A news article from the Government of British Columbia describes the Kitselas First Nation’s plan to develop one of Canada’s first geothermal power plants in their partnership with Borealis Geopower, with support from B.C.’s First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund.
The proposed geothermal plant would produce 15 megawatts of electricity with the potential to provide another 135 megawatts of thermal energy as a main heat source for local businesses. In conjunction with power the project provides enhanced energy security, offset of green house gas emissions and the creation of 75 jobs during the construction and operating phases, including 15 long-term jobs.
You can find the full news article here.
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