Maxeon to supply bifacial Performance line modules for U.S. projects
PVTIME – Maxeon Solar Technologies, Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAXN), a global leader in solar innovation and channels, announced on March 17 that it will supply approximately 400 megawatts (MW) of its high efficiency shingled bifacial Performance line solar modules to one of America’s top ten solar and energy storage developers, Origis Energy, for use in Origis’ U.S. utility-scale projects. Module deliveries will commence in June of 2023 and will conclude at the end of 2023.
“This 400 MW procurement agreement with Maxeon Solar Technologies is an important component to fulfill the robust Origis solar portfolio. The Maxeon technology will help ensure our solar plants meet performance goals to provide clean, competitively priced energy to our customers across the U.S.,” said Guy Vanderhaegen, Chief Executive Officer & President, Origis Energy. “Additionally, Maxeon continues to be a pioneer in sustainability initiatives including its leadership with Environment, Sustainability and Governance (ESG). ESG factors are important to all Origis stakeholders, from investment partners to utilities and corporate energy buyers. We look forward to a productive alliance with the Maxeon team.”
Produced using sophisticated, proprietary manufacturing processes, the Performance line solar modules leverage Maxeon’s shingled cell technology, protected by 83 granted patents. Utilizing bifacial mono-PERC solar cells made on large format eight-inch G12 wafers, the Performance line offers industry-leading efficiency along with enhanced shade tolerance and unparalleled durability to reduce system lifetime energy cost.
“We are pleased to be selected by Origis Energy as a long-term partner,” said Jeff Waters, CEO at Maxeon Solar Technologies. “Origis’ decision to invest in our Performance line validates the technology’s performance, durability and reliability advantage over conventional solar panels, as well as its competitiveness. Moreover, it proves the confidence utility-scale customers have in our ability to deliver on our commitments.”