Canadian/Recurrent puts online 100 MW-AC solar project in California

first_imgCanadian/Recurrent puts online 100 MW-AC solar project in CaliforniaCanadian Solar predicts that Recurrent will complete more than 1 GW of PV projects in the United States this year. August 23, 2016 Christian Roselund Installations Markets Markets & Policy Share This morning Canadian Solar announced that its subsidiary Recurrent Energy has achieved commercial operation of the 100 MW-AC (134 MW-DC) Mustang Solar project in California’s Central Valley. 100 MW is large project, at a time when many developers have moved to smaller utility-scale projects. Blattner Energy provided engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the project, which utilizes single-axis tracking technology. The project created 450 “peak” construction jobs, and Recurrent emphasized hiring local workers.Mustang holds a power contract to sell electricity to Sonoma Clean Power and MCE. The project was also supported by a tax equity investment from U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation. In a press statement on the company’s website, Canadian Solar Chairman and CEO Dr. Shawn Qu predicted that Recurrent will complete more than 1 GW of PV projects in the United States over the course of 2016, in what he calls a “historic” year. The completion of the project follows on strong Q2 results reported last week by Canadian Solar, in which it reported that nearly half of the modules which it sold during the quarter went to the Americas.This content is protected by copyright and may not be reused. If you want to cooperate with us and would like to reuse some of our content, please contact: [email protected] content ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. 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