In what they hail as being the largest rooftop solar PV project in North America, OYA Solar and Atlas Tube will be partnering on the project, which will be built atop the Atlas facility in Harrow, Ontario. Covering over 65,000 square feet, with a total investment of US$20 million, the companies are working with Polar Racking (Polar), Conergy Canada and Tremco Weatherproofing Technologies to complete 500kW of the project by next spring.
“Today we set a new standard for North American rooftop solar projects. It is truly a testament to Ontario’s green energy leadership. OYA Solar takes pride in our ability to engineer and deploy large-scale solar solutions for our clients. We foresee the market for rooftop solar growing significantly and have positioned ourselves well to meet our clients’ demanding requirements”, said Manish Nayar, managing partner of OYA.
Additionally, OYA’s sister company, Polar, announced that it has signed a strategic alliance with Atlas for the manufacturing of its second generation rooftop racking systems. Atlas has been a leader in this field” said David Seeger, president of John Maneely Company (parent of Atlas Tube), “We have seen significant growth in the demand for our steel tube used in solar racking systems, throughout North America. We feel that our manufacturing capacity, value-added services and reputation in the marketplace creates a unique combination of attributes that compliments the growing needs of our solar industry customers.”