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How Summerside — and Prince Edward Island — are leading the energy revolution in Canada
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How Summerside — and Prince Edward Island — are leading the energy revolution in Canada

On a small island, and in an even smaller city, a major energy revolution is taking form — and it’s all because of a will by the people who live there to do things a little bit differently.From wind farms to giant solar parks, big things are happening in Summerside, PEI, a city on the East Coast of Canada with a can-do attitude, and a will to act as a case study for the rest of the country on how to unleash the renewable energy revolution.The community’s signature project is a $69-million, 80-acre solar project that will be going online later this year.It’s called the Summerside Sunbank and once it’s fully operational, about 65 per cent of Summerside’s power will come from renewable energy produced locally. That’s a remarkable feat for any city in Canada, especially one as small as Sum...