Fisher River Cree Nation unveils Manitoba’s biggest solar farm, a source of Bullfrog Power’s green energy

Fisher River Cree Nation, MB, August 19, 2020—Fisher River Cree Nation has launched the biggest solar project in Manitoba. The 1-megawatt facility has almost 3,000 solar panels and was built entirely by Indigenous employees. The project’s focus is to generate revenue for the community and inspire other First Nations to pursue renewable energy solutions. “This…

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New film “The Sun on Top of the House” profiles the Haida Heritage Centre solar project

Sun on Top of the House

Today, we’re sharing the news that The Skidegate Band Council, in partnership with W Dusk Energy and VoVo Productions, is pleased to announce the launch of the film “The Sun on Top of the House” or Jiigawaay Naay Unguu. The film, directed by award-winning filmmaker Farhan Umedaly, is the story of building the largest community-owned solar project in British Columbia. “The outfitting of solar panels on Kay Llnagaay, The Haida Cultural Centre perfectly embodies the fusion of ancient tradition with state-of-the-art renewable technology,” says Farhan Umedaly, the film’s director. “It also exemplifies that the Haida are in charge of their destiny and are taking direct measures to move away from fossil fuels imposed on them through colonization.”

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