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.