Canadian Solar wins contract to supply modules to Saudi Aramco’s solar power project

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Canadian Solar has been awarded a contract to supply 1.78MW to Saudi Aramco’s King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) solar power project in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabian Oil Company, the world’s largest crude oil producer, awarded the contract to supply its high quality solar panels to the extension of the KAPSARC Solar Power Project which, once completed, will be largest ground mounted solar photovoltaic power plant in Saudi Arabia.

canadiansolarlogoThis contract demonstrates Canadian Solar’s efforts to expand in emerging new markets and its recent contract wins in the gulf region. The Middle East is a growing market for companies like Canadian Solar.

“We believe that this flagship project will also be a determining factor to select and qualify technology partners with bankable solar power solutions and proven track record to ensure the successful execution of Saudi Arabia’sambitious 16GW solar PV energy development program,” said Shawn Qu, chairman and CEO of Canadian Solar.

The Company’s solar panels have undergone rigorous formal inspections and testing, and have received prominent international quality certificates, including “Desert Proof certificate-Blowing Sand Test”.

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