September 24, 2013
Invenergy Announces Commercial Operations at Sandringham and Woodville Solar Farms
CHICAGO, Illinois - (September 25, 2013) – Today, Invenergy Clean Power LLC (“Invenergy”) announced the recent completion of construction and the start of commercial operations of the Sandringham and Woodville Solar energy projects in Ontario, Canada.
Both the facilities are located in the City of Kawartha Lakes, approximately 60 miles northeast of Toronto. Each facility will generate 10 MW of clean, renewable energy, which together is enough to power more than 3,500 homes. Electricity generated from the projects is delivered to the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) through long-term feed-in tariff agreements.
“We’re pleased to mark a company milestone as we bring online our first solar energy generation facilities in the province,” said Jim Shield, Chief Development Officer at Invenergy. “With Invenergy’s diverse clean energy portfolio in Canada nearing the 1,000 MW mark, we look forward to maintaining our strong community relationships in Ontario, and to continued growth in Canada overall.”
The Sandringham and Woodville Solar projects feature a combined total of more than 86,000 advanced photovoltaic solar modules supplied by Celestica and 30 solar inverters by the General Electric Company. Both facilities connect to Hydro One’s 44kV electrical distribution system. H.B. White Canada Corp served as engineering, procurement, and construction (“EPC”) contractor for the solar farms.
Invenergy’s other operating projects in Ontario include the 78 MW Raleigh Wind Energy Centre in Chatham-Kent, and the 584 MW St. Clair Energy Centre natural gas project near Sarnia.
Invenergy and its affiliated companies develop, own and operate large-scale renewable and other clean energy generation facilities. North America’s largest independent wind power generation company, Invenergy is committed to clean power alternatives and continued innovation in electricity generation. The company’s home office is located in Chicago and it has regional development offices throughout the United States and in Canada and Europe.
Invenergy has developed more than 7,100 MW of clean energy projects that are in operation, in construction, or under contract, including 58 wind, solar, and natural gas power facilities. For more information, please visit www.invenergyllc.com.
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