Quick Facts Table


Solar PV Projects

Contract price

Rooftop or ground-mounted ≤ 10 kW 80.2 ¢/kWh
Rooftop > 10 kW ≤ 250 kW 71.3 ¢/kWh
Rooftop > 250 kW ≤ 500 kW 63.5 ¢/kWh
Rooftop > 500 kW 53.9 ¢/kWh
Ground-mounted* >10 kW ≤ 10 MW 44.3 ¢/kWh

Length of contract

20 years

Escalation percentage

Not eligible

Peak performance factor

Not eligible

Average lead time

1 to 6 months for smaller projects

2 to 3 years for larger projects

Contacts for getting connected to provincial grid

  • Ontario Energy Board
  • Local distribution company
  • Independent Electrical System Operator
  • Electrical Safety Authority

Industry associations and government

For more information on the Green Energy Act, visit the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MEI).

For more information on solar PV training, conferences, government incentives and a step-by-step guide to determine if solar is right for you, visit the Canadian Solar Industry Association (CanSIA).

For resources, training and education information and information to assist community-based projects and Aboriginal projects, contact the Ontario Sustainable Energy Association (OSEA).

For information on developing solar PV on Crown lands, visit the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR).

For information on renewable energy approvals, visit the Ministry of the Environment (MOE).


Table courtesy of Ontario Power Authority