Alberta solar projects won’t eat into food-producing land

Researchers estimate a maximum of less than one tenth of one percent of all agricultural land in Alberta will be required for solar projects under a net zero future for the province’s electrical grid. “I think overall we expected that getting to a net-zero grid and building out the amount of solar that would be required would be a pretty small footprint and this really confirms that assumption,” said CanREA’s Evan Wilson. Read more.