ABB wins $225m order for two South African PV arrays

SunEdison has partnered with China¿s Chint Group for the projects

SunEdison has partnered with China¿s Chint Group for the projects

ABB has won a $225m order to design, build and install two PV arrays totalling 64MW in South Africa, less than a week after SunEdison bagged financing for the projects.

In addition to building the arrays, ABB will also supply much of the kit in-house – including inverters, switchgears, controllers and a substation.

The last major turnkey PV order ABB revealed was earlier this year in Bulgaria, where it delivered two arrays totalling 57MW using modules from Swiss-Chinese manufacturer ILB Helios.

ABB has been among the world’s most eclectic solar-energy investors, having taken stakes in a broad range of technologies. ABB is part-owner of concentrating solar power specialist (CSP) Novatec, which recently brought the world’s first utility-scale CSP plant using linear Log in to read complete article.

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