Pesakastew Solar Project
In late 2018, George Gordon First Nation, Star Blanket Cree Nation and Natural Forces Inc. entered into a formal partnership to develop, construct, own and operate a 10MW solar generation project. The partnership chose Pesakastew or “rising-sun” as the partnership name.
In September of 2019, FNPA received a formal project submission from the Pesâkâstêw partnership. The proposal submission was approved by SaskPower in January 2020. The project has a targeted commercial operation date of 2021 and are well on their way to achieving this milestone.
Project Owner: Starblanket Cree Nation (Red Dog Holdings) George Gordon First Nation (George Gordon Developments)
Location: Weyburn, Saskatchewan
Environmental Benefit: Long term supply of emissions free electricity