JA Solar, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, announced that it has been awarded as the sole supplier for its Orange Solar Project which is to build an 86MW utility-scale solar farm starting 2017.
Solar Capital (Pty) Ltd., based in Cape Town, is a successful South African PV farm developer. The company was awarded a 90MW solar farm project in the first round of the REIPPP and an 86MW PV farm in the second round. Mr. Paschal Phelan, Chairman of Solar Capital, was very pleased with the success of winning the bidding of another 86-MW project this round, and expressed the strong desire to continue its cooperation with JA Solar in the 4.75th and 5th rounds of bidding.
Mr. Jian Xie, President of JA Solar, commented, “We are honored to be awarded the winning bid in this round and are very proud of being the exclusive module supplier for this 86MW project. This achievement is another testament to the global recognition of JA’s products, and is a new milestone in our global market expansion efforts. There are many more such opportunities for JA as Africacontinues to develop. With our high-performance PV modules capable of greatly reducing the per-watt cost of electricity, JA is well positioned to provide assistance to South Africa for overcoming its energy shortage as the nation grows.”
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This post was prepared by Solar Thermal Magazine staff.