By Gary Thomas
The Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation and Eclipsall Energy Group, a vertically integrated solar company, have entered into a partnership contract for developing and implementing solar energy projects in Sagamok Anishnawbek immediately.
The long-term aim of the partners is to deploy sustainable renewable energy to Sagamok Anishnawbek.
One more vital deliberation of the contract is creating long-term jobs and ensuring long term sustainability by providing hands on training to operate solar systems and use solar technology. Further, the partners will involve in developing and operating solar projects in other First Nations communities as well.
The Chief of the Sagamok Anishnawbek, Paul Eshkakogan stated that their community is committed to develop sustainable practices, especially, solar energy. The community is happy to partner with Eclipsall to achieve their goal.
Les Lyster who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Eclipsall commented on this partnership contract and stated that Ontario has the largest group of First Nation communities located in Canada. The company expects to work well with First Nations communities and help them to detect and implement their solar plans. The Sagamok Anishnawbek contract is a significant initial step towards the company’s expectations.
Eclipsall Energy Group is a producer of high performance 60 and 72 cell solar modules. Further, the company has included an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) division, named Eclipsall Solar and a financing and project development division, called Eclipsall Development. Currently, the company develops over 400 MW of solar projects in Europe, India, Africa, South America, and North America.