ReneSola has signed a deal with Amman-based Consolidated Energy & Economic Engineering to provide 1.6 MW in solar modules and 1 MW in mounting systems for a series of residential and commercial rooftop projects in Jordan.
“This contract win represents ReneSola’s biggest sales order in Jordan to date and includes one of the country’s largest-ever commercial rooftop projects,” said ReneSola CEO Xianshou Li. “This collaboration reflects our steady growth in emerging markets like Jordan and we look forward to expand our market share in the region.”
ReneSola will provide 6,400 of its Virtus II 250W modules, along with 1.05 MW of roof-mounting structures to Consolidated Energy. One of the installations, a 1.1 MW commercial project to be completed within five months in Amman, will employ 4,400 units. The remaining 2,000 panels will be used in a number of residential projects.
“We chose to work with ReneSola because, in addition to their market-leading module technology, we value the on-the-ground sales and service support that their regional team can provide,” said Consolidated Energy CEO Mansour W. Murad.
Founded in 1991, Consolidated Energy provides energy and engineering solutions to the residential, commercial, governmental and industrial sectors.
Murad added that Jordan’s solar market was growing quickly and the company looked forward to future opportunities to partner with ReneSola.
A number of international PV developers are working on major projects in Jordan.
Martifer Solar and Dubai-based investment and development group Adenium Energy Capital recently secured a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 10 MW PV plant in the southern Jordanian city of Ma’an.
First Solar is likewise overseeing the construction of a 53 MW PV project in the region.
Jordanian power company National Electric Power Company (Nepco) recently signed a 20-year PPA with Scatec Solar for a 10 MW solar PV plant to be built in southern Jordan.
Source: PV Magazine, 07/05/2014
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