Solar PIC

The Municipality of Meaford wishes to invite you to a Public Information Centre (PIC) regarding an update to various Solar Initiatives that have been underway since mid-2015. Projects discussed will include Feed-In-Tariff (FIT), Micro-FIT and Net-Metering projects at locations throughout the Municipality.

The project team has completed preliminary applications on various sites and is now soliciting feedback from the public to determine the willingness to proceed. Any comments received will be considered in a final report to Council later in September.

The PIC will be held at Meaford Hall in the galleries, located at 46 Nelson Street, on Wednesday September 7th, 2016 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm.
Project applications include the following:

  • FIT application – Centre Street Landfill (Closed). 500kW ground mounted Solar Photo Voltaic installation;
  • FIT application – Patrol A Transportation Services operations yard, 7th Line. 100kW roof top Solar Photo Voltaic installation;
  • MicroFIT applications for 10kW Rooftop projects at the Meaford Fire Hall, Stewart Street Operations Yard, Compost Transfer Station, 390 Sykes Street, Meaford Museum, Harbour Pavilion/Washroom, Harbour House, Riverside Community Centre, Bognor Community Centre and Woodford Hall;
  • Net Metering analysis of 50+ municipally owned properties.

If you are unable to attend the PIC and would like to provide comments, please forward your written submissions by Thursday September 8th, 2016 to the project team members below.

Joy Black, B.Sc. M.E.S.
Consultant – Renewable Energy Specialist
Blackline Power
617608 Grey Road 18
Owen Sound, ON N4K 5W4
Phone: (519) 371-8945

Darcy Chapman
Treasurer/Director, Financial Services & Infrastructure Management
Municipality of Meaford
21 Trowbridge Street West
Meaford, ON N4L 1A1
Tel: (519) 538-1060 Ext. 1111 


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