Canadian Solar Sells LunarLight Solar Power Plant to BluEarth

LunarLight solar power plant Belleville ON
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Canadian Solar Inc. , one of the world’s largest solar power companies,  announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., completed the sale of LunarLight, a 10 megawatt  AC solar power plant to a subsidiary of BluEarth Renewables Inc..

The  LunarLight solar power plant is located in Belleville, Ontario, and is the last in a series of power plants acquired by BluEarth from Canadian Solar. The facility is valued at approximately C$65 million (USD$53 million).  The plant uses Canadian Solar’s CS6X-300/305P modules made in Canada.

BluEarth Renewables is a private company headquartered in Calgary, Canada.  They focus on commercial scale renewable energy development. BluEarth builds, owns, and operates wind, run-of-river hydroelectric, and solar generation projects across North America.

Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, commented, “We are pleased to announce the closing of the fourth utility-scale solar power plant to BluEarth Renewables, a private independent renewable power producer. The completion of the LunarLight project underscores Canadian Solar’s position as a global energy provider in the Ontario landscape. We take great pride in the diverse project portfolio that we have built in North America.”

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