The Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA) recognized outstanding achievements in the solar industry at the fifth annual Game Changer Awards, hosted at Solar Canada 2017 on December 5. The awards recognize the excellence of the many individuals and organizations that have helped position Canada as an international leader of the solar industry.
After much deliberation and consultation, the Game Changer Awards Jury selected the following winners:
Remote/Indigenous Solar Project
JAZZ Solar Solutions in partnership with Lac Des Mille Lacs First Nation
Solar Developer of the Year
City of Toronto
Smart Energy Innovation
Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada Inc.
Solar PV Project of the Year
Oxford Properties Group
Solar Service Excellence
Apricity Renewables Inc.
Click here to see full details of CanSIA's award winning companies and projects.
Women in Renewable Energy (WiRE)'s Woman of Distinction Award
WiRE presented the Woman of Distinction Award for Solar to
Janice Ashworth, General Manager at the Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-operative
. This award recognizes a Canadian woman in the solar energy sector 'who has served the industry with distinction, gone above and beyond the call of duty and contributed significantly to the expansion and improvement of the sector.
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ELSE Emerging Solar Leader
ELSE's award celebrates those new to our industry whom have contributed significantly to solar in 2017 and show promise to continue on as future leaders. After receiving many applications, ELSE presented
with the Emerging Solar Leader Award.
Click here to see Alexander's bio.