Northland Power largeThanks to Northland Power, the second place prize at the SEARC student poster competition will feature an exclusive tour of one of their 10 MW solar farms.

Northland Power was one of Canada’s first independent power producers. They operate 21 facilities in Canada and Europe, producing electricity from clean and renewable resources including wind, solar, biomass and natural gas.

Northland Power’s vision is to be a top clean and green power producer, inspiring its employees to achieve a sustainable and prosperous future for all of the company’s stakeholders. Northland believes developing clean and green energy is vital for the planet. Some of Northland’s innovations include:

  • Cochrane Generating Station – the first Canadian thermal plant to use unprocessed wood chips as fuel
  • Marmora Pumped Storage Hydro project – an abandoned mine site which the company proposes turning into a pumped hydro storage facility
  • Gemini Off-Shore Wind Farm – the first European off-shore wind project led by a Canadian power developer

Northland Power’s Gemini project has won a number of international awards and  the company was named 2014 Business of the Year by the Netherlands-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

 

 

Exclusive Tour of Northland Power Solar Farm

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