17 Aug FirstSolar wins 160MW of PV module contracts in Turkey
First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR) has won solar photovoltaic module orders totalling 160MW in Turkey from Basariarge Enerji and Zorlu Enerji.
Zorlu Enerji, a subsidiary of Zorlu Holding, has contracted First Solar to supply 100MW of its series four thin film modules for projects planned to be constructed and commissioned in 2017.
Basariarge Enerji, a joint venture between Turkish infrastructure firm Basari Yatirimlar and the Basari Group has placed orders for 60MW for its own projects.
The first modules will be completed in late 2016.
First Solar explained it now has a module sale pipeline in Turkey of over 300MW.