Amherstburg Solar Farm II is a 15MW solar PV power project. It is located in Ontario, Canada. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2011.
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The project was developed by Enbridge, First Solar and Helios Energy. Enbridge Income Fund Holdings and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 49% respectively.
Amherstburg Solar Farm II is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 154 acres.
The project generates 23,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 2,400 households, offsetting 7,500t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $62.146m.
The project got commissioned in September 2011.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Ontario Power Authority under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.
First Solar was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.
First Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 244,000 modules at the site.
Enbridge Income Fund Holdings and First Solar were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.
Enbridge Inc (Enbridge) is an integrated energy company. It carries out natural gas processing, gathering, transmission and distribution; transportation of crude oil; and marketing of petroleum products. The company also carries out power generation and transmission and has interests in renewable and alternative energy projects including wind, solar and geothermal, besides an offshore wind portfolio. Enbridge exports crude oil, liquids and natural gas through its transportation system from Canada to the US. The company serves industrial, commercial and residential customers in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick in Canada; and New York in the US. Enbridge is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada .
About First Solar
First Solar Inc (First Solar) is a provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. It designs, manufactures and sells PV solar modules. The company produces solar systems using cadmium telluride technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, and operations and maintenance services to system owners; and energy storage solutions and algorithms to design and simulate the optimal dispatch of a system. The company serves utilities, commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers, and other system owners in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America. It has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, Germany and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.
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