The federal government is putting money into Saskatchewan’s infrastructure.
Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi was in Regina Friday to announce $4.75 million for in funding for SaskPower to modernize it’s electrical grid.
“It allows SaskPower to diversify its energy sources,” he said. “At the same time, make the existing system more efficient, more responsive and more reliable with the use of new technologies.”
The funding is also helps the province’s power authority in it’s goal to lower greenhouse gas emissions by 30% by 2030.
That’s a number the current Saskatchewan Party government has been vocal about.
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“This is going to allow us, for SaskPower, to monitor the distribution system in a different way, certainly in a modernized way,” said Minister Responsible for SaskPower Dustin Duncan.