Canadian Solar secures O&M contracts for 300 MWp in Australia

The Gannawarra solar park. Photo by: Wirsol Energy (www.wirsol.com.au).

August 21 (Renewables Now) - Canadian Solar Inc (NASDAQ:CSIQ) has sealed operations and maintenance (O&M) deals for three solar photovoltaic (PV) plants in Australia with a combined capacity of 300 MWp.

More specifically, the company has signed agreements for the 60-MWp Gannawarra solar farm near Kerang in western Victoria and the Hayman and Daydream plants in Collinsville of Northern Queensland totalling 240 MWp. The Gannawarra facility is co-owned by Wirsol and Edify Energy, while the other two were developed by Edify Energy and are co-owned by it and BlackRock.

Canadian Solar said it will be in charge of plant monitoring, performance management and preventative and corrective maintenance at all three sites.

As a result of those contracts, Canadian Solar now has O&M jobs on more than 875 MW of plants in Australia. Its global O&M portfolio in operation or contracted exceeds 2.9 GWp.

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