System ideal for FIT 2.0 weak or congested rooftops
VAUGHAN, ON, Sept. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - NorthGrid Solar Inc. ("NorthGrid"),
an Ontario-based Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
company, has now surpassed 4MW of EPC projects using its proprietary
Elevated Truss System (ETS). The portfolio includes over 2 MW of
completed projects as well as projects currently under construction and
projects under contract.
The ETS structure is ideal for weak or congested roofs and where
developers are considering applications under the Ontario Power
Authority's FIT 2.0 Program. The ETS system is especially suited for
industrial, commercial or institutional buildings with a large number
of rooftop units that cause shading or structures that are unable to
support traditional ballasted solar energy systems. The innovative
solution also provides ongoing roof and HVAC maintenance access and the
opportunity for improved system performance to the project owner.
"This is an important milestone for us." said Eric Kalmbach, Chief
Operating Officer of NorthGrid Solar Inc. "It reflects market trust in
our solution and allows new developers the confidence to pursue
applications under FIT 2.0 where they may otherwise discard the
project." said Mr. Kalmbach.
NorthGrid Solar's ETS is an integrated solution that includes
significant workflow efficiencies designed to protect the roof deck and
minimize occupant disruptions during the construction phase.
NorthGrid Solar has completed numerous ETS projects across Ontario.
About NorthGrid Solar Inc.
NorthGrid Solar (www.northgridsolar.com) is a leading provider of turn-key rooftop solar PV systems. Leveraging
a combined 70+ years of photovoltaic experience in Ontario, NorthGrid
Solar provides full project services to FIT contract holders from
concept to completion. Customers benefit from a multidisciplinary team
of professionals who manage feasibility studies, structural and
electrical engineering, permitting and LDC interaction, procurement,
construction, commissioning, OPA contract management and long-term
operational support. In addition to traditional mounting systems,
NorthGrid Solar also offers a proprietary Elevated Truss System option
to address concerns with roof capacity, density, maintenance, and
SOURCE: NorthGrid Solar Inc.
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Carlo Di Gioacchino
President and CEO
NorthGrid Solar Inc.
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