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Carbon-Neutral Neighbourhood right here in Canada

Interested in living in one of the world’s largest planned sustainable communities? Well, you can now do so right here in Edmonton! In fact, you can buy a house in their first phase of development. This carbon-neutral neighbourhood is located 10 mins from downtown Edmonton and is powered entirely by renewable resources.

“There will be 30,000 people in Blatchford living and working in a sustainable way,” said Tom Lumdsen, development manager for Blatchford. “It’s a very forward-thinking opportunity to show that Edmonton is more than just an oil and gas town.”

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Source: New Energy Economy