Nelson Community Solar Garden

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Solar | Community project we're supporting

Partner: City of Nelson

Thanks in part to support from bullfrogpowered customers, the City of Nelson is now home to Canada‚Äôs first solar community solar garden project. The 60 kW installation employs an innovative ‚Äúvirtual net-metering‚ÄĚ subscription model to give Nelson citizens a way to support community-scale solar. Participants of the project hope to showcase the future of how Canadians can support renewable energy projects in their community.

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Read our Currents of Change profile with members of the community

Nelson solar garden

Kim Horrocks (and others!)

“I especially hope that the younger generation sees that when everyone gets together for the environment, change can happen.”
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About our community projects

Activists and organizers across the country are working to transition their communities away from fossil fuels. We created our community-based green energy projects grant to provide critical funding for these local efforts.

All bullfrogpowered customers help fund these small-scale, community-led projects, including solar panels on schools and in Indigenous communities, education and training programs, and a cleantech accelerator.

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Broadway Theatre Solar Project

Even though Saskatchewan is Canada‚Äôs sunniest province‚ÄĒit has very few solar projects. A local Saskatoon theatre, its solar project and local community leader, Kirby Wirchenko are poised to change this.

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