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Introduction Letter

November 28, 2022

RE: Morinville Solar Project

Dear Neighbour; 

Canwest Solar Development Corp and Starlight Energy are proposing to construct a solar energy facility with 24 megawatts of total generating capacity (the “Project”).  The Project area is approximately 8 km northwest of the Town of Morinville on privately owned land. The Project would generate enough renewable energy to avoid approximately 28,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to power over 7,000 homes.  

Project Information Package

Included with this letter are documents that provide additional information about the Project including:

  • a newsletter with greater detail about the proposed project; 
  • a site-specific map which includes the location of key infrastructure components;
  • a regional map showing the proposed connection to the electrical grid;
  • a map showing the results of our sound assessment; and
  • a brochure published by the Alberta Utilities Commission outlining the public involvement process for utility developments. 

Community Open House

We will be hosting a community open house on January 17th, 2023 and we invite you to attend. If you are not able to attend but would like some additional information, please contact a member of our team at the number listed below.  

Morinville Solar Project Open House

Tuesday January 17th, 2023

Morinville Rendez-Vous Centre 9913 104 St Morinville, AB5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Please also visit our project website for more information,

About Canwest and Starlight

Canwest is a local solar project developer who works with landowners and community members to build solar farms that deliver clean power to the grid.  Starlight is a member of the NextEnergy Group, an international investor of renewable energy assets with more than 1.3GWp of solar assets in operation over 330 solar plants. Together, we are committed to utility-scale projects that can deliver clean renewable energy to the largest number of people. 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on January 17th


Michael Stafford