T’Sou-ke First Nation has launchedthe largest solar power project in British Columbia, which willgenerate enough power to energize its band office, fisheries buildings,canoe shed and 25 homes on the reserve. T’Sou-ke First Nation’ssolar power project is based on the use of solar panels to pre-heat hotwater and photovoltaic panels to create electricity and end spending onexpensive hydro power.
The community has trainednine residents in solar power installations, so that other facilitiescan also follow in their footsteps. Costing $1.5 million, the projectwill be the largest in British Columbia and was officially launchedFriday July 17.
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