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Silfab opens solar module plant in Mississauga

At full capacity, plant will employ 200 people and manufacture 370,000 modules annually


April 19, 2011
by Canadian Manufacturing Daily Staff

MISSISSAUGA—Silfab Ontario Inc. has opened a new solar module manufacturing plant in Mississauga.

The plant falls under the domestic content requirements of the Ontario Feed In Tariff (FIT) program.

Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Sandra Pupatello also announced the province has approved a $3.3‑million loan to Silfab to support the first 60 mega-watts of production.

Silfab will invest about $13.5 million for the first 60 mega-watts of plant production and hopes to have capacity to produce 370,000 solar modules by mid-2011.

At full capacity, the plant will employ 200 people.