First Solar to deliver 160 MW of PV Panels to Turkish Companies

US-based thin-film solar modules supplier First Solar has won two large contracts of 160 MW in direct current (DC) from Turkey based energy company.

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The US Company has gone into agreement to supply 160 MW of its high-performance solar modules to PV projects in Turkey.

The two contracts were signed in the first half of 2016 between First Solar and two Turkish companies – Zorlu Enerji and Basariarge Enerji A.S, which is also a joint venture between Basari Group and local infrastructure company Basari Yatirimlar.

The Turkish energy company, Zorlu Enerji has purchased First Solar’s Series-4 100MW of thin-film modules for projects that will be released next year; while remaining 60 MW are for Basariarge Enerji’s own projects, and for projects it will provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services.

Source: PV Magazine

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