High Performance Solar Panels – June, 2014 ( Solar Thermal Magazine )OSLO, Norway and SAN MATEO, California and REC Group, traded under the company name REC Solar ASA (Oslo Stock Exchange: RECSOL.OL), a leading global provider of energy solutions, today announced a supply agreement under which SolarCity will purchase a minimum of 100 MW and up to 240 MW of REC’s high quality, high-performing Peak Energy solar panels during a 12 month period beginning in Q4 2014. SolarCity, the U.S.’ largest solar power provider, plans to install the solar panels across its 15-state service territory.
The solar panels are compatible with SolarCity’s Zep Solar mounting system—REC and Zep Solar entered into a technology licensing agreement earlier this year.
“The availability of competitively priced, U.S. trade-compliant PV modules is an important development for the global solar industry,” said Tanguy Serra, SolarCity’s chief operations officer.
REC delivers high-performance modules with excellent resistance to degradation, all with a responsible environmental footprint.
REC is a leading manufacturer of wafers, cells and solar panels for solar applications. REC’s solar panels are backed by its linear 25-year power output guarantee, and feature enhanced power production per square foot, robust and durable design, easy installation, optimized performance in all sunlight conditions, with a typical energy payback time of less than one year.
“REC Group is excited to partner with SolarCity, extending our presence in North America’s rooftop generation markets,” said Arndt E. Lutz, REC Group’s senior vice president.
About REC Solar ASA
REC is a leading global provider of solar energy solutions. With more than 15 years of experience, we offer sustainable, high performing products, services and investments for the solar industry. Together with our partners, we create value by providing solutions that better meet the world’s growing energy needs. REC is headquartered in Norway and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: RECSOL). Our 1,600 employees worldwide generated revenues of USD 647 million in 2013. For more information, visit www.recgroup.com.
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