RES Canada completes solar FIT project in Ontario

Ontario's FIT program was established in 2006 by the Ontario Power Authority to stimulate investment in renewable energy projects in the province

Montreal, June 6, 2012 — Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. completed the SunE Rutley project, a large-scale solar feed-in-tariff project in Ontario.

Ontario's FIT program was established in 2006 by the Ontario Power Authority to stimulate investment in renewable energy projects in the province.

Located in Ingleside, Ontario, Rutley Solar is a 10 MW project developed by SunEdison Canada. The project is comprised of 40,436 solar panels covering about 100 acres. Electricity produced by SunE Rutley will feed into the Hydro One Network.

Construction of SunE Rutley began in August 2011 and was completed in early March 2012. Despite the challenges of winter construction, RES Canada successfully completed the project on schedule.

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