Solar electricity goes mainstream

David Egles applauds Ontario's Green Energy Act solar program

"Solar electricity has the potential to provide significant amounts of clean energy to power Ontario homes, simply by using existing roofs," says Egles. "The Green Energy Act will promote the growth of the solar industry, resulting in lower costs and cheaper energy in the long run."

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $28 million from environmental solutions company Hyflux for a turnkey electrical solution to power the world's largest membrane based reverse osmosis seawater desalination plant.

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