Independent Power Producer sPower has entered into a strategic solar tracker supply deal with Array Technologies for multi-gigawatts of planned PV power plants, cementing a business relationship established over the last four years, according to Array Technologies.
Leading CdTe thin-film module manufacturer First Solar has secured a 241MW module supply contract with Australian EPC firm, RCR Tomlinson. The latest contract is for two major PV power plant projects, bringing its contracted business in the country to over 500MW in the next 12 months.
Solar PV tracking equipment provider Soltec announced that it is supplying 28MW of its SF Utility horizontal single-axis tracker to a PV project being constructed in the municipality of Estill, South Carolina.
This week's Movers & Shakers covers both expansions into new territories and new business ventures. A long-term member of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission resigns, while the SEIA gains two new board members. Also, GRID Alternatives and Washington DC launch a new solar training programme for low-income residents.
North American leading tracker vendor Array Technologies has partnered with New Mexico-based renewable energy firm Affordable Solar to install trackers at Facebook’s upcoming data centre in Los Lunas, New Mexico.