Dr. Shawn Qu

Canadian Solar Secures EUR 50 Million For Project Development in EMEA

One of the leading solar PV module manufacturers, Canadian Solar Inc. has announced securing a Euro 50 million bilateral corporate facility with Banco Santander, S.A. The facility will support growth at Canadian Solar’s Global Energy business as it executes and expands on its project development pipeline in Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, and […]

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Canadian Solar Starts Mass Production of 210 mm Large Cell Modules of up to 665 W

Canadian Solar Inc. today announced that it has started mass production of high-power, high-efficiency modules with power output of up to 665 W. The new generation of monofacial HiKu7 and bifacial BiHiKu7 modules are based on 210 mm cells and are set to deliver one of the most competitive levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) in the industry by reducing […]

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Canadian Solar Starts Construction on 143 MWp of Solar Projects in Japan

Canadian Solar announced today that it has commenced construction on four solar projects in Japan totaling 143 MWp. This portfolio includes Canadian Solar’s flagship mega-project, the 100 MWp Azuma Kofuji project located in the Fukushima Prefecture, and other projects totaling 43 MWp in the Ibaraki and Hiroshima Prefectures. Azuma Kofuji 100 MWp The Azuma Kofuji project is Canadian Solar’s largest […]

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Canadian Solar Sells Two Solar Projects to BluEarth Renewables

Canadian Solar has announced it has sold ownership interest in its Hays and Jenner solar projects to BluEarth Renewables. BluEarth will also assume the management responsibilities of the projects. Located in southeast Alberta, both projects are 31 MWp (23 MWAC) in size. The projects are co-owned by Conklin Métis Local 193, an indigenous community-based in the rural hamlet […]

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Canadian Solar Raises $30 Mn from CPDFund to Develop Solar Farms in Brazil

Nasdaq-listed Canadian Solar has raised USD 30 million in funding from the China-Portuguese Speaking Countries Cooperation and Development Fund (CPDFund). The Canadian solar photovoltaic (PV) modules manufacturer aims to deploy the funding raised for the development and construction of solar projects in Brazil. As of now, the Canadian company has 1.7 GW of solar PV projects developed and awarded […]

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Canadian Solar’s Australian Arm Inks Solar PPA with Amazon

Nasdaq listed Canadian Solar said that its Australian subsidiary Canadian Solar Australia has entered into a solar power purchase agreement (PPA) with Amazon. As per the deal, solar power will be supplied from the company’s 146 MWp/ 110 MWac Gunnedah solar farm, which will reach commercial operation by 2021. Also, the solar farm will use Canadian […]

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Taiwan’s 1.98 MWp Solar Project Reaches Commercial Operation

The Hualien Rongkai solar energy project of 1.98 MWp capacity in Taiwan has recently achieved commercial operation. Further, the 1.98 MWp solar power plant is powered by 6,384 solar modules of Canadian Solar, one of the leading solar photovoltaic (PV) module makers globally. The company said that these solar modules are certified by the voluntary product […]

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Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy Gets $50 Million LoC from Natixis

Canadian Solar today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Recurrent Energy, LLC has secured a $50 million letter of credit facility from global financial services company Natixis. The US-based firm Recurrent Energy, which is one of the leading utility-scale solar and energy storage project developer has secured a $50 million LoC facility from multinational financial services […]

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