For this Project, Alpha will validate the Solantro technologies within their products and systems to ensure market viability. During the conduct of this project Alpha will be conducting activities related to validation and prototyping and contributing in kind (labour, materials, testing). More information on OutBack Power can be found on their website: www.outbackpower.com.
Celestica (TSX, NYSE: CLS) is a global company, with over $6.5 billion in revenues and over 30,000 employees worldwide. They are a world leader in the design and engineering, electronics manufacturing and supply chain management services. Celestica will contribute their expertise and provide in-kind support to the project via supplying white label plug and play PV-Modules for validation, provide prototype manufacturing, as well as act as a demonstration host for field trials and verify qualification. More information on Celestica can be found on their website: www.celestica.com.
Ile Infinie, also known as Infinite Island Power, brings together various renewable energy sources (solar, wind, clean gas generators) and optimizes their electrical power generation through the Power Island Control System (PICS) and integrated web-enabled software. For this project, the company will develop customized system level firmware and along with their PICS, validate the Solantro chipset-enabled technology. More information on Ile Infinie can be found at: www.ileinfinie.com
This funding was a part of a $14.7 million investment announced today by the Government of Canada to support four clean technology projects.
About Solantro Semiconductor
Solantro is a world leader in developing customized chipsets, firmware and Reference Platforms for power conversion applications across distributed renewable energy networks. Founded in 2009, the company has assembled a team of proven entrepreneurs with deep experience in system architecture, semiconductors, power conversion, and distributed communications systems. Solantro is working closely with select visionary partners and customers to fundamentally redefine the manageability, scalability, reliability and economics of grid-tied and off-grid renewable energy installations through deployment of highly distributed power system architectures based on its Intelligent Power Silicon solutions.
On behalf of the Government of Canada, Sustainable Development Technology Canada helps commercialize Canadian clean technologies, readying them for growth and export markets. With a portfolio of companies under management valued at more than $2 billion, SDTC is positioning cleantech as a driver of jobs, productivity and economic prosperity.
SDTC operates two funds aimed at the development and demonstration of innovative technological solutions. The SD Tech Fund(TM) supports projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water, and clean soil. The NextGen Biofuels Fund(TM) supports the establishment of first-of-kind large demonstration-scale facilities for the production of next-generation renewable fuels.
SDTC works with the private sector, the financial sector and all levels of government to meet the Government of Canada's commitment to create a healthy environment and a high quality of life for all Canadians. SDTC operates as a not-for-profit corporation.
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