Media Advisory - Mondial Energy and WoodGreen Community Housing Unveil Largest Solar Thermal Energy System in Ontario

    TORONTO, Sept. 11 /CNW/ - Mondial Energy Inc. and WoodGreen Community
Housing are joined by NDP leader Jack Layton to unveil Ontario's largest, most
powerful solar thermal energy system.
    Installed at WoodGreen's 170-unit social housing site at 1070 Queen St.
East, the custom-designed solar thermal energy system consists of 108 glazed
flat plate collectors. The collectors are expected to displace 32,362 cubic
meters of gas annually, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 61 tons per year.
    Annual energy production of the system is expected at 201,961 ekWh and
will be used by WoodGreen to offset natural gas consumption for heating hot
water at 1070 Queen St. East.
    Mondial Energy president Alex Winch and WoodGreen Community Services
president Brian Smith will be available for interviews and photographs after
speeches and demonstration.

    What:        Official unveiling and demo of largest, most powerful
                 thermal energy system installation in Ontario

    Who:         Jack Layton, New Democratic Party Leader

                 Peter Tabuns, MPP Toronto-Danforth

                 Paula Fletcher, Ward 30 City Councillor

                 Brian Smith, President, WoodGreen Community Services

                 Alex Winch, President, Mondial Energy Inc.

    When:        Wednesday, September 12

    Time:        Unveiling ceremony - 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
                 Reception and roof tours - 11:35 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    Location:    1070 Queen St. East

For further information:

For further information: Kate Halpenny, WoodGreen Community Services,
(416) 572-0000 ext. 4004 or (416) 276-3605 (cell),;
Wendy Low, Mondial Energy, (647) 880-9573,; Natalie
Bomberry, Pilot PMR, (416) 462-0199 ext. 35 or (647) 880-9769 (cell),

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