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Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre goes solar!

Shopping malls are an ideal space for solar panels – a wide open FLAT space that sees sunlight all day, it’s perfect! That is exactly what the owner and operator at Oxford Properties thought as well when they started this project back in 2017 working with a Canadian engineering company RESCo Energy Inc.

The plan: to install 600 solar panels in clusters around the mall’s roof surfaces to generate power to the one million square foot of retail space for the next two decades.

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Source: The Globe and Mail