THE VULCAN ADVANTAGE
WHAT MAKES VULCAN THE IDEAL PLACE FOR YOUR ALTERNATIVE ENERGY INVESTMENT? Sunshine. Vulcan is in the centre of Alberta’s southern prairie – home to the highest number of annual peak sun hours in Canada.
Access. Vulcan is well connected to southern Alberta’s electrical transmission network facilitating the sale of power.
Receptive. A large number of businesses are utilizing technology as a way to branch forward and the Town of Vulcan itself is looking to the future in energy conservation and is making inroads in going green.
Skilled Workers. Through collaborative programing with Lethbridge College, Vulcan’s workers have the skills to install and maintain alternative energy installations.
Wind. Greengate Power will construct Canada’s largest wind farm in the Vulcan County Area – testament to the wind regimes for wind turbine placement.
Regulation. Alberta is Canada’s only deregulated electricity market making it easier for power producers to build new generation facilities. In addition, Alberta passed micro-generation legislation allowing generators smaller than 1MW to sell back to the grid.
Bio-energy. Vulcan’s agricultural strengths provide abundant inputs for potential bio-energy and bio-fuel facilities.
Support. Vulcan is already home to alternative energy supply and support services, facilitating growth in this area.
Conveniently located in the heart of Southern Albertaâ€™s expansive prairies, the Vulcan County Area is only 120km southeast of Calgary and 100 north of Lethbridge. From the rural countryside to quiet hamlets and villages and bustling
Town of Vulcan the area offers plenty of choice for your home and business. Serviced by CP rail and offering rich farmland, sun drenched days, lakeside playgrounds and more; Vulcan is the ideal place for your investment.
THE VULCAN AREA IS WAITING TO BE DISCOVERED. Vulcan has an excellent location, extensive transportation links, available and affordable land and enterprising, hard-working residents. With a rural, family oriented way of life, the Vulcan County Area offers an array of opportunities in:
lTourism lAgriculture lAlternative Energy lInformation and Communications Technology lRetail services lCommercial and Professional Services lAirport Services
Vulcan Business Development Society The Vulcan Business Development Society (VBDS) is excited about supporting the expansion of your business. Contact us with any questions that you might have about our region. Visit us at http://www.vulcanbusiness.ca/ or call us at 403-485-4100.
Vulcan, Alberta, Canada