Tory Rushton, left, minister of Natural Resources and Renewables, and David Miller, clean energy director, made an announcement Wednesday in Halifax about the province's energy future. (Michael Gorman/CBC)
- Nova Scotia unveils a new clean power blueprint, steering away from the pricier Atlantic Loop project to instead ramp up wind and solar energy investments.
- This pivot aims for a more economical path to achieve 80% renewable energy reliance by 2030.
- With a balanced approach between local resource utilization and continued hydroelectric imports, the province eyes a sustainable and financially prudent green energy transition.
Is Nova Scotia's shift from the Atlantic Loop to wind and solar energy projects a sustainable solution or a short-term cost avoidance strategy?