Northland Power to purchase solar PV modules from MEMC

17 November 2011 (Last Updated November 17th, 2011 18:30)

Northland Power has entered into a master module supply agreement with MEMC Singapore to purchase solar PV modules for its 130MW solar portfolio in Ontario, Canada.

Northland Power has entered into a master module supply agreement with MEMC Singapore to purchase solar PV modules for its 130MW solar portfolio in Ontario, Canada.

Northland is building ground-mounted solar projects with an estimated investment of $600m.

The solar modules will be manufactured in Ontario. Earlier this year MEMC started manufacturing solar PV panels for its subsidiary SunEdison in line with the region's feed in tariff programme.

Northland operates over 1,000MW of diversified generation, and is developing renewable and thermal projects as well as a 400MW pumped storage facility in Ontario.

MEMC Singapore is an affiliate of MEMC Electronic Materials (MEMC).