by TECHSTAR on NOVEMBER 24, 2014 - 0 Comments in SELF-SUFFICIENCY
A plan to build an Observatory equipped with Canada’s most powerful telescope in the Madawaska Highlands west of Ottawa could be completed in three years, said project founder, Frank Roy.
The facility will use a combination of renewable energy technologies to become the largest off-grid commercial building in North America, he said.
The observatory will be located far from regular utilities to escape the polluting light of cities and towns, allowing for better views of the stars. (more…)