Don’t look now – there’s another reason not to stare directly into the sun. If you look closely, you can possibly see the invisible miles of red tape that all-too-often connect the solar system’s largest star with the photovoltaic permitting process back here on planet Earth.
Thanks to the Green Energy Act, Ontario is rapidly becoming the leading solar energy producer in North America. Canada’s first fully operational large scale solar installation, in Stone Mills, Ontario, began to produce clean power last fall, and two more sites are now slated for construction.
First Light Solar Park, the 48-hectare site