Bullfrog Power

Bullfrog Power


September 15, 2014 10:30 ET

Media Advisory, Invitation and Photo Opportunity: Solar Installation Launch and Community Event

New solar project presented by SolarShare and Bullfrog Power

BRAMPTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 15, 2014) -

ATTN: GREATER TORONTO AREA MEDIA / PHOTO EDITORS - Media are invited to attend a photo opportunity, project launch and community event for a historic solar installation on a commercial Brampton rooftop.

Representatives from the government, SolarShare Co-operative and Bullfrog Power will be available to explain the history behind the project and the role it plays for community renewable energy in Ontario.

The 600 kW solar installation is the first community owned solar project in Brampton. SolarShare has raised $5 million from everyday citizens of Ontario to finance SolarShare projects like this one.

WHAT: Tour the solar installation, watch the ceremonial ribbon-cutting, meet the people behind this project and learn why community based solar is important to Ontario's energy future.
WHEN: Wednesday, Sept 17, 2014
Launch event (featuring ribbon-cutting) with photo opportunity: 10:00 am - 11:30 am
WHERE: 40 Holtby Ave, Brampton, Ontario
Event located at rear of the building. Parking available.
WHO: Photo and interview opportunities available with:
MPP Vic Dhillon, Brampton West
Brampton Mayor Susan Fennel
Mike Brigham, President, SolarShare Co-operative
Ron Seftel, Senior Vice President Operations, Bullfrog Power

*Media are asked to please RSVP their attendance to Julie Leach (julie@trec.on.ca) by Tuesday, Sept 16.

About Bullfrog Power

Bullfrog Power, Canada's leading green energy provider, offers renewable energy solutions that enable individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental impact, support the development of green energy projects in Canada and help create a cleaner, healthier world. As a Certified B Corporation, Bullfrog Power meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. Thousands of individuals and businesses in Canada are doing their part to address climate change and air pollution by choosing green energy with Bullfrog Power. Sign up easily, quickly and affordably at www.bullfrogpower.com.

Join the bullfrogpowered community online on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BullfrogPower), Instagram (@bullfrogpower) and Twitter (@bullfrogpower).

About SolarShare

SolarShare is the first organization to offer the Ontario public such a way to participate in the development of solar energy projects. A success story of the Green Energy Act, SolarShare sells securities in the form of bonds to finance its portfolio of commercial-scale solar photovoltaic projects. Its 690 members have collectively raised almost $5 million and financed 25 projects representing over 2 MW of installed solar power generation capacity. SolarShare's mission is to engage as many people as possible in fostering a clean, solar powered future.

Join us at www.solarbonds.ca, follow us on Twitter (@SolarShare) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/SolarShare)

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