German-based PV project developer, ABEL ReTec is to use Abound Solar’s CdTe thin-film modules in large-scale free-field projects, with an initial order of 1.2MW, which was shipped during the second quarter of 2011. The long-term purchase agreement was based on testing Abound’s AB1-series modules for rooftop installations.
“After having successfully tested Abound Solar modules on rooftop installations, we selected Abound Solar for a long-term module supply agreement to gain a strong partner for developing solar projects,” noted Roland Huber, CEO of ABEL ReTec. “Abound Solar’s cadmium telluride modules are our first choice for free field installations; they provide outstanding performance and enable us to deliver reliable solutions at low cost.”
“This deal demonstrates Abound Solar’s continued ability to sell solar modules in a highly competitive market, such as Germany, and builds on our track record in expanding our exports and adding jobs,” commented Tom Tiller, CEO of Abound Solar. “As Abound Solar continues to sign contracts with top-tier customers and as our modules continue to be used in large-scale projects, we can reaffirm our status as an emerging global player.”
Abound Solar is still in the early phase of ramping capacity at its 65MW panel production line in Longmont, Colorado.