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VULCAN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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The future of Vulcan County’s economy is rooted in renewable energy development and continued growth and innovation in our agricultural base. The County holds major advantages in its diverse topography and climate, specially situating Vulcan County for successful wind and solar energy development. Vulcan County is home to Blackspring Ridge, the largest wind farm in Canada, with a capacity of over 300 megawatts. Travers solar, the largest solar project in Canada, is also soon going to begin construction, and will have a capacity of approximately 400 megawatts. Together both projects will have a capacity of about 700 megawatts, producing enough clean energy to power approximately 194,250 homes, and offsetting about 826,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions.

Vulcan County is located one hour south of Calgary and one hour north of Lethbridge, along major highways which provide excellent access to transportation networks. Vulcan County also has convenient access to major rail networks, enabling access to both domestic and international routes for shipment of goods.

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Vulcan County takes a closer look at diversification
Jul 17, 2019 | Vulcan
Vulcan County takes a closer look at diversification

With the recent shift in Alberta’s economy, Vulcan County comes out ahead. There are geographical and environmental advantages in the region that are attracting renewable energy development and innovation. As these developments progress, they will attract several hundred temporary jobs and dozens of permanent, full-time jobs. With this in mind, Vulcan County Council has identified...

Vulcan County Economic Development Video – NEW!
Jul 17, 2019 | Vulcan
Vulcan County Economic Development Video – NEW!

Vulcan County Economic Development Video – NEW!

Greengate Power Announces Largest Solar Project in Canada to be Developed in Vulcan County
Jul 17, 2019 | Vulcan
Greengate Power Announces Largest Solar Project in Canada to be Developed in Vulcan County

Greengate Power recently announced that they will be developing a major solar project right here in Vulcan County. The 560 million dollar capital project will have a capacity of 400 megawatts and is projected to generate enough emission-free electricity to power more than 111,000 homes, offsetting more than 472,000 tonnes of greenhouse gasses annually. It...

Travel Alberta will be working with Vulcan County
Jul 15, 2019 | Vulcan
Travel Alberta will be working with Vulcan County

Travel Alberta in partnership with Vulcan County, the Town of Vulcan, Vulcan District Chamber of Commerce, and Vulcan District Tourism hosted an Experience Development Session as an introduction to understanding your best customer. The session was designed to work with regional tourism and business operators to demonstrate how developing great experiences can be your best...

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