Canadian Solar secures 12.6MW order from Turkey



PV energy provider Canadian Solar has agreed a 12.6MW module deal with a consortium of Turkish companies.

The group is based at the Kayseri Organised Industry Zone (KOIZ) and is working with KOIZ to help reduce the site’s electricity consumption.

“We are very proud to announce this 12.6MW module supply agreement, which is our largest deal ever in Turkey, making it a new milestone in this important emerging market. It is the second deal we made with the aforementioned customers to whom we supplied 2.2MW of solar modules at the end of last year,” said Shawn Qu, chairman and CEO, Canadian Solar.

“By signing this agreement, we are expanding our presence and solidifying our competitive position in Turkey, which underscores our global leading position as a tier-one solar module supplier with a track record of providing quality and reliable solar modules to solar power projects across the globe,” added Qu.

The company is supplying ts high efficiency 60-cell CS6P255P and CS6P260P modules for the project.

Turkey is still in the early stage of its solar development. A 5MW installation at a hospital is among the largest in the country.

CSUN opened a manufacturing plant in Turkey last year.

The consortium includes BESLER Tekstil San. ve Tic. A.S and HASCELIK Group of companies – Hascelik Cable, Coreal Cable and Metal Matris.

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