SunPower Supplying 41 Megawatts of Panels for Projects in France

Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) — SunPower Corp., the second-largest
U.S. solar manufacturer, agreed to supply panels with 41
megawatts of capacity to GDF Suez for four power plants in
France.

La Compagnie du Vent, a unit of the French utility, is
building three solar farms with 12 megawatts of capacity each
and one with 5 megawatts, San Jose, California-based SunPower
said today in a statement. Terms of the sale weren’t disclosed.

All four projects are expected to be operational by the end
of 2015, according to the statement.

First Solar Inc. is the largest U.S. solar manufacturer by
market value.

To contact the reporter on this story:
Justin Doom in New York at
jdoom1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story:
Reed Landberg at
landberg@bloomberg.net
Will Wade, Randall Hackley

About BloombergNEF

BloombergNEF (BNEF), Bloomberg’s primary research service, covers clean energy, advanced transport, digital industry, innovative materials and commodities. We help corporate strategy, finance and policy professionals navigate change and generate opportunities.

Available online, on mobile and on the Terminal, BNEF is powered by Bloomberg’s global network of 19,000 employees in 176 locations, reporting 5,000 news stories a day.
 
Sign up for our free weekly newsletter →

Want to learn how we help our clients put it all together? Contact us