Solar Frontier Announces Completion of 14 MW of Solar Projects Installed with CIS Advanced Technology in Indiana2016-06-28
Solar Frontier Announces Completion of 14 MW of Solar Projects Installed with CIS Advanced Technology in Indiana
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San Jose, June 28, 2016 – Solar Frontier Americas, US subsidiary of the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, announced todaythat two utility-scale solar projects installed with the company’s advanced CIS modules are completed and in operation. The solar power generation plants, located in Terra Haute and Brazil, Indiana, U.S.A., are the largest utility-scale projects in their respective counties. Developed, owned and operated by Cypress Creek Renewables, both projects are 7 MW in size and were first announced in October of last year. The projects are delivering power to Duke Energy under a 20-year power purchase agreement.
Charles Pimentel, COO of Solar Frontier Americas said, “Cypress Creek Renewables is committed to the local communities they build in and they deliver high-quality, well-kept solar power generation plants.”
“The performance, energy yield and economics of Solar Frontier modules continue to establish them as an industry leader,” said Matt McGovern, CEO of Cypress Creek Renewables.
According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the state of Indiana has 150 MW of solar installed and is projected to install 345 MW of solar capacity over the next five years. In addition to the federal tax credit and depreciation deductions, Indiana offers several renewable energy tax exemptions.
Solar Frontier is a fully integrated Tier 1 module manufacturer and supplier with a global footprint of over 3 gigawatts of shipments to 50 countries. The company continues to drive growth through innovations that are advancing its production technology capabilities and lowering manufacturing costs. Solar Frontier’s CIS modules are recognized for their ability to deliver higher energy yields than conventional crystalline modules in real-world conditions such as hot climates and partial shade. To learn more, visit: http://www.solar-frontier.com/eng/technology/Performance/index.html
About Solar Frontier
Solar Frontier is the world’s largest provider of CIS solar panels, system solutions and services. Our solar panel technology delivers economical and environmental advantages in real-world conditions – where it counts - and our solutions range from innovative rooftop systems to professional power plant development services. We harness the power of the sun to provide a cleaner, more comfortable life for all.
Solar Frontier K.K. is, a 100% owned subsidiary of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. (TYO:5002) (“Solar Frontier”) and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Visit : http://www.solar-frontier.com/eng/ or follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.
About Cypress Creek Renewables
Cypress Creek Renewables is the leader in ‘local solar’ and partners with communities and utilities to provide widespread access to affordable, clean energy. Cypress Creek Renewables local solar solutions produce energy at or below market costs, while our locally based development strategy allows us to deploy solar where the power is needed most. With well over $1 billion raised and invested and over 2.6 gigawatts of local solar farms deployed or in development (enough to power 650,000), Cypress Creek Renewables is the largest and fastest-growing dedicated provider of local solar farms.
Visit www.cypresscreekrenewables.com for more information.
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Corporate Communications Department, Solar Frontier
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