#3. The 4 reasons energy audit is valuable to your business

In previous post of the "Energy Audit Series" we talked about What makes energy audit free and How is energy inefficiency alike health issues. In this post we will dive a bit deeper into how energy audit creates value to companies. I said it before and will say it again: Energy audit by itself [...]

Ducking peak hours to reduce Global Adjustment is a serious game in Ontario

Yesterday I attended an interesting presentation at Energy Solutions Exhibition in Hamilton - a serious approach of Peak Power Inc to reducing demand during peak hours. Peak Power considers peak chasing a game of smarts, and they lots of them to the table. Weather your company belongs to Class A of Class B, Global Adjustment is [...]

Proposal regulation on simplified REA is published

The Ontario Ministry of Environment (MOE) has published posted proposed regulations to the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) for public comment. These proposals in effect will simplify the approval process for some small ground-mounted solar projects by adding them to the list of prescribed activities and sectors covered by the EASR. Consultation will continue [...]

By | 2017-08-17T03:40:04-05:00 August 7th, 2012|Categories: Industry Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments

NorthGrid Solar Nears Completion of Phase One of 1.7MW Rooftop Portfolio

NorthGrid Solar Inc. "NorthGrid", an Ontario-based Engineering, Procurement and Construction EPC company, is nearing completion of the first phase of its 1.7MW DC rooftop solar project for the Valecon Group Valecon, a GTA-based commercial property developer and owner. The first phase, 564kW DC, is scheduled for Commercial Operation by October 2012. The second phase consists [...]

By | 2020-01-03T14:01:47-05:00 July 16th, 2012|Categories: Project Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments

Thunder Bay Airport Solar Park by Canadian Solar/SkyPower Finalist at Intersolar 2012

A solar PV project by Canadian Solar Inc. and SkyPower Global "SkyPower" has been chosen by Intersolar North America as a 2012 Solar Project Award Finalist. The Thunder Bay Airport Solar Park - owned and developed by SkyPower and EPC-contracted to Canadian Solar - was hand-selected by an expert panel as one of the top [...]

By | 2012-07-03T12:48:36-05:00 July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Industry Announcements, Project Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments

Carmanah Wins $1.1M Solar PV Order

Carmanah Technologies Corporation has been awarded a $1.1M (CAD) order from PowerStream Inc to design and install two additional turnkey roof mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in Markham, Ontario. Installation of the combined 220kW capacity will begin immediately at Milliken Mills Community Centre and R.J. Clatworthy Arena. These are the third and fourth contracts awarded [...]

By | 2016-11-10T00:28:30-05:00 June 28th, 2012|Categories: Project Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments

Samsung and Six Nations in 250MW Ontario agreement

South Korean giant Samsung — building out its C$7bn Ontario renewables portfolio — will partner the Six Nations on the Grand Renewable Energy Park (GREP) on land near Lake Erie. The park will comprise of a 150MW wind farm, to be built with developer Pattern Energy, and a 100MW solar farm, with help from manufacturer [...]

By | 2017-08-17T03:55:30-05:00 June 15th, 2012|Categories: Project Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments

GEMCO Solar Announces Installation Achieved for Kingston Township’s Largest Roof Top Solar Project

GEMCO Solar Inc. (GEMCO), an Ontario-based solar developer and EPC Contractor, is pleased to announce the construction of a 250 kW AC, 310 kW DC rooftop solar photovoltaic system in Kingston, ON. The project was built as part of GEMCO's roof lease program in partnership with Fovēre Investments Inc. Ownership of the System, once complete, [...]

By | 2012-06-11T09:09:47-05:00 June 11th, 2012|Categories: Project Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments

RES and SunEdison completed 10 MW solar farm

On June 5th, 2012, Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. RES Canada, Toronto, Canada announced the completion of a 10 MW solar photovoltaic PV plant in the Canadian province of Ontario, as the largest PV plant to participate in the province's feed-in tariff program.The SunE Rutley PV plant is comprised of more than 40,400 MEMC/Sun Edison [...]

By | 2017-08-29T09:47:02-05:00 June 11th, 2012|Categories: Project Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments

Siliken Canada closed plant in Windsor

According to the letter from Paco Caudet, General Manager: Siliken Canada Corporation, one of Ontario’s leading solar module manufacturers in 2011 and 2012 announced today the closure of its manufacturing plant in Windsor, ON. “It is hard for an industry to survive a drought of 6 months, without new contracts and with uncertainty about the [...]

By | 2016-11-10T00:28:30-05:00 May 11th, 2012|Categories: Industry Announcements|Tags: |0 Comments