City of Airdire Genesis Place Solar PV

This project was funded through Alberta Municipal Solar Program

City of Airdrie

2019Completion Year

1,618kWInstalled Capacity

$2,801,857.69Project Cost

$1,090,557.31MCCAC Funding

995tonnes CO2e/yearGHG Reductions

Other Funders Federal Gas Tax Fund

As part of the MCCAC’s Alberta Municipal Solar Program (AMSP), the City of Airdrie installed a 1.6 MW solar PV system at Genesis Place. The project was completed in 2019. At time of completion, this project was Canada’s largest rooftop solar PV system.

“Airdrie is proud to be leading the way in Canada with respect to the generation of solar energy through municipal infrastructure. This project is good for Airdrie residents and the environment and is an incredible example of what we can accomplish when different levels of government work together”

Mayor Peter Brown


Read more about the Alberta Municipal Solar Program