GCL System Integration (GCL-SI) did not disclose the financial terms of the master distribution agreement, under which Guadalajara-based DMSolar will offer the Chinese PV maker’s components, as well as its GCL-P6/60 and GCL-P6/72 panels.
The Dutch science company has announced plans to expand its product portfolio for solar, with the acquisition of China based Sunshine technology (Suzhou SunShine New Materials Technology Co. Ltd.), a manufacturer of PV backsheets.
The company’s Phase 3A facility in China’s Xinjiang is now up and running, and should reach full production capacity of 18,000 metric tons of polysilicon the first quarter of the year.
Sharp uptick in polysilicon imports into China between October and November last year point to repeat of 2016’s first-half solar surge, suggests analysis by Bernreuter Research.
The solar farms, located in Sault Ste., have a combined capacity of 59.8 MW. Canadian Solar will continue to operate the PV plants on behalf of Fengate.
Detailed examination of the National Energy Administration’s official solar PV statistics for China reveals a 200% year-on-year growth in distributed solar. Sector grew by 4.23 GW in 2016.
The Chinese vertically integrated solar power company will supply modules and provide EPC services for the distributed solar PV projects in China’s Shandong, Anhui and Zhejiang provinces.