14 Aug '11, 7pm

New PV test facility to launch north of Toronto to compare Ontario-made panels

New PV test facility to launch north of Toronto to compare Ontario-made panels Here is my Clean Break column from this past week’s Toronto Star: By TYLER HAMILTON Ontario has its own modern-day Stonehenge. Didn’t you know? Walking through a field of wild grasses and flowers at the Kortright Centre in Woodbridge you can see it as you approach: an organized display of majestic, sun-worshipping structures. Instead of mysteriously erected stones dating back to 3,000 BC, however, these structures are solar modules mounted on tall poles or laid out on racking systems. The Kortright Centre calls the area PVPV, which aims to become country’s premier facility for testing and showcasing made-in-Canada solar technologies. “We call it Solarhenge,” says Paul Luukkonen, who as sustainable technologies co-ordinator at Kortright is leading the PVPV initiative. The centre is located on 325...

Full article: http://www.cleanbreak.ca/2011/08/14/new-pv-test-facility-...

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