Southgate Solar Solar PV Park is a 60MW 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 2016. Buy the profile here.


The project was developed by CarbonFree Technology, Connor Clark & Lunn Infrastructure and Samsung Renewable Energy. Connor Clark & Lunn Infrastructure and Samsung Renewable Energy are currently owning the project.

Southgate Solar Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 467 acres.

The project generates 86,500MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 7,600 households, offsetting 70,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $108.108m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 2016.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Independent Electricity System Operator under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 50MW.

Contractors involved

PCL Constructors was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the solar PV power project.

Canadian Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company provided 195,000 modules each with 315W of nameplate capacity.

SMA Solar Technology supplied its Sunny Central 800CP-US inverters to the project site.

EDF Renewable Services is the O&M contractor for the solar PV power project.

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About CarbonFree Technology

CarbonFree Technology Inc (CarbonFree Technology) is a solar power project developer that serves solar power solutions to residential and industrial users. The company’s services include solar power projects operations and management, managing installation, monitoring and maintenance, project development, project finance, and advisory services. It also provides project modeling, system engineering, site assessments, and equipment selection services, among others. CarbonFree Technology develops and finances commercial sale rooftop systems. The company operates ground mounted photovoltaic systems. It offers and helps institutional and business customers to develop solar power solutions. The company has its operations in Canada and the US. CarbonFree Technology is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

About Connor Clark & Lunn Infrastructure

Connor Clark & Lunn Infrastructure Ltd (Connor Clark & Lunn Infrastructure) is a company that invests in middle-market infrastructure and infrastructure-like assets and companies with highly attractive risk-return characteristics, long lives and the potential to generate stable cash flow. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

About Samsung Renewable Energy

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. (Samsung) is a subsidiary of Samsung C&T Corporation that generates wind and solar power. The company with government partnership generates 1,369 megawatts of clean power generation in Ontario. It creates clean renewable energy. Samsung has partnership with CS Wind, Siemens, Canadian Solar and SMA Solar to produce renewable energy components including wind towers and blades, and solar modules and inverters in four new manufacturing facilities in Ontario. The company’s wind and solar projects are belle river wind, armow, grand renewable wind and solar, south kent wind, windsor solar, southgate solar, kingston solar, and grand renewable wind and solar. Samsung is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.


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