chinaA consortium comprising Chinese manufacturer of photovoltaic panels, Yingli Green Energy, announced it has won a contract worth 233 MW peak photovoltaic modules in Algeria.

The client project will ‘Shariket Kahraba wa el el el Taket Moutadiadida’ (SKTM), a subsidiary of Sonelgaz (Algerian Company of Electricity and Gas), responsible for the distribution of electricity and natural gas in Algeria.

The second member of the consortium, Sinohydro Corporation is a subsidiary of Sinohydro Group, China-based multinational, diversified activities the protection of water resources in the construction of turbines. The last HydroChina, is the only major company to provide comprehensive technical services valuation of hydropower, water resources and wind energy in China.

In October 2013, Yingli China established this tripartite consortium to participate in the tender launched by SKTM for projects of photovoltaic modules in Algeria, or 4 separate facilities representing 318 MWp in total. The Consortium has received notice of the award this month, for a total of 233 MWp. He will be responsible for the design and construction of projects. The latter will begin in January 2014 and should be completed in 8 months.

“Given its competitive advantage and reliability of its solution, Consortium won the largest share of our program. Once in operation, these projects will help us solve some problem of electricity supply in Algeria . We intend to strengthen our cooperation with Yingli in the future,” commented Chahar Boulakhras, President of SKTM.

“We are extremely pleased to win this contract and thank our partners in the Consortium for their tremendous investment in these projects,” concluded Liansheng Miao, Chairman and CEO of Yingli Green Energy. “The collaboration with Sinohydro and HydroChina marks a new approach to the exploitation of photovoltaic projects in China, and we are delighted to be at the origin of this initiative. We look forward to expanding this collaboration to discover new methods business development.”

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