Canadian Solar Solutions signs solar module supply agreement with Algonquin Power

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Greentech Lead Canada:Canadian Solar subsidiary Canadian Solar Solutions has signed a 10 MW AC Module Supply Agreement with Algonquin Power to provide Canadian Solar modules for a utility-scale solar power project in Cornwall, Ontario.Canadian Solar is a vertically integrated provider of ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar modules and other solar applications. Canadian Solar designs, manufactures and delivers solar products and solar system solutions for on-grid and off-grid use to customers worldwide.

Algonquin Power generates and sells electrical energy through a diverse portfolio of renewable power generation and clean thermal power generation facilities.

Construction is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2013, with the project expected to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of 2013.

“Algonquin Power is known for building sustainable, long-term renewable energy projects.  We are proud that they chose to build their latest project with Canadian Solar modules,” said Shawn Qu, CEO of Canadian Solar.  “Importantly, 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.”

The utility-scale solar plant is expected to include approximately 42,000 Canadian Solar CS6X high performance modules, which have been awarded key international certifications attesting to the rigors of their formal quality control inspections and testing.

“Algonquin Power relies on trusted partners to help support our expanding pipeline of renewable energy development projects,” said Mike Snow, president of APCo.  “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.”

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