Brant Municipal Enterprises was awarded 'SMARTpreneur of the Year Award' last night at the annual Power and Prosperity Awards Event hosted by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association.
PARIS - Earth Day festivities, two green energy projects and partnerships between industry, Brant County, Six Nations and a local co-operative were the perfect mix for a double celebration Wednesday.
Brant Renewable Energy's being named Developer of the Year by the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association is a testament to the young corporation's ability to build partnerships in the community and grow the ethic of green power, says the management.
Brant County's foray into the renewable energy business is continuing in a partnership with Six Nations on two solar panel projects.
Brant County and a local energy co-operative are going into a business venture together that will install solar panel projects on the rooftops of two large public buildings.
Adidas Canada and BGI Retail are figuring prominently in the the Brant 403 Business Park early progress, but the county's Green Energy partnership with Six Nations may be a main ingredient in the venture's long-term success.
Brant County's proposed municipal corporation is a step closer to becoming a reality.