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  • H2O Innovation subsidiary lands new deals in US +

    H2O Innovation Inc.’s operation and maintenance (O&M) services subsidiary Utility Partners LLC (UP) has renewed two contracts and extended the Read More
  • EDC offers new green bond +

    Export Development Canada’s (EDC) latest green bond has been priced. Set at $500 million with a 1.8 fixed rate, the Read More
  • Capital Power moving ahead with New Frontier Wind +

    After Capital Power Corp. inked an agreement to sell 87% of the electricity generated from the yet to be constructed Read More
  • General Fusion takes new step towards reactor design +

    Vancouver’s General Fusion has hired two industry veterans to help lead the company through the development of a proof-of-concept fusion Read More
  • Federal, Ontario governments take big step in reducing diesel reliance in FN communities +

    The $60 million in federal funding to connect the Pikangikum First Nation to Ontario’s electricity grid is a major step Read More
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Stock Market

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.