Fort William First Nation

Fort William First Nation

Fort William First Nation Solar Park is one of the first utility-scale solar parks to be developed on indigenous peoples’ lands.

Through the development of the Fort William First Nation solar park, SkyPower:

  • Built strong partnerships with local government leaders and the First Nations community
  • Cultivated resource-benefits sharing and job creation for Fort William First Nation
  • Nurtured economic innovation through collaboration and mutual respect
  • Engaged with the local community while garnering multi-level government support
  • Created hundreds of jobs and stimulated the local economy

“This is a testament to how collaboration and economic innovation can be achieved by working together based on mutual respect and trust. We look forward to many more renewable energy opportunities such as this one.”

– Chief Peter Collins, Fort William First Nation

"It is important partnerships like this one with First Nations communities that will help ensure a clean, strong and reliable energy system for the future of our children and grandchildren."

—The Honourable Brad Duguid, Minister of Energy, Ontario, Canada