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Solar PV Project

City-owned buildings get an injection of solar power

The City of Toronto and Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited (Toronto Hydro) launched the first phase of a program that will see City-owned buildings across Toronto outfitted with more than 8,800 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. The program kicks-off on September 10 with construction starting on three installations - Mimico Arena, York Mills, Arena and Goulding Park Community Centre/Arena.

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Monitor the Solar Installations Live!

With the click of a mouse, watch in real-time how the solar installations are performing through an online portal. Find out how much energy and revenue the panels are generating, monitor trends and see how the installations affect our carbon footprint reduction.




The Solar PV Project Will:

Generate approximately 2,600 MWh of electricity annually - roughly equivalent to the consumption of 215 households.

  • Result in the reduction of approximately 480 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year.
  • Produce approximately *16 million in revenue to the City over 20 years.

*Calculation provided by the City of Toronto and Toronto Hydro and is based on expected annual FIT revenue over 20 years.


Bring on the Sun: Solar Power Program launches at McGregor Park Arena

SCARBOROUGH, ON, Nov. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Jim Baxter, City of Toronto, Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37) and Jack Simpson, Toronto Hydro at McGregor Park Arena in Scarborough at the official launch of a joint program between the City of Toronto and Toronto Hydro.  It will see 10 City-owned buildings outfitted with more than 8,800 solar panels.

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