Amherstburg Solar Park is a 20MW 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 June 2011.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 20 20 Active Ontario, Canada Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund; SunPower


The project was developed by Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund and SunPower. The project is currently owned by Capstone Infrastructure with a stake of 100%.

Amherstburg Solar Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 247 acres.

The project generates 37,600MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 4,000 households, offsetting 27,003t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $135m.

40 inverters have been installed at the project site.

Development Status

The project got commissioned in June 2011.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Ontario Power Authority under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.403kWh for a period of 20.00 years, starting from 2011.

Contractors Involved

SunPower was selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.

SunPower was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company installed 57,906 modules at the site.

The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by SunPower.

SunPower is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project for a period of 20 years.

About SunPower

SunPower Corp (SunPower) is a provider of solar technology and energy services. The company manufactures, develops and distributes AC panels, micro invertors, batteries and others. It also engineers, procures, finances, constructs and maintains solar power plants to generate power from solar panels. SunPower also offers rooftop, carports, grid equipment controllers and micro inverters, among others. The company sells its solar power solutions through various means including cash sales and long-term leases, EPC services, third-party global dealer network and O&M services. SunPower serves businesses, residential customers, governments and educational institutions. The company operates in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. SunPower is headquartered in San Jose, California, the US.


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