MN8 Energy taps First Solar to purchase 457 MW of solar modules

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First Solar announced MN8 Energy has placed orders for 457 MW of solar modules to power projects in the northeastern and southern United States.

First Solar will supply 170 MW of Series 6 Plus bifacial modules and 287 MW of Series 7 modules MN8 Energy.

First Solar, which exited 2023 with 6 GW of annual US nameplate capacity, did not reveal financial details of the contract.

MN8, founded as Goldman Sachs Renewable Power in 2017, owns and operates a 3.2 gigawatt (GW) portfolio, delivering renewable energy solutions to over 40 corporates, 70 government entities, and 20 utilities. MN8 previously transacted with First Solar in their acquisition of the 123 MW American Kings Solar project in California.

“By executing these agreements, MN8 demonstrates strong support for developing a robust domestic supply chain for the US renewable industry that upholds the highest environmental, sourcing, and manufacturing standards,” said David Fernandez, chief operations officer, MN8.

“MN8 joins a number of renewable energy companies that are choosing certainty, competitiveness, and Responsible Solar by choosing First Solar,” said Georges Antoun, chief commercial officer, First Solar.

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