Canadian Solar Inc. on October 2nd, 2011 announced that the Company supplied its high quality solar photovoltaic (PV) modules for Germany’s largest solar power plant.

Built by GP JOULE GmbH the open-space solar power plant has a specified output of 70 MW and occupies a 152 hectare surface in the Southern Brandenburg region of Eastern Germany.

 306,000 PV modules on four fields located in a former lignite mining strip

GP JOULE, is a leading international engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) and project development company, with four locations in Northern and Southern Germany as well as international offices in North America, France and Italy.

Solar power for 17,500 households

For this project, GP JOULE installed approximately 306,000 solar modules on four fields located in a former lignite mining strip in the East German city of Meuro near Senftenberg. In total, the plant will power 17,500 households with green energy. The financing partners for this project were HSH Nordbank, Unlimited Energy and Luxcara.

“We selected Canadian Solar’s photovoltaic (‘PV’) modules because of their high quality, performance and reliability – all critical for successfully implementing and running large projects. Canadian Solar continues to set industry benchmarks in the development of innovative PV modules, which also represent excellent value for money,” said Ove Petersen, founder and CEO of GP JOULE.

“Service, flexibility and trust are of particular importance for large solar parks, like our current 70 MW project. Canadian Solar has it all.”

Source: solarserver

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