Canadian Solar offloads Alberta duo

Jan 5, 2021 05:36 PM ET
  • Hays and also Jenner PV projects are both due online in 2021
Canadian Solar offloads Alberta duo
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Canadian Solar has actually marketed an ownership rate of interest in 2 solar projects in Alberta, Canada, completing 62MW.

The programmer sold the Hays and Jenner solar projects to BluEarth Renewables, which will additionally presume management duties of them.

The projects, situated in south-east Alberta, are both 31MW in dimension and both are expected to begin industrial procedure in 2021.

The solar facilities are co-owned by Conklin Metis Local 193, an aboriginal area based in the country community of Conklin as well as part of the Athabasca Oil Sands region in eastern Alberta.

Canadian Solar chairman Shawn Qu claimed: "This is our third transaction with BluEarth as well as offered their solid Alberta visibility and also deep experience in operating and preserving large-scale tidy power projects, our company believe they are the right owners for the Hays and also Jenner solar projects."

BluEarth president as well as CEO Grant Arnold included: "Alberta is residence to a few of the very best solar energy resource in Canada as well as we anticipate bringing these projects to market with our companion, Conklin Metis Local 193.

" As we exit 2020, we're pleased this transaction integrated with Canadian Solar, increasing BluEarth's solar portfolio in southerly Alberta and bringing our combined solar capability to 233MW."

The Hays and Jenner solar projects will use Canadian Solar's bifacial modules and single-axis trackers.

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