The crisis does not seem to reach the Chinese manufacturer of photovoltaic modules, “Canadian Solar” which announced in recent weeks many solar projects based in North America or Europe.

In Canada: Its branch – Canadian Solar Solutions (CSSI) – has signed an agreement of nearly 470 million Canadian dollars, with TransCanada to provide a portfolio of 86 MW photovoltaic. Thus, CSSI will service nine solar power plants spread over the territory of Ontario. These plants will begin production in late 2012 and summer 2013. All solar modules are manufactured by the Canadian Solar site in Guelph (Ontario).

Spain: Canadian Solar had previously signed a commercial contract with Siemens for the supply of 2.5 MW of solar modules for two solar projects – a roof and shelter for vehicles (parking) – built by Siemens at the destination University of Murcia in Spain. The company also announced the provision of solar modules for a 9 MW photovoltaic plant located in the city of Ablitas Spain (Navarre). Built by OPDE Group and to be put into service for the last quarter of 2011.

Germany: Canadian Solar has extended its collaboration with the Berlin company Saferay for the photovoltaic solar power plant which will build  36,000 modules in Lindenhof . The 8.5 MW solar power plant based in Lindenhof near Neubrandenburg in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania should be completed in January 2012. Last September, Saferay completed the construction of “Senftenberg II / III”, a complex of 78 MW as part of the largest solar power plant in the world (166 MW) located in Brandenburg.

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