Solar PV capacity accounted for 13.0% of total power plant installations globally in 2022, according to GlobalData, with total recorded solar PV capacity of 1,109GW. This is expected to contribute 30% by the end of 2030 with capacity of installations aggregating up to 4,002GW. Of the total global solar PV capacity, 0.45% is in Canada. Listed below are the five largest active solar PV power plants by capacity in Canada, according to GlobalData’s power plants database. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the global solar PV power segment. Buy the latest solar PV plant profiles here.

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1. Perimeter Claresholm Solar PV Park

The Perimeter Claresholm Solar PV Park is a 180MW solar PV power project located in Alberta, Canada. Post completion of construction, the project was commissioned in 2021. The project was developed by Perimeter Solar; Claresholm Solar; Capstone Infrastructure. Obton; Capstone Infrastructure own the project. Buy the profile here.

2. Sol-Luce Kingston Solar PV Park

The 140MW Sol-Luce Kingston Solar PV Park solar PV power project is located in Ontario, Canada. Samsung Renewable Energy; CarbonFree Technology has developed the project. It was commissioned in 2015. The project is owned by Regime de rentes du Mouvement Desjardins; Samsung Renewable Energy; Connor Clark & Lunn Infrastructure. Buy the profile here.

3. Grand Renewable Energy Solar PV Park

The Grand Renewable Energy Solar PV Park is a 133.60MW solar PV project. Samsung Renewable Energy; Six Nations of the Grand River Development; Connor Clark & Lunn Infrastructure owns the project. It was commissioned in 2015. The project was developed by Samsung Renewable Energy. It is located in Ontario, Canada. Buy the profile here.

4. TransCanada Saddlebrook Solar PV Park

The TransCanada Saddlebrook Solar PV Park solar PV project with a capacity of 102.50MW came online in 2023. The project was developed by TC Energy. TC Energy have the equity stakes in the project. It is located in Alberta, Canada. Buy the profile here.

5. Prairie Sunlight I Solar PV Project

The Prairie Sunlight I Solar PV Project has been operating since 2022. The 97.91MW solar PV project is located in Alberta, Canada. The project has been developed by Solar Krafte Utilities; Capital Power (Enchant Solar). Capital Power (Enchant Solar) have the equity stakes in this project. Buy the profile here.

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Plants database, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide.