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TORONTO, ON and PHILADELPHIA, PA – SILFAB, of Toronto, Canada and renewz sustainable solutions inc. of Montreal, Canada, and, on the occasion of the Greenbuild Exposition in Philadelphia from November 20-21st, 2013, today announced that a solar carport will be built on-site featuring SILFAB's state-of-the-art solar panels combined with the foundation-free design and software integration of the isola™ solar charging station by renewz.

"As electric vehicles become prevalent in North America, distributed power generation systems can help offset increased grid loads for both home and business customers alike," said Wilfred Laman, Sales and Business Development Manager of Silfab. "The solar panels loaded onto the solar carport at Greenbuild feature a "green to green" production process and are equipped with Tigo power optimizers to maximize energy produced in shaded areas in which many carports find themselves, as well as providing module level monitoring and quicker ROI. This technological advantage mates itself well with renewz' superior design and installation process, thus giving site owners greater flexibility in positioning, should parking layouts change."

"We are pleased to be launching this new solar carport design at Greenbuild, which combines the best of European structural design and American solar power technology" said Sass M. Peress, CEO of renewz. "When SILFAB's power-optimized solar panel technology is mated with our maintenance-free aluminum structure, web-based power monitoring, lighting and media capabilities, Eaton's (NYSE: ETN) electric vehicle charger and Integrated Power Solution, our solar charging station is able to deliver the ultimate platform for any organization". "Whether for a school hosting a living lab, government demonstrating shared environmental values to citizens, corporations delivering on their sustainability commitments, utilities creating micro-grid demonstration projects, or auto dealers supporting sales of electric vehicles, our solar canopy provides customers with minimized site disruption and a more satisfying project experience"..

Built in just a few hours at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the solar carport will host a BMWi3 all-electric vehicle for the first time in Philadelphia.


Silfab is a leading North American, fully-automated solar photovoltaic module manufacturer.  Its founding partners have been leading innovators of photovoltaic technology since 1981.  With 30+ years' experience, our production process of module manufacturing is continuously being improved.  Equipped with the most advanced fabrication technologies within in a 100,000+ sq. ft. facility and with an annual capacity of 145MW, Silfab is committed to providing the highest quality, high performance modules.  For more information, visit

About renewz sustainable solutions inc.

renewz sustainable solutions, Inc. develops and delivers unique solar carport projects based on careful matching of design, technology and brand requirements of its clients. Through the delivery of recognizable, easy-to-implement, and effective solutions, we help clients discover ways to increase their energy independence and security, with leading environmental stewardship...from road to roof®. For more information, visit, or view our videos at


Silfab Ontario Inc.


Wilfred Laman


+1 (905) 518-6235 (mobile) 

M.  Sass Peress


+1 (514) 909 5047 (mobile)

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