MELBOURNE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–National Solar Power Partners has reached a major milestone in its plans to build solar energy facilities totaling 700 megawatts (MW) in Florida by completing an agreement to acquire several million advanced solar panels from SolarWorld, the largest solar-technology manufacturer in the Americas. The projects in Gadsden, Hardee and Liberty counties will showcase National Solar’s renewable-energy leadership by enabling institutions and investors to help establish U.S. renewable-energy infrastructure.
“National Solar Power is a recognized innovator, and its projects in Florida are truly exciting developments in the renewable-energy supply for our nation.”
In partnership with Hensel Phelps Construction Co., National Solar signed a purchase order with SolarWorld, a vertically integrated U.S. solar manufacturer for more than 35 years, following lengthy review that included a tour of SolarWorld’s manufacturing facility in Oregon. National Solar chose SolarWorld based on the high quality of its products and its corporate culture focused on sustainability and community partnerships. Continue reading