Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, and EDP Renovaveis have signed a contract for Suntech to supply 39 megawatts (MW) of polycrystalline solar panels. The Suntech solar panels will power four new photovoltaic projects under construction in Romania that will be connected between late 2012 and early 2013.
"We are pleased to cooperate with one of the most prominent players in the Spanish and Portuguese energy market, and a leader in the renewable energy sector. EDP shares our vision to drive the adoption of renewable energy through the provision of high-quality, affordable solar products," said Vedat Gurgeli, Managing Director of Suntech Europe.
"It's exciting and motivating to see companies like EDP Renovaveis focused on growing their portfolio of solar installations around the world. Suntech is proud to be selected for these first major solar projects in Romania," said Alejandro Moreno, Suntech's Country Head for Spain and Portugal.