Solar, Utility Integration

BIPV System at Border Crossing Near Peace Arch

Victoria, British Columbia [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Carmanah Technologies Corporation’s Solar Power Systems Group received a contract from Glastech Contracting for a 36 kilowatt (kW) amorphous silicon (a-Si) building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) grid-tie package. This system will be installed as part of a new facility in Surrey, British Columbia, at the Douglas Border Crossing located near the Peace Arch. Said to be the largest BIPV installation in Canada, it will include more than 1100 32-Watt amorphorous silicon BIPV laminates. This facility is owned and operated by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), which acknowledges Natural Resources Canada as a contributing partner.