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News Briefs

  • Northland Power acquires DeBu offshore wind project +

    Northland Power has completed the acquisition of the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind project from Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The Read More
  • New shore power system operational in Montreal +

    The City of Montreal is now able to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cruise ships docked at the Alexandra Pier Read More
  • BioAmber to take full control of Sarnia plant +

    BioAmber Inc. has inked an agreement to purchase Mitsui & Co Ltd.'s minority stake in its Sarnia joint venture. The Read More
  • OCGC names new chief executive +

    The board of directors at the Ontario Capital Growth Corp. (OCGC) has appointed Steve Romanyshyn as its new president and Read More
  • Boralex closes financing for France wind farm +

    Boralex Inc. has closed a $67.9 million financing for the 30 MW Chemin de Grès wind farm in France. The Read More
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Going forward all of Grasshopper Solar’s guaranteed funding solar installations will now feature solar panels from LG Electronics, the two companies announced this week. 

 

"We know that 87% of Canadians support renewable energy adoption, and we're thrilled to partner to provide Ontarians with innovative, high quality solar panels and a 25-year performance guarantee," said Jason Hibbard, VP of residential operations at Grasshopper Solar. "Today our partnership is Ontario-focused as the province's microFIT program comes to an end at the end of 2017, but our vision is to expand further into Canada and across the border in the future."

Ontario’s MicroFIT Program guarantees homeowners a fixed rate of of $0.288 per kWh for 20 years. Annual earning for a household could be upwards of $3,600.  

Under its Guaranteed Funding Program, Grasshopper Solar leverages the microFIT program to finance your system from design to connection and finally to ownership by the end of your lease, including insurance and maintenance of the LG panels. 

The provincial renewable energy program is coming to an end later this year.