Suntech to Supply The North Face with 1-MW of Solar Panels

Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. announced it has been selected to supply 5,445 Suntech solar panels for a 1-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system at The North Face’s West Coast distribution center in Visalia, California. The system will be installed by EI Solutions, on RayTracker GC single-axis solar trackers.

Scheduled to be completed by the end of this year, the system will be financed, owned and operated by San Francisco-based Recurrent Energy. 100% of the electricity will be sold to The North Face under a power purchase agreement.

“We are very pleased that Suntech solar modules have been selected for this project and value our association with the quality of The North Face Brand. We look forward to our collaboration with EI Solutions and Recurrent Energy on the innovative design and installation of the project,” said Roger Efird, president of Suntech America.

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