to efficiently implement renewable vitality tasks that may assist serve to guard the Island’s surroundings and result in a extra sustainable and economically sturdy future,” stated Bob McCullough, the president of Ameresco Canada.
Development works began in December 2021. The companions anticipate to energise the ability in autumn 2022.
(CAD 1.0 = USD0.785/EUR 0.704)