First Solar and Origis complete module sale deal for 595MWdc

6 December 2017 (Last Updated December 6th, 2017 14:55)

US-based photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing company First Solar and solar energy firm Origis Energy US have concluded a module sale agreement totalling 595MW direct current (DC).

US-based photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing company First Solar and solar energy firm Origis Energy US have concluded a module sale agreement totalling 595MW direct current (DC).

The deal involves the delivery of First Solar’s Series 4 PV modules that will take place between 2017 and 2018.

In addition, the company will also provide its Series 6 modules between 2019 and 2020.

Origis Energy chief investment officer Samir Verstyn said: “The bankability of solar and energy storage components is a key consideration for us to deliver high performing clean energy assets to our clients.

“The deal involves the delivery of First Solar’s Series 4 PV modules that will take place between 2017 and 2018.”

“This alliance with First Solar fulfils the site and schedule commitments we have made to the market in the foreseeable future. We are very pleased to construct our projects with First Solar Tier 1 module technology.”

First Solar’s thin-film modules will have applications in a wide range of projects across the US where Origis Energy is currently constructing solarpower sites.

First Solar chief commercial officer Georges Antoun said: “First Solar is pleased to be selected by Origis Energy as a long-term partner.

“Our technology advantage will help enable the projects Origis has in construction and development to be reliable, high-performance assets. This is a great match of technology and application.”