LONGi Signs Association Agreement for 908 MW of Solar Modules in Brazil

LONGi Signs Association Agreement for 908 MW of Solar Modules in Brazil

LONGi has signed an agreement with Solatio to supply 908 MW of its Hi-MO4 modules for projects in Latin America and rooftop solar plants in Brazil

LONGi 908 MW Modules Brazil

LONGi, one the world’s leading solar technology companies has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with Solatio Energia, the leading constructor of solar photovoltaic plants in Brazil, to supply 908 MW of its high-performance Hi MO4 modules for Solatio’s basic services scale solar projects in Latin America and commercial rooftop solar plants in Brazil.

Solatio is one of the largest GW scale solar power plant builders in Brazil. The closing of this agreement constitutes an advance in the development of the solar PV markets in Latin America for both parties.

Bruce Zhu, LONGi Director of Sales for Latin America, said “we are honoured to be long-term partners of Solatio. The LONGi Hi-MO 4 modules supplied under this agreement allow us to reduce the costs of balancing the system (BOS ) and Levelised Energy Costs (LCOE). Its performance has been proven in projects around the world. We have complete confidence in our ability to help Solatio build projects that will serve benchmark with efficient and reliable solar products, and together promote the rapid development of renewable energy in Latin America.”

The installation of the 908 MW in module capacity in rooftop solar plants and projects is estimated to create hundreds of employment opportunities locally.

Richard For, Vice President of LONGi Solar, said “the cooperation between LONGi and Solatio will give new energy to the development of renewable energy in Latin America. It will allow people from different countries of the continent to enjoy the accessibility and reliability of clean energy. LONGi is always ready to partner and work with companies around the world that share the same vision and philosophy. With our scale and strengths, we look forward to contributing to help the world optimise the entire energy structure and ensure a sustainable future.”

The company had previously in December 2019 announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Adani Green Energy, where LONGi will supply Adani with its new generation Hi MO4 modules. The agreement set guidance of up to 1.2 GW modules to be delivered to Adani by 2020. Both parties agreed to continue to deepen their strategic partnership over the next 3-5 years.

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Ayush Verma

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