Box 180, 102 Centre St. Vulcan, AB T0L 2B0
VULCAN COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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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Travers Solar Virtual Hiring Event
May 04, 2021 | Vulcan County
Travers Solar Virtual Hiring Event

Join on May 12 between 2:00 & 3:00 p.m. to learn all about the job opportunities at the Travers Solar Project located in Vulcan County. To join the event, use this link https://tinyurl.com/2mk3a7f4 to access it on Microsoft Teams or scan the QR code.

New – Alberta iMarket open
Apr 23, 2021 | Sherry Poole
New – Alberta iMarket open

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Agriculture and Ag-Food Canada Announces $165.7 Million Funding…
Jun 08, 2021 | Sherry Poole
Agriculture and Ag-Food Canada Announces $165.7 Million Funding…

June 4, 2021 – Saint-Pie de Bagot, Québec – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, during Canadian Environment Week, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced details of the new $165.7-million Agricultural Clean Technology Program. Under the program, farmers and agri-businesses will have access to funding to help develop and adopt the...

All Albertans 12+ eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine May 5, 2021
May 05, 2021 | Sherry Poole
All Albertans 12+ eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine May 5, 2021

Media inquiries All Albertans over the age of 12 will soon be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine to protect themselves and stop the spike. After offering vaccine to Albertans most at risk for severe outcomes, Alberta has now progressed to Phase 3, where everyone over the age of 12 can make an appointment to receive their...

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