PV module manufacturer Yingli Green Energy has announced that its Turkish subsidiary will supply 30MW of multicrystalline PV modules to Tekno Ray Solar Enerji Sistemleri San. Tic. Ltd.
Tekno Ray Solar is Turkey’s fastest growing solar energy company. The agreement between the two companies will see modules delivered in instalments, from the second quarter of 2014 through to the first quarter of 2015. The modules will be installed in a number of large scale solar projects in the southern part of the country.
“In Turkey, which has Europe's richest solar resources, we believe that we need to utilize the sun in order to contribute to both the economy and the environment” said Mr. Altay Coşkunoğlu, Chairman of the Executive Board of Tekno Company Union. “At Tekno Ray Solar, we have blazed a trail in large-scale PV project development. We selected Yingli Solar because of the company's strong brand and high-performance, high-quality product.”
Dimitrios Bachadakis, Managing Director of Yingli Green Energy South East Europe added that establishing partnerships with Turkey’s leading PV project investors is a key driver of the company’s strategy.
Tekno Ray Solar has developed many projects in Turkey, including the country’s first medium voltage ground-mounted project with grid conection and the first self-consumption project in the Akdeniz Region.