ReneSola Wins 1.8 MW New Mexico Solar Project
Chicago-based Solar EPC Provider Selects ReneSola Modules for Utility-Scale Solar Farm
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — ReneSola Ltd (“ReneSola” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (“PV”) modules and wafers, today announced it has been contracted to provide 7,200 of its 250-watt high-efficiency polycrystalline solar PV modules for a solar project to be built by S&C Electric Company (“S&C”), a Chicago-based provider of equipment and services for electric power systems, in Roswell, New Mexico this year.
“We understand the importance of picking our project partners carefully,” said Mr. Dan Girard, director of renewable energy & energy storage business development for S&C. “ReneSola met the product requirements, logistics and other special requests for our customer’s energization schedule.”
Mr Xianshou Li, ReneSola’s chief executive officer said, “With the ongoing changing solar landscape, we are pleased to partner with companies like S&C, which require products of the highest quality. Our U.S. team has worked hard to build a strong reputation amongst developers and EPCs, and our selection for this project demonstrates our leadership in the marketplace. In 2013, we will remain committed to partnering with project EPCs and developers who are building sophisticated projects with tight timelines and special requirements.”
ReneSola began delivery of the solar modules to the Roswell, New Mexico project site on April 8, 2013. S&C is responsible for the solar project’s engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”).
Founded in 2005, ReneSola (NYSE:SOL) is a leading global manufacturer of high-efficiency solar PV modules and wafers. Leveraging its proprietary technologies, economies of scale and technical expertise, ReneSola uses in-house virgin polysilicon and a vertically integrated business model to provide customers with high-quality, cost-competitive products. ReneSola solar modules have scored top PVUSA Test Conditions (PTC) ratings with high annual kilowatt-hour output, according to the California Energy Commission (CEC). ReneSola solar PV modules can be found in projects ranging in size from a few kilowatts to multi-megawatts in markets around the world, including the United States, Germany, Italy, Belgium, China, Greece, Spain and Australia. For more information, please visit www.ReneSola.com.
About S&C Electric Company
S&C, headquartered in Chicago, IL, is applying its heritage of innovation to address challenges facing the world’s power grids and is thus shaping the future of reliable electricity delivery. The mission of employee-owned S&C is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid. Additional information about S&C is available at www.sandc.com.
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