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Canada grants C$25.6M in funding for Saskatchewan geothermal project

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Jan. 11 announced financial support for a new geothermal power plant in the Williston Basin region southeast Saskatchewan, the country's first geothermal power facility.

The government of Canada will provide C$25.6 million in funding for the 5-MW facility, it said in a news release. The money will come from Natural Resources Canada's Emerging Renewable Power Program. Output of the facility will be sold to the Saskatchewan government-owned utility SaskPower under a power purchase agreement that was announced last fall. Excess heat will also be used to supply a nearby commercial greenhouse.

Project developer DEEP Earth Energy Production Corp., a Saskatchewan-headquartered company, has started drilling on the first well of the facility.