The company, a joint venture between China-based inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply Co. Ltd, and Canadian company HiFi Solar Energy Ltd, has said it will manufcature solar inverters at the new location, in addition to carrying out research and development activities, and providing technical support.
Commenting, Brad Duguid, Minister of Energy said: "Sungrow Canada’s investment is moving Ontario forward as a clean energy leader and a destination point for renewable energy projects and manufacturing. Projects like this help to get Ontario off of smog-producing coal, help create thousands of jobs and create a healthy, prosperous future for our children and grandchildren."
Feizhen Lu, president and CEO, Sungrow Canada Inc. added: "We are proud to select Ontario for the headquarters for our North American operations. Ontario’s feed-in tariff program has opened up new markets for us and we look forward to expanding our business and reaching new customers with made-in-Ontario solar inverters."