Canadian Solar to supply four North Carolina solar projects

Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) announced Jan. 7 that it was selected to supply 84,480 solar modules to National Renewable Energy Corp. (NARENCO) for four utility scale solar projects totaling 25.3 MW in Wayne and Duplin counties, North Carolina.

Andrew Giraldo, Chief Financial Officer of NARENCO, said: “NARENCO is pleased to be working with Canadian Solar on these projects. The Company’s excellent reputation and high quality are representative of the types of companies we like to work with.”

Three of the projects are in Wayne County and one is located in Duplin County. In Wayne County, there is Wayne Solar I located in Mount Olive. This ground installation is 6.48 MW with an anticipated annual output of 9,750 MWh. The remaining Wayne County projects, Wayne Solar II and Wayne Solar III, are located in Goldsboro and are also 6.48 MW in size. The fourth project, Duplin Solar I, is located in Kenansville and is 5.83 MW in size, with anticipated annual output of 8,775 MWh.

Canadian Solar’s CS6X-300W max power modules, considered some of the highest performing modules in the industry, are powering all of the ground installation sites, the company noted.

“We are pleased to be selected by NARENCO to power these latest four projects, as we continue to build upon our global leadership position. We share in NARENCO’s commitment to providing cleaner, less expensive and more efficient energy,” said Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and CEO of Canadian Solar.

Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world’s largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar modules and PV project developer with more than 6 GW of premium quality modules deployed around the world more than a decade, Canadian Solar said it is one of the most bankable solar companies in the world.

NARENCO ranks as one of America’s top Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contractors.

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