COMFIT Progress Bulletin
March 19, 2013
The first COMFIT projects have started producing electricity to power local homes and businesses. Learn more.
February 25, 2013
The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has officially approved the COMFIT Power Purchase Agreement. Learn more.
February 20, 2013
Nova Scotia’s Community Feed-in Tariff (COMFIT) Program remains busy in 2013. The following Progress Bulletin provides updates on the COMFIT Program from late-2012 into early 2013.
Recent COMFIT approvals include:
- Three 50 kilowatt (kW) small-wind projects owned by the Municipality of the County of Pictou in Riverton
- One 50 kW small-wind project in Melford owned by the Municipality of the District of Guysborough
- One 50 kW small-wind project on Spiddle Hill near Tatamagouche owned by Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) Colchester Cumberland Wind Fields
- Two 50 kW small-wind projects in Cheticamp owned by the Port Hood & District Recreation Commission, a local not-for-profit organization
- A 1.8 megawatt (MW) large-wind project owned by Membertou Development Corporation in partnership with Watts Wind Energy (a CEDIF) in Lower Wedgeport
- One 1.9 MW large-wind project in Point Aconi owned by Celtic Current, a CEDIF
- A 4.4 MW large-wind project located in Millbrook owned by Eskasoni First Nation
- One 6.0 MW biomass (combined heat and power) project located in Sydney owned by Cape Breton Explorations
View the press releases announcing these community-owned renewable energy projects.
Snapshot of Progress
The Department of Energy continues to review the COMFIT Program, including a review of solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies, COMFIT Program Directives, and the general administration of the program. Learn more about the COMFIT Review.
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