Amherstburg Solar Farm II is a 15MW solar PV power project. It is located in Ontario, Canada. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in September 2011. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by First Solar and Helios Energy. Enbridge 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 8,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

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.

Contractors involved

First Solar was selected to render engineering procurement construction 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.

First Solar and NovaSource Power Services were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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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 (CdTe) technology. First Solar also offers solar PV power systems, and operational and maintenance services to system owners. First Solar's proprietary, vertically integrated process converts glass sheets into solar panels. 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. The company has solar module manufacturing facilities in the US, Malaysia, and Vietnam. First Solar is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the US.

This content was updated on 14 May 2024

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