SOURCE: Martifer Solar

Martifer Solar

December 09, 2013 07:30 ET

Martifer Solar Completes Three PV Rooftop Installations in Ontario

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 09, 2013) -

  • The three PV rooftop installations are located in southern Ontario, Canada and have a total combined capacity of 871.3 kW
  • Martifer Solar completed the multi-site portfolio of installations for OZZ Solar
  • The rooftop installations will produce sufficient solar energy to power over 800 inhabitants and to avoid the annual emission of approximately 700 tons of greenhouse gases

Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, completed a multi-site portfolio of projects in Ontario, Canada with combined capacity of 871.3 kW. The portfolio of solar installations, which are installed over several rooftops in the southern Ontario area, was built for the project developer, OZZ Solar.

The portfolio of projects consists of three PV rooftop installations, which were completed over the course of 2013. Martifer Solar was responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for these installations.

The 871.3 kW rooftop project portfolio signifies Martifer Solar's continued strength in the rooftop segment of the solar PV market in Canada. The multi-site installation consists of two rooftop PV projects in Richmond Hill, and one rooftop PV project located in Cambridge, Ontario. The total system utilizes more than 3,400 crystalline silicon modules, which allows for a production capacity of 1045.56 MWh/year. The installation will produce the equivalent to the consumption of over 800 inhabitants and will avoid approximately 700 tons of CO2 emissions each year.

Co-founder and Vice President of Sales of OZZ Solar Gerry De Luca stated, "The completion of these projects is an important milestone for OZZ Solar to showcase our commitment to the development of rooftop solar projects in Canada. The collaboration with Martifer Solar proved to be successful due to the quality of their staff and their experience in the market, which enabled the company to provide us with cost-saving strategies for the construction process."

"This portfolio of projects is a confirmation of Martifer Solar's ability to successfully operate within the Canadian market, especially within the rooftop segment of the industry," said Pedro Pereira, President of the North America Region for Martifer Solar. "The Company intends to ramp up its activities and become a leading player in the Canadian market. We see great potential in the country and a large amount of untapped market share of which Martifer Solar is looking forward to take part."

According to latest iHS research report among 700 EPC contractors, Martifer Solar is currently the 4th largest player at the European level and 14th in the World's PV integrators ranking.


Martifer Solar is present all over the world, focusing on Project Development, EPC, O&M and the distribution of PV modules and components, via its subsidiary MPrime.

The company is based in Portugal and has presence in Europe (Spain, Italy, Greece, Belgium, France, Czech Republic, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Germany, Romania and Ukraine), North and Latin America (United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Brazil and Ecuador), Africa (Cape Verde, Mozambique and South Africa) and Asia (India, United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Japan).

In 2012, Martifer Solar's revenues reached 230.8 million euros and, to date, the company has implemented more than 480 MW of photovoltaic solar energy worldwide.

Martifer Solar is part of the Martifer Group, a multinational industrial group with around 3,000 employees focused on metallic constructions and solar energy. Martifer SGPS, SA is the holding company of the Group and has been listed on Euronext Lisbon since June 2007.



Euro OZZ Solar is an Ontario based solar developer that has the regulatory expertise and technical experience to install, service and maintain rooftop solar projects, backed by 24/7/365 service support. Included in the OZZ Group of Companies is OZZ Electric, a full service electrical contractor with over 750 employees servicing the new construction market in Ontario, Alberta, BC, and Newfoundland. OZZ Solar and OZZ Electric are headquartered in Concord, Ontario.


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