Canadian Manufacturing

Solar modules to be built in Toronto for U.S. energy initiative

Celestica will manufacture solar modules at Toronto plant for FIT program solar plants

TORONTO‑Recurrent Energy announced today that it has signed an agreement with Toronto-based Celestica to supply solar modules for projects awarded within the renewable energy Feed-in Tariff (FIT) of the Ontario Power Authority (OPA).

Celestica will manufacture the modules in Toronto for Recurrent Energy in a multi-year supply contract. Production is expected to be underway by summer 2011.

Recurrent Energy will use the modules in the construction of its 19 solar plants the company was awarded within the OPA FIT program.

The company expects the project will create about 2,500 jobs in Ontario.

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