TransCanada to sell 76MW PV portfolio in Ontario to Axium

TransCanada Corporation has entered into an agreement to sell its PV portfolio of eight facilities in Ontario with a total generation capacity of 76MW to Axium Infinity Solar — a subsidiary of Axium Infrastructure Canada II Limited Partnership — for $540 million.

UGE to develop 15 PV projects in Ontario

Solar energy solutions provider UGE International announced Tuesday that it has been selected as the winner to engineer and develop 15 PV projects in Ontario for Peterborough Solar Projects Corporation (PSPC) — a partnership between Peterborough Utilities Inc. (PUI) and the City of Peterborough.

Solar wins big under Ontario’s latest FiT procurement

Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced on Wednesday that it will offer 936 long-term contracts for 241.430MW of small-scale renewable generation in the latest procurement under the feed-in tariff (FiT) programme, FIT 4.

Keeping up with the Joneses

The US is leading the charge for solar in North America, but its next-door neighbours, Canada and Mexico, are also pressing ahead with plans to boost deployment. Danielle Ola reports on the policy developments expected to underpin the growth of solar in the two countries.

Canadian Solar to provide 60MW of PV modules for Ontario project

Solar power company Canadian Solar announced that its subsidiary — Canadian Solar Solutions — has agreed to contracts that would supply 60 MW DC of MaxPower CS6X Ontario-made solar panels and 30 medium voltage PV stations for the Southgate Solar facility.

Windsor, Ontario

Samsung Renewable Energy, through a collaboration with Connor, Clark and Lunn Infrastructure, has closed on US$195 million of debt financing for a 50MW PV project in Windsor, Ontario.