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January 5, 2022

Vulcan Solar Project, Canada

By Carmen

Vulcan Solar Project is a 77.5MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Alberta, Canada. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 77.5 77.5 Permitting Alberta, Canada Vulcan Solar Hybrid Energy Centre GP

Description

The project is being developed by Vulcan Solar Hybrid Energy Centre GP and is currently owned by EDF Renewables Canada.

Vulcan Solar Project is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 960 acres.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 12,000 households, to offset 85,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $99.588m.

The solar power project consists of 300,000 modules, each with 370W nameplate capacity.

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Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Methodology

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