Solar collector systems

Second open house

Learn more about the project and provide your feedback by attending our second open house.

When
February 24
5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Drop in at any time.

Where
Ardrossan Memorial Hall
60 First Avenue
Ardrossan, AB

What is a solar collector system? 

Solar Collector System means a device or a combination of devices, structures or part of a device or structure capable of collecting and distributing solar energy for the purpose of converting into thermal or electrical energy.

Proposed scales for classifying solar collection systems are as follows:

Solar Collector, Minor* means a use that produces thermal or electrical energy that is generated from sunlight and is primarily used on-site for sole consumption by the landowner, resident or occupant. A solar collector may be mounted to a roof or wall of a building and/or form part of a building surface in all zoning districts. This does not include micro-generation facilities regulated under the Micro-Generation Regulation.

Solar Collector, Major* means a use that produces thermal or electrical energy that is generated from sunlight and is primarily used on-site for sole consumption by the landowner, resident or occupant. Comprises a group or multiple groups of free-standing solar collectors that exceed an area of 28 m in the rural service area residential districts and exceeds 55 m2 in non-residential and agricultural districts. This includes micro-generation facilities regulated under the Micro-Generation Regulation.

Solar Collector, Commercial* means a use that produces energy that is generated from sunlight and once produced is sold and distributed off-site for sale in the marketplace. This includes any associated solar panels, solar modules, supports or racks, inverters, electrical transformers or substations required for the transformation of solar energy. This use is applicable to applications required under Alberta Utilities Commission Rule 007.

Documents

Open house information board one (6.4 MB)
Open house information board two (11.0 MB)
Open house information board three (865.3 KB)

Shannyn Morphy
Planner II, Land Development Planning
Planning and Development Services
Phone: 780-464-8413
Email: shannyn.morphy@strathcona.ca

Last updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
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