Canadian Solar to supply 10MW modules for utility-scale power project

14 January 2013 (Last Updated January 14th, 2013 18:30)

Canadian Solar has agreed to supply Algonquin Power, a North American energy supplier, with 10MW of solar modules for a utility-scale power project in Ontario, Canada.

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Canadian Solar has agreed to supply Algonquin Power, a North American energy supplier, with 10MW of solar modules for a utility-scale power project in Ontario, Canada.

The company has signed the solar panel supply agreement through its subsidiary Canadian Solar Solutions for the renewable energy project in the city of Cornwall.

"This further demonstrates Canadian Solar's commitment to the Ontario solar market."

Construction for the project is slated to start in the second quarter of 2013, with operations expected to begin in the fourth quarter.

The development will include 42,000 Canadian Solar CS6X high performance modules, which come with a 25-year linear power output performance guarantee.

Canadian Solar chief executive Shawn Qu commented on the contract signing, "This further demonstrates Canadian Solar's strength and commitment to the Ontario solar market, as we continue to expand our own large and growing project pipeline."

Algonquin Power president Mike Snow added: "We chose Canadian Solar as the module provider for this project because the company has a track record of high quality and reliability with modules backed by a powerful warranty."


Image: Canadian Solar will supply 10MW of panels for a utility-scale solar power project in Ontario. Photo: courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net.