Philadelphia Solar to supply 380 MW of PV panels for Texas H2 project
- Jordan-headquartered solar manufacturer Philadelphia Solar on Tuesday stated it is marketing solar modules with an overall direct existing (DC) capacity of 380 MW to Clean Energy Holdings (CEH) for a green hydrogen project in Texas.
The company will create the "Made in America" 540W Phenex half-cell 10BB bifacial solar photovoltaic or pv (PV) modules at its new 1.2-GW plant in the United States. Philadelphia Solar states it currently has a manufacturing capacity of 600 MW a year, which will reach almost 2 GW in 2023 with the launch of its new manufacturing facility in the United States. In November 2022, the company introduced a joint venture with Translucent Energy, consisting of prepare for a 1.2-GW US manufacturing line.
The panels will be made use of at Clean Energy Holding's Clear Fork project near Sylvester, Texas, which will initially feature a 250-MW AC solar farm as well as will generate 33,000 kg a day of liquified green hydrogen.
"The incentives supplied in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 are already speeding up the transition to a lasting energy mix in addition to creating well paid permanent jobs for competent United States workers as panel production is re-shored to the United States," commented Mohammad Shehadeh, primary running officer of Philadelphia Solar USA.