NorthGrid Solar Announces Commissioning of One of Ontario’s Largest Municipal Rooftop Solar Projects at Middlesex Centre. Vaughan, Dec 20, 2011 /CNW/ - NorthGrid Solar Inc. ("NorthGrid"), an Ontario-based  Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) company is pleased to announce that the Komoka Community Wellness and Recreation Centre, a 307kW DC rooftop solar facility located in the Municipality of Middlesex Centre, has been commissioned and currently awaiting Commercial Operation under the Ontario Power Authority’s (OPA) Feed In Tariff program.

The Komoka project features NorthGrid’s unique elevated truss system (ETS) thus providing ongoing roof access as well as greater module density along with improved performance to the Municipality.  The ETS system is best suited for industrial, commercial or institutional buildings with little or no roof deck support for rooftop solar energy systems.

"NorthGrid is excited to have partnered with the Municipality of Middlesex Centre on the Komoka project, an impressive new recreation complex with twin ice pads and many community activity areas." said Carlo Di Gioacchino, President and CEO of NorthGrid Solar Inc.  "We are extremely proud of our new community centre and NorthGrid Solar’s role in making this a state-of-the-art facility.” said Al Edmondson Mayor of Middlesex Centre.  “The quality of the rooftop solar system constructed by NorthGrid Solar certainly complements the extraordinary profile of our unique structure,” added Edmonson.

NorthGrid Solar is scheduled to complete additional ETS and ballast mount projects ranging from 40kW DC up to 700kW DC throughout Ontario.

About NorthGrid Solar Inc.

NorthGrid Solar ( is a leading provider of turn-key rooftop solar PV systems. Leveraging a combined 60+ 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. NorthGrid offers both ballast and elevated truss solutions to fit each unique rooftop.

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