Monday, October 4, 2010
80MW Sarnia Project Complete in Ontario Canada
First Solar, Inc. and Enbridge Inc. have completed the expansion of the Sarnia Solar Project in Ontario, Canada from 20 megawatts (MW) of capacity to 80MW making it the largest operating photovoltaic (PV) facility in the world to-date.
The Sarnia Solar Project - 80 MW now online, represents approximately $400 million of investment and enough electricity each year to power more than 12,000 homes - or about 40 per cent of homes in the City of Sarnia. Construction of the project created about 800 jobs.