380-megawatt order for announced Philadelphia Solar module factory
Post date: 23/02/2023 - 10:31
Philadelphia Solar Co, a solar module manufacturer based in Amman, Jordan, reports an order to supply 380 megawatts (MW) of solar modules from a 1.2 gigawatt annual production capacity module factory in the U.S. that the company plans to bring online in 2024. Philadelphia Solar announced a presentation on the factory project for the SelectUSA Investment Summit to be held in May. To date, the company, which first announced an expansion into the U.S. in July 2021, says it has 600 MW of production capacity in Amman. It is also active in the production of mounting systems and in the construction and operation of solar power plants, but so far not on the scale now announced.
According to the announcement, the contractual partner is the project developer Clean Energy Holdings, which intends to use the solar modules for its »Clear Fork« hydrogen project in Texas. There, a solar power plant is to supply the electricity for electrolysis, the capacity of which is specified at 33 tons per day. An optional expansion of the solar power plant to one gigawatt is also planned.