First Solar to deliver modules with a capacity of 595 MW to Origis Energy and 200 MW to DESRI

40 MW solar farm in Kuna, Idaho, USA, build by Origis Energy

First Solar, Inc. and Origis Energy USA, Inc, a Miami based international solar development and construction firm, have completed a module sale deal totaling 595 MW and spanning a three-year delivery date schedule. The agreement includes delivery of First Solar’s Series 4 modules in 2017 and 2018, as well as Series 6 modules in 2019 and 2020. The thin film modules will be utilized in various projects throughout the United States in which Origis Energy is constructing solar sites.
Furthermore, the company announced to deliver 200 MW of its new large area Series 6 thin film PV modules to an affiliate of D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments, L.L.C. (DESRI) with delivery dates in 2019. The modules will be used by DESRI for its near-term pipeline of projects going into construction in the next two years in the US. Moreover, First Solar signed operations and maintenance (O&M) contracts for two projects that DESRI is developing.
In addition to this module sale, DESRI has acquired three solar projects from First Solar since 2016 – the 40 MW »Cuyama Solar« project in Santa Barbara County, California, the 31 MW »Portal Ridge Solar« plant in Los Angeles County, California, and the 11 MW »Rancho Seco Solar« project in Sacramento County, California.

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