Alta. Oilfield Town Embraces ‘The Way of The Future’ by Harnessing Sun’s Power to Cool its Rink

solar g9379effaf 1920 Alta. Oilfield Town Embraces 'The Way of The Future' by Harnessing Sun's Power to Cool its Rink

Takeaways:

  • Almost 11 000 square feet of solar panels have been installed on the roof of the Mike Karbonik Arene in Calmar, Alta.
  • This is one of the sunniest locations in Canada and although the town does get snow, the panels are designed so they can reflect some of the solar energy even in the winter.
  • In the summer when the arena’s power usage is lower the town will sell their generated electricity back to the grid.

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