Jul 30, 2014 - US solar company SunPower Corp (NASDAQ:SPWR) said yesterday it will supply 29 MW of photovoltaic (PV) panels to Japan’s Nangoku Corp for a project on Kyushu island, southern Japan.
The contract, unveiled at the PV Japan 2014 conference in Tokyo, calls for the delivery of SunPower’s E20/327 PV panels, which have an average conversion efficiency of 20.1%. The given capacity is in direct current (DC).
Independent power producer Nangoku will use the equipment for a solar park in the city of Hioki, Kagoshima prefecture. At present, the Japanese group owns 12 MW of PV plants and plans to install an additional 150 MW-200 MW of facilities in the Kyushu area.
SunPower sells its products in Japan under the Maxeon Solar brand.
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