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Canadian Solar sells two solar farms to Shenzhen Energy in China

Published 13 April 2017

Canadian Solar has completed the sale of two solar plants in China, which have a capacity to produce about 70MW, to Shenzhen Energy for RMB687.1m ($99.8m).

The transaction was closed in March 2017 and the Company expects to recognize revenue from the sale of the plants when all revenue recognition criteria have been met. 

"We are pleased to have closed the sale of two additional solar power plants in China to Shenzhen Energy," commented Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, "We are well on track to monetize our operating solar power plants in China and other countries. Shenzhen Energy is an important strategic partner of Canadian Solar and we look forward to further expanding our strong partnership with them for more opportunities in the future."

Shenzhen Energy Nanjing Holding Co., Ltd. invests, constructs, and operates new energy and conventional energy projects.  It operates as a subsidiary of Shenzhen Energy Group Co., Ltd., a listed and state-owned company in China.

Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar also has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects in various stages of development. In the past 16 years, Canadian Solar has successfully delivered over 19 GW of premium quality modules to over 100 countries around the world.



Source: Company Press Release