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LONGi and Masdar jointly held a signing ceremony on June 14th in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, for the supply of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules via Masdar’s wholly owned affiliate Source Trading Company for the 230 megawatt (MW) Garadagh Solar Plant, the first utility-scale solar plant in Azerbaijan.
The Project is located nine kilometers northwest of the Alat settlement and will help generate half a billion kilowatt-hours of electricity annually. The total production would be enough to meet the needs of more than 110,000 houses, reduce emissions by more than 200,000 tons a year and create valuable jobs.
The signing ceremony was attended by Jia Chao, President of MEA&CA Region, Global Sales and Marketing Center of LONGi, Gonzalo Bonelo, Middle East Sales Director and Baggio Teng, Head of New business team.
Jia Chao, President of MEA&CA Region, Global Sales and Marketing Center of LONGi, said “LONGi is looking forward to working with Masdar not only in supporting Azerbaijan on its ambitious clean energy journey but also in exploring more opportunities to further strengthen the cooperation with Masdar in the Middle East and other geographies”.