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Solar Company Profiles Ministry of Economic Development and Trade Economic Development Division Green Energy/ Clean Technologies Prepared by: Caitlin Radich July, 2011 Calisolar/6N Silicon Inc. 1 Royal Gate Blvd, Unit B Vaughan, ON L4L 8Z7 Tel: +1.905.856.0367 Fax: +1.905.856.0327 Contact Overview David Dunnison The company has developed a proprietary process for Vice President, Domestic Sales & Marketing purifying inexpensive, readily available metallurgical grade Email: email@example.com silicon into solar grade silicon using low cost metallurgical processing. 6N's silicon purification process provides a revolutionary approach to the production of solar grade Bret Adams silicon for the photovoltaic industry. Director of Marketing Tel: (408) 962-962 Ext. 3144 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ARISE Technologies 65 Northland Road, Waterloo, ON N2V 1Y8 Tel: (519) 725-2244 Fax: (519) 725-8907 Overview ARISE Technologies Corporation, based in Waterloo, Ontario, is a leader in high-performance, cost-effective solar technology. The company operates through three divisions. The PV Cell Division manufactures PV (photovoltaic) cells at its Contact first manufacturing plant opened in April 2008 in Bischofswerda, Ian MacLellan Germany. The division is developing proprietary technology with a Founder and CTO target of achieving a step-by-step progression to a high-efficiency Tel: 519-772-5707 level of greater than 20 percent. The PV Silicon Division is using a proprietary method to produce Fax: 519-725-8907 silicon at 7N+ high-purity (99.99999 percent purity) for PV cell ian.macLellan@arisetech.com applications, based on a simplified chemical vapour deposition process. The division is focusing on scaling up its process to provide ARISE with control over its supply, costs, and quality. The PV Systems Division has been providing PV solutions for solar farms and rooftop installations since 1996 throughout North America. ARISE is planning to expand its systems business in Ontario under the Ontario FIT (Feed-In Tariff) program. ATS: Photowatt Ontario Inc. 730 Fountain St. North Building #1 Cambridge, ON N3H 4R7 Tel: 519 650 6535 Email: email@example.com Overview Photowatt Ontario Inc. is a subsidiary of ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. They are an Ontario-based company headquartered in Cambridge, ON. They are part of the Photowatt Group which is based in France and was purchased by ATS in 1997. Photowatt has global reach and has been involved in Photovoltaic (PV) research, development and manufacturing since 1979. On October 21, 2009, ATS delivered a press release announcing its intention to serve the domestic solar energy market in Ontario. In the words of Anthony Caputo, CEO: “With our very broad capabilities in solar and as a leading equipment, engineering and manufacturing company with over 900 employees and approximately 1 million square feet of facilities in Ontario, we have the capability to meet demand and lead the domestic market”. As part of its comprehensive approach, ATS, through Photowatt, plans to: Develop solar projects; Offer complete solutions to installers and developers including modules, balance of system, technical support, project management, financing and site maintenance, with the ability to meet and exceed content requirements under the Green Energy Act; Build Photowatt modules directly at its existing Cambridge facilities, as well as through a contract manufacturing arrangement with an Ontario-based partner; Designate a "green wing" on its existing Cambridge campus and invite others wishing to participate in the Ontario market and/or produce products in Ontario to consider cooperation and co-location. Bosch Bosch Solar Energy AG Wilhelm-Wolff-Straße 23 99099 Erfurt GERMANY (Bosch has a Mississauga location) Tel: +49 (0) 361 2195-0 (Germany) Overview With its headquarter in Erfurt, Germany, Bosch Solar Energy is currently the newest business division in the Bosch Group. Bosch Solar Energy supplies first-class solar cells and modules with high annual yields, even at sub-optimal levels of sunlight. The fundamental basis for such excellent operation comprises state-of-the-art production equipment and highly effective processes. Since 2009, Bosch have also constructed turn-key solar power plants to order, featuring well-developed technologies. These provide high levels of operating efficiency, ensured by optimally matched components. As a system provider, their plan in the medium term is to offer all the components their customers need for a photovoltaic power plant, supplying everything from a single source The Thuringian town of Arnstadt is where Bosch Solar Energy manufactures ingots and wafers – the preliminary products for solar cell production – as well as mono- and polycrystalline solar cells. Additionally, they produce high-yield thin-film solar modules in Erfurt and Brandenburg an der Havel. Bosch aims to ensure that photovoltaics represent a significant proportion of the future energy mix. To achieve this, they are constantly improving performance in their cells and modules, while working to reduce production costs and developing cell and module concepts of the future. Canadian Solar 650 Riverbend Drive, Suite B Kitchener ,ON N2K 3S2 Tel: +1 519 954 2057 Fax:+1 519 578 2097 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Overview Canadian Solar Inc. is one of the world’s largest solar module producers. Contact The company is a leading vertically integrated provider of ingots, wafers, Tanya Bragg solar cells, solar modules, solar power systems and specialized solar Marketing Manager products, Tel: (519) 954-2057 Canadian Solar was founded in Ontario, Canada in 2001 and was Email: email@example.com successfully listed on NASDAQ Exchange in 2006. Today, they operate across three continents, delivering solar modules to customers in over 30 countries. Seven wholly-owned manufacturing subsidiaries with a total combined facility space of close to 260,000 sqm and a module capacity of 2.05 GW. Canadian Solar operates in 9 countries: Canada, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain,Australia,and the United States. Canasia Solar 73 Simcoe Street, Suite 306 Toronto, Ontario M5J 1W9 Tel: 416 363 1815 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Overview Canasia Power Corp. is a Canadian power development company that specializes in developing major power projects and related electrical infrastructure, in energy deficient economies. Canasia wins and develops its own power projects, and offers the following core services to governments and the private sector: Development of large power generation plants, from preliminary project identification, feasibility studies, permitting, contract negotiations and clearances, fuel arrangements, project finance, to construction and commissioning; Development of related electrical infrastructure facilities; Rebuilding and refurbishment of existing electrical infrastructure; Development of renewable energy projects, in particular solar energy; and Energy consulting services. Canasia was established in 1994 to pursue opportunities in international power development. Celestica 844 Don Mills Road Toronto, ON M3C 1V7 Toll-free in North America: +1 888-899-9998 Email: email@example.com Headquarters: Toronto, Canada Locations: Approximately 20 manufacturing and design facilities worldwide Overview Celestica’s global team is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions at the lowest total cost of ownership – enabling customers to keep their commitments and stand out in their markets. Expertise is in design and engineering, electronics manufacturing and supply chain management services. Their suite of solutions spans the Contact entire product lifecycle – from design, through to delivery and after-market Mike Andrade support. Senior Vice President and General Manager By understanding the unique complexity of each customer’s business, they North America develop customized solutions that drive product innovation, cost savings, supply chain efficiencies and improved time-to-market. Tel: 416-448-4875 Help customers design green supply chains and product roadmaps that firstname.lastname@example.org access the latest and most cost-effective technologies. Through Celestica’s product launch process, they bring energy solutions and green technologies to market quickly by leveraging global manufacturing Centres of Excellence and dedicated teams of experts to deliver consistent execution and performance, which gives customers the flexibility to scale and meet their market demands. Inverter Manufacturing in Toronto 200 new solar manufacturing jobs have been created as Samsung C&T Corp and SMA Solar Technology AG have partnered to build industrial-size solar inverters at Celestica’s facilities in Toronto Eclipsall Energy 5900 Finch Avenue East Toronto, Ontario M1B 5X7 Tel: 416-716-3390 Email: email@example.com Overview Established in 2009, Eclipsall is equipped to become the Canadian leader in the manufacturing and distribution of high- performance PV modules. Contact The state-of-the-art, 120,000 foot facility located in Toronto, Leonid Mednik Canada, is expected to have a initial capacity production of 64 Cfo MW and scalable to over 200 MW. Tel: (416) 356-2577 Eclipsall announced that they are entering a long term partnership with an international solar development company to Email: firstname.lastname@example.org manufacture approximately 400 MW of PV modules for solar projects across North America over the next five years. The expansion of their facility is expected to create 200 local jobs. Eclipsall partners with Universities to conduct research and development. Enerworks 252 Hamilton Crescent Thames Centre, ON N0L 1G4 Tel: (519) 268-6500 Contact Overview Tony Ali EnerWorks Inc. is a leading North American solar thermal technology Vp Sales & Customer Alleg provider. Proven, patented technology and certified systems offer high Tel: (519) 268-6500 Ext. 203 quality, reliable, and cost-effective renewable energy solutions to the Fax: (519) 268-6292 North American and Caribbean markets. Email: email@example.com EnerWorks develops and manufactures proprietary renewable energy appliances for residential, commercial and industrial markets. EnerWorks Inc. was formed in 1998 when founder Mike Noble and Queen’s University’s Dr. Stephen Harrison partnered to build on the work each had been conducting and commercialize a novel way to use solar energy to heat water for homes and businesses. EnerWorks was founded on the principles of innovation, deep engineering expertise, safe and reliable system design, independent verification, and an unwavering commitment to providing our customers with affordable, yet high-quality products that use solar energy cost-effectively. Fronius 2875 Argentia Road, Units 4,5 & 6 Mississauga, ON L5N 8G6 Tel: 905-288-2100 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Overview Fronius has been engaged in solar electronics since 1992, in particular in the development and production of grid-connected photovoltaic inverters and components for professional system monitoring. Fronius supplies solar electronics to other leading solar manufacturers. On-going product innovation has made Fronius a worldwide leading manufacturer of state-of- the-art electronics for the solar sector. Their rapidly growing team in solar electronics is well aware of the importance of their involvement in re-designing the energy supply for the future. Heliene 520 Allen's Side Rd. Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 6K4 Tel: 705-575-6556 Email: email@example.com Overview Heliene Canada is the result of an alliance between Helios Energy Europe (Heliene Europe- a Spanish company) and Canadian entrepreneurs.The Solar Power Generation industry in Contact Canada and the US is going through a growth stage and Heliene Martin Pochtaruk intends to be a strong player in this industry by developing a President fully automated facility to manufacture high-quality, photovoltaic modules. Tel: (705) 255-6156 Since photovoltaic solar modules are a sophisticated Email: firstname.lastname@example.org technological product, the Heliene facility has been developed to include a high level of automation, with the assembly line combining robotics and on-line continuous monitoring. Heliene has the experience of the most dramatically growing market in the world. In fact in 2008, 50% of all the photovoltaic panels in the world were installed in Spain, which is the home country of Heliene Europe. Now, Heliene is ready to bring photovoltaic energy to Ontario, Canada, along with years of experience and business success. Hybridyne Power 1111 Davis Drive , # 93001 Newmarket ON. L3Y 8K3 Tel: 866 230 3918 Email: info@HybridynePowerGeneration.com Overview Hybridyne Power Systems Canada Inc. specializes in the international sales and installation of Hybrid (Wind & Solar) Renewable Energy Systems, of the distributed-architecture, peak-shaving, non-co-gen type. Contact In 2004, the founders of the company and the group conceived a small Thomas Cleland (under 100kW ) renewable energy system that was to be unlike anything else currently available on the market today. The technology is now patent President pending. Tel: (866) 230-3918 In the process of developing a marketing and delivery strategy for this new Email: technology, they were able to assemble a group of companies who are all email@example.com keenly interested in alternate energy and who have a vested responsible corporate interest in its success as a whole. As a result, this group represents remarkable international depth and breadth of financial stability, established corporate longevity, huge aggregate knowledge capital, and national and international technical support and installation technology. They are confident that this has never been done before in Canada and quite possibly in the entire world. Hybridyne has access to the largest aggregate engineering and R&D staffs in the world, National Warranty/Service from prominent Power Electronics Service firms, and commitments from some of the largest equipment manufacturers and design firms worldwide. Kaco New Energy 15835 Robins Hill Road London, ON N5A 0A5 Tel: 519-453-6111 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Overview KACO began manufacturing sine inverters more than 60 years ago. The product portfolio offered by KACO today is being used around the globe for rail vehicle and photovoltaic applications. KACO new energy began 2010 as the world's second largest manufacturer of photovoltaic inverters. With over 2 GW of inverters produced to date KACO is a trusted and reliable partner for photovoltaic systems across the globe. For over 60 years KACO inverters have been setting the standard for photovoltaic system solutions and customized power supplies. Known in Europe for high reliability and maximum efficiency, the world's second largest PV inverter manufacturer has now developed a second series of inverters for the US market. Adherence to the highest technical standards is how they ensure our technological leadership. They have established themselves in the market of customized power supplies and photovoltaic system solutions as one of the most technologically innovative and reliable companies. Strength and competitive advantage lies in their customer- orientated business practices and of power-electronic development specifically designed for customers. Lumin Solar 35 Minthorn Blvd. Thornhill, ON L3T 7N5 Tel: 905.731.4764 Fax: 905.709.4238 Email: Info@luminsolar.com Overview Lumin Solar is a Canadian-based manufacturer of high quality, high output solar panels for use both in electrical grid-tied and off- grid applications. Having amassed over 30 years in manufacturing, their focus is on being the best in class, emphasizing quality and customer service. Lumin Solar is a company dedicated to delivering products and Contact solutions that are environmentally responsible and contribute to a Christine Purcell sustainable future and improve the economic and social well being Marketing Manager of the communities. Tel: (905) 731-4764 Ext. 300 As Ontario’s premier manufacturer of quality, maximum efficiency Fax: (905) 709-4238 solar panels, our Ontario based manufacturing facility produces solar panels in the 240+ Watt size range. Email: email@example.com Located in Thornhill, Ontario, Lumin Solar serves a wide breadth of industrial, commercial and residential customers throughout the local Ontario region, Canadian and Global markets. Magna/Cosma International 3066 8th Line Bradford, ON L3Z 2A5 Tel: (905) 898-1883 Overview Cosma had the foresight to apply its strong engineering and manufacturing expertise to the significant opportunities and needs of the global renewable energy market. Cosma's global manufacturing footprint and strong program management skills make us an attractive partner in this growing industry. Cosma is known for metal forming and assembly innovation utilizing extensive process expertise in stamping, hydroforming, roll forming, extrusions, tube bending and various joining technologies. Cosma understands the renewable energy industry’s performance needs. World class engineering services can evaluate durability, stiffness, thermal impact and optics performance. Cosma's focused Solar Systems team brings value with: Design expertise for manufacturability and serviceability Program management Logistical expertise Ease of installation Prototype and testing High volume production capabilities Reliability Morgan Solar 30 Ordnance St. Toronto, ON M6K 1A2 Tel: 416-203-1655 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Overview Founded in 2007, Morgan Solar Inc. is a Toronto-based solar energy start-up driven by the pursuit of making solar energy economical without subsidies. The company has developed a portfolio of breakthrough optical technologies that have enabled a highly efficient and low cost Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) solar module, the patented Sun Simba HCPV. The Sun Simba stands as the first solar module with a clear path to achieve grid-parity across global utility-scale markets. The Sun Simba offers scalable, low capital, and low maintenance electricity generation, delivering substantially higher internal rates of return (IRR) than any other photovoltaic system and most fossil-fuel generation plants. With minimal environmental impact and little civil construction or heavy installation requirements, projects will have shorter commissioning times than other forms of power generation. They have started manufacturing the Sun Simba for testing, demonstration, and certification at their facility in Toronto. The company expects to have the Sun Simba certified, and ready for grid tie, in the third quarter of 2011. In addition to the Simba, Morgan Solar has five patented or patent-pending photovoltaic products in the pipeline. All of these products are based on their approach of combining highly innovative optical technologies with well-established manufacturing processes. Ontario Solar Manufacturing 1110 Hansler Road Welland, ON L3C 7M5 Toronto Line: 647-247-2910 Welland Line: 289-488-1699 Fax: 289-488-1698 Email: info@OSMsolar.com Overview Contact Ontario Solar Manufacturing Corp (“OSM Solar”) is a federally registered Andrea Porcelli privately held Canadian corporation headquartered in Welland, Ontario. OSM Office Manager Solar designs, assembles, manufactures and distributes photovoltaic solar Tel: (289) 488-1699 Ext. 301 panels in Canada under the Symphony brand. Fax: (289) 488-1698 In partnering with Symphony Energy of South Korea founded in 2003, OSM Solar can deliver an established and certified product to Ontario. Email: email@example.com With an employee base of 145 people, Symphony has grown from producing 10MW in 2004 to an expected 400MW in 2011. Revenues in 2010 are expected to top $120,000,000 US creating a stable and sustainable partner looking to enter the North American market. Symphony Energy has been in the module assembly business since 2004 and has sold modules on an OEM basis to AB Solar of Belgium and Kaco Inverter manufacturing as well as creating and selling the Symphony brand directly to markets in Europe, America and Asia. OSM panels meet 100% of the content requirements for FIT and microFIT programs targeting ground and rooftop installations in Ontario. OSM Solar is member of CANSIA and all panels leaving our plant are ULC rated. OpSun Panels 215 Spandina Ave, Suite 400 Toronto ON M5T 2C7 Tel: 416-800-1614 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Overview OpSun Develops cutting-edge products for solar installations and is passionately committed to a maximum return-on- investment. Founded in 2004, Opsun began as a high-tech research Contact laboratory focusing on next-generation solar technology. Erik Desrosiers Opsun’s scientists and engineers have developed a wide range Business Development of technological solutions for solar installations. Dir.Tel: (416) 800-1614 The company is proud of the quality of their integrated solar Email: email@example.com panels and mounting systems. Their end goal is to contribute to record-breaking project successes, every time. This is why they offer expert, in-depth support to their partners. Opsun makes the technology difference in solar projects for a maximum return-on- investment. OpSun offer made-in-Ontario high efficiency PV panels, Patented mounting solutions, and in-house total support. Power One/ SAE Solar 740 Calle Plano Camarillo, California, 93012 United States (Ontario location yet to be announced) Tel: 416-298-0560 Fax: 416-298-0806 Overview Power-One has recently established itself as the world’s second largest provider of solar inverters. Further, as one of the world’s ten largest providers of power conversion and power management solutions, Power- One is one of the few companies with the product breadth to support every step in the refinement of utility-grade AC into the various DC voltages required to power high-availability infrastructure systems at the site, system, and semiconductor levels. They are increasing the availability of our renewable energy solar and wind inverter products featuring industry-leading features and performance, while offering easier installation, better customer Contact service, unmatched applications flexibility, and field-proven reliability. Kevin Trosian, Power-One’s evolution into a tier-one supplier, competitive on a world-class level, has been facilitated by a complement of strategies and milestones: Vice President, Finance and Investor Relations Support for global customers, and local markets, with strategically- Tel: 805-987-8741 located manufacturing and R&D facilities. Consistent investment in R&D to provide industry-leading energy Kevin.Trosian@Power-One.com efficiencies, and breakthrough solutions such as our digital power www.power-one.com management technologies and world-class inverters. Continuously improving the key attributes required to grow our business with strategic customers and distributors. Pursuit of fast-growth markets: digital power, servers, customs, alternative energy, and intelligent controls. Power-One employs thousands of people worldwide and is certified to ISO standards for all facilities. Customer support, R&D centers, and manufacturing operations are strategically located in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. For more information on power-one: http://files.shareholder.com/downloads/ABEA- 3UIX47/1284059888x0x468449/1869995E-95B6-465B-806F- 5A043FD9831C/PWER_Analyst_Day_Renewable_Energy_Solutions.pdf Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. 7037 Financial Dr Mississauga, ON LSN 6R2 Tel: (905)-542-3535 Website: http://www.samsung.com/ca/ Green Energy Investment Agreement Parent Company: In Toronto, January 21, 2010, Samsung C&T and the Government of Ontario signed a green energy investment agreement. The agreement states that: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader Samsung C&T and Korea Power Electric Commission (KEPCO) will establish in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital and operate a series of wind and solar power clusters in the province over the media and digital convergence technologies next 20 years The clusters will eventually include wind turbines that will generate up to 2000 MW as well as solar power facilities that will generate up to 500 MW. The entire project will have a combined power-generating capacity of 2.5 GW by 2016, producing energy equivalent to four per cent of Ontario’s total electricity Contacts consumption This agreement represents a $7 billion renewable energy project which will be Lee, Sang-Hyun (firstname.lastname@example.org) largest of its kind in the world The agreement will lead to the creation of more than 16,000 green jobs (2,140 Solar: Michael Yoo (email@example.com) direct and 13,860 indirect) over the next six years. In return Samsung will receive a premium- called an “economic development adder”- that’s expected to amount to $437 million during the first 20 years of operation. It works out to be $22 million a year, on top of the wind and solar feed-in-tariff rates. The adder is conditional to Samsung reaching certain milestones related to investment, manufacturing, and job creation. Manufacturing operations and jobs must be maintained for a designated number of years as well. Additionally, for making the investment commitment Samsung has been guaranteed priority access to Ontario’s transmission system. Current Ontario Projects Inverter Manufacturing in Toronto (Celestica) Wind and Solar Power Cluster in Halimand County Satcon 835 Harrington Court Burlington, ON L7N 3P3 Tel: +1 905.639.4692 Fax: +1 905.639.0961 Overview Satcon develops innovative power conversion solutions and provides system design services for utility-scale renewable energy plants. Featuring the widest range of power ratings in the industry, Satcon inverters provide the critical bridge between clean energy sources and large-scale power grids, helping companies meet the rising demand for clean energy with unparalleled efficiency and profitability. Rugged, reliable and backed by world-class warranty and support programs, Satcon solutions are chosen by the world's leading businesses and utility companies to convert renewable energy into efficient and stable power. Schneider Electric 5985 McLaughlin Rd Mississauga, ON L5R 1B8 Tel: (905) 366-3999 Overview Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy management, They bring solutions for energy efficiency, while making energy safe, reliable and productive, from plant to plug. In the Energy & Infrastructure market, products and services solutions cover: Processes control and supervision Contact Power supply & distribution Nicolas St-germain Energy monitoring and control Director, Eng Services Utility management (lighting, ventilation, elevators, intruder alert, etc.) Tel: (905) 678-5261 Smart electrical networks management Email: Nicolas.StGermain@ca.schneider- Single site or multi-site production data management electric.com Critical power Offer prepayment systems that bring electricity to disadvantaged customers Siemens Canada 1550 Appleby Line Burlington, ON L7L6X7 Tel: 905-319-3600 Website: http://www.siemens.com/entry/ca/en/ Siemens Canada Limited is a subsidiary of Siemens AG (Germany) Siemens Canada was named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp, for the second year in a row. Overview Parent Company: Siemens is one of the largest and most diversified companies in Siemens AG– Munich, Germany the world of electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the One of the worlds largest companies, #40 on the Fortune industry, energy and healthcare sectors. Canadian employees are 500. working to develop and manufacture products, design and install Engaged in multiple lines of business (technology complex systems and projects infrastructure, energy infrastructure, health care, finance, and tailor a wide range of solutions for individual requirements. media. Chartered in Canada in 1912, for almost 100 years Siemens has stood for technical achievements, innovation, quality and reliability. Contact Rocco K. Delvecchio Inverter Manufacturing in Burlington VP, Government Affairs In June 2010, Siemens announced that photovoltaic inverters Tel: 647-281-6076 would be manufactured at their Burlington facility creating 50 Fax: 905-918-5703 jobs. Silfab 240 Courtney Park Drive East Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y3 Tel: +1 (905) 255 2501 Fax: +1 (905) 696 0267 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Overview Silfab is a multinational vertically-integrated PV technology solution provider founded by a team of partners with thirty years of experience in the solar business. They develop and manufacture photovoltaic Contact components and systems that span the entire PV value chain, from high- Paolo Maccario purity solar grade polysilicon to modules and turn-key solar farms. COO The new Silfab Ontario manufacturing plant headquarters in a Tel: 1 416-869-3003 100,000+ sq.ft. building located in the Toronto International Airport area, Email: email@example.com one of the most vital industrial hubs of Southern Ontario. This is an area that not only is well connected to both the Ontario and U.S. markets, but also provides convenient access to the rest of the world via a number of important modes of transportation (airport, highways, ect.). The plant’s total manufacturing capacity of 180 MW (corresponding to 750,000 modules and 45,000,000 cells) will be deployed in two phases: during Phase 1, to be completed by Spring 2011, the production of PV modules and components will total 60 MW/year. During Phase 2, the production will achieve full capacity. It is expected that the facility will create up to 200 jobs when it is in full production. SMA Solar Sonnenallee 1 34266 NiestetalGermany Tel: +49 561 9522 0 Fax: +49 561 9522 100 Website: www.SMA.de E-mail: info@SMA.de (production is at the Celestica facility in Scarborough) Headquarters: Kassel/Niestetal, Germany Product areas: Solar Technology, Innovative Energy Systems Overview With over three gigawatts installed, SMA is the world leader in solar inverter technology and manufacturing with divisions in nine countries on four continents. SMA takes special pride in promoting renewable energy solutions at all levels, through education, information and support for the general public, solar installers as well as small and large businesses worldwide. SMA Solar Technology AG develops, produces and sells solar inverters and monitoring systems for photovoltaic applications. SMA is the world’s largest producer in this sector and is the only vendor that has a product range with the matching inverter type for any module type and any power class. This applies for grid tied applications as well as island and backup operation. SMA Solar inverters are characterized by a particularly high efficiency of up to 98.7 %, which allows for increased electricity production. Solar Semiconductor 325 Webb Drive, Suite# 2005, Mississauga, L5B3Z9 Tel: +1 905-232-8075 Fax:+1 905-232-8107 Overview Solar Semiconductor is a pioneer in offering innovative solutions that leverage Sun's energy to address various demands for electricity. With offices in USA, Canada, Dubai and manufacturing operations in Hyderabad, India, Solar Semiconductor is an international organization that offers PV solutions, products and services to worldwide markets including the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. Solar Semiconductor is a vertically integrated full-service Systems provider, which also manufactures its own PV modules and cells. It specializes in turn-key Solar Power plants for utilities, Government, commercial as well as residential market segments. In addition, off-grid applications such as rural electrification, water pumping and cell towers are also addressed. Solgate 172 Trowers Road, Unit 29, Woodbridge, Ontario L4L 8A7 Tel: (905) 850-5540 Fax: (647) 438-4777 Overview SolGate Inc. was the first large scale photovoltaic panel manufacturer located in Ontario. Solgate has a 24000 sq foot manufacturing facility just north of Toronto, in Woodbridge, Ontario. The current annual capacity is 20 MW of PV power production. As a Canadian manufacturer they are proud to offer Ontario and Canada, a high quality PV crystalline module. Professional staff have extensive experience in the PV manufacturing industry and PV module fabrication process. Their production line engineering team and staff are strongly committed to continually producing the highest quality solar module in Canada. Solgate employs over 36 people. Their strategic alliance with Kvazar, Ukraine’s largest PV solar cell manufacturer, gives Solgate a high quality silicon cell supply and access to industry specific technical expertise going back to 1961. Sovello 47 Front Street East, Suite 400 Toronto, ON M5E 1B3 Canada Phone: +1 416-868-1617 Fax: +1 416 868 0081 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.sovello.ca Overview Sovello, one of the world's largest fully integrated solar module manufacturers, identified Ontario as one of most dynamic renewable energy markets in North America after its introduction of the Ontario Green Energy Act in 2009. At the end of 2010, Sovello Canada Inc. was formed as a subsidiary of Sovello Germany based in Toronto to participate in Ontario's green economy. As an experienced manufacturer of high-quality solar modules made in Ontario, they would like to contribute to the growing and exciting solar industry in Canada. Sunedison 595 Adelaide Street, Suite 400 Toronto, ON M5A 1N8 Tel: 416-521-9111 Overview As a pioneer and global leader in solar power systems innovation, SunEdison has created efficient, money-saving solutions that last more than 20 years. Worldwide, SunEdison has: Contact More than 260 MW of solar energy capacity Carlos Domenech 450 operational sites to date President 565,570 MWH delivered Tel: 416-521-9111 More than 711,430,268 lbs of CO2 abated They use only proven technologies in order to deliver solar power system solutions and pride themselves on delivering timely installations and long-term financial benefits to a vast array of commercial, REIT, government and utility customers. SunEdison helps organizations take advantage of everything solar energy services have to offer. The company develops, operates and monitors hundreds of solar plants throughout the world, representing 135.8 MW of clean photovoltaic (PV) capacity. This global experience, coupled with their long-standing presence in the Canadian market, positions SunEdison as the solar company to help Ontario- based organizations benefit from recent incentives to directly participate in the generation of solar power. Specifically, Sun Edison is a solar company that provides the opportunity for Ontario-based organizations to generate revenue by leveraging their rooftop space and vacant land for the installation of solar PV systems. SunEdison customers can either purchase their own solar PV systems, or lease their rooftop/land space to the company with absolutely no upfront capital. Sungrow 895 Edgeley Blvd., Vaughan, Ontario, L4K 4V9 Canada Tel: +1-905-760-8618 Fax: +1-905-760-1158 Email: email@example.com Website: www.sungrow.ca Overview Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd. is a National high-tech enterprise specialized in research, development, marketing and sales of renewable energy products especially for solar and wind power. The main products including inverter & converter for photovoltaic system, UPS converter for mega-watt wind system and also provides project consulting, system design, technical support, and other services to the whole project process. Founded in 1997 by Renxian Cao with Headquartered in Hefei, China, Near Shanghai, Sungrow has grown into more than 600 employees which R&D Department covers 40% until the end of 2010 and expanded to overseas office in France, Italy, Germany, Canada and the US. . Sunrise Solar 4602-2191 Yonge Street Toronto, ON M4S 3H8 Tel: 1-877-390-4SUN (4786) Overview Sunrise is an integrator of solar energy solutions for property and building owners of every size across Toronto and Southern Ontario. They specialize in providing the ecological and economic advantages that deliver the social responsibility benefits of a green environment. Systems comply to OPA content regulations, are backed with a 5 year workmanship warranty, $5 million liability policy and come complete with 15 year inverter warranties, 25 year panel warranties and extendable system monitoring programs that ensure years of worry-free maintenance. Provide arrangements through third party providers for those wishing to finance PV costs through any one of a number of programs, including secured equity loans and no-money-down leasing programs where solar revenue covers the lending costs. Sunrise Solar consists of a senior management group that has years of customer service and project management experience, and is supported by an extensive team of regional sales managers. Unconquered Sun 4565 County Rd. 46 Tecumseh, Ontario N0R 1K0 Overview Unconquered Sun Solar Technologies Inc. is a Windsor Ontario Contact based manufacturer of premium high efficiency, lightweight Sean Moore photovoltaic panels, engineered with the rugged North American CEO climate in mind. With a focus on quality, performance, and Tel: (226) 345-1874 18MW of module production scheduled for 2011, Unconquered Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Sun provides the solar industry with a superior Ontario made alternative.
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