Order Focus: SunEdison selects NEXTracker technology in major three-year deal


SunEdison has signed a master services agreement with PV tracker systems firm, NEXTracker to supply 1.85GW of its tracker systems for PV power plant projects of a three year period.

SunEdison said that it was already deploying the NEXTracker technology on its 73MW project in Chile. As part of the supply deal agreement what was described as “an aggressive cost reduction roadmap”, would be applied, though further details were not disclosed.

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“NEXTracker has developed a truly innovative tracker,” said Ahmad Chatila, CEO of SunEdison. “The NEXTracker platform helps our systems generate more power, while reducing the total cost of ownership. We currently have multiple solar power plants which utilise NEXTracker, including a 73MW project under construction in Chile that will benefit from its outstanding product features.”

The NEXTracker system is claimed to provide lower installation costs with fewer foundations.

SunEdison, unlike major US rivals, SunPower and First Solar has not developed its own tracker system technology. Financial details were not disclosed.

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