The Department of National Defence's (DND) first net-zero building is the 5th Canadian Division Support Base in Gagetown, New Brunswick. (The Globe and Mail)
  • Canada's military is one of the first to commit to hitting net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
  • The Department of National Defence (DND) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) have reduced emissions by 35.9% since 2005.
  • Speaking with pvbuzz, the military discussed future solar developments that'll supply electricity requirements to its massive base.
"We continue to look at solar and other forms of renewable electricity generation to help meet our target to consume 100% clean electricity [in] our facilities by 2025," Department of National Defence statement to pvbuzz.

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Sofia Martimianakis
Sofia is a writer who has public sector and renewable energy industry experience. She holds an HBA from the University of Toronto and an MA in English Literature from the University of Waterloo.

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