Ontario awards 140 MW-AC of utility-scale solar PV projects


Ontario’s Independent Electricity Systems Operator (IESO) has awarded 140 MW-AC of solar PV among 455 MW-AC of renewable energy overall in its latest auction for large-scale renewable energy projects.

The biggest solar winners in this round of the Large Renewable Procurement (LRP) program are BluEarth Renewables, which has been awarded a contract for its 54 MW-AC Loyalist Solar project in Lennox and Addington County, and SunEdison, which will build a 44 MW-AC solar project in Haldimand County. BluEarth expects to being construction of the Loyalist Project in 2017, and for the plant to be operational in 2018.

Other developers who won solar project contracts include:


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