The Hydro One Brampton residential solar demonstration system is a 1.56 kW grid-tie system. It showcases the components used in a grid-tie solar photovoltaic system and how the configuration would be connected and installed on a typical house.
Residential Solar PV
Located in Queensville, Ontario, this 8.55 kW solar PV grid-tie system was installed in 2006. Designed with backup capability for power outages, it significantly reduces home owners' electric utility bills.
Commercial Solar PV
Located in Cambridge, Ontario, this 98 kW solar PV grid-tie system is compliant with Ontario's FIT (Feed-in Tariff) program. It produces approximately 98,000 kWh in electricity and generates $70,000 annually in income.