PUBLISHED: 21 September 2022

New solar farm opens to power Edmonton water treatment plant

CTV News

EPCOR officially opened the kīsikāw pīsim solar farm on Tuesday. The farm will generate up to half of the energy required to power the E. L. Smith Water Treatment plant, which supplies 65 per cent of the water used by Edmonton and surrounding communities. The farm contains 30,350 solar panels, and will generate enough power to cut 14,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions every year, EPCOR said. kīsikāw pīsim (KEY-see-gaw PEE-sim) means “daylight sun” and and is represented in Cree syllabics as ᑮᓯᑳᐤ ᐲᓯᒼ . Click here to continue reading