MANHASSET, N.Y. Solar power product supplier Evergreen Solar Inc. has entered a four-year photovoltaic module supply contract worth $88 million with Global Resource Options Inc. (GRO), a Vermont-based solar power distributor and system integrator.
For Evergreen Solar (Marlboro, Mass.), the agreement is the third major one in recent months. The company has inked agreements with PowerLight Corp. and S.A.G. Solarstrom AG.
"GRO is a great addition to Evergreen Solar's growing list of high-volume distributor and system integrator customers," said Richard M. Feldt, president and chief executive of Evergreen Solar, in a statement. "GRO has firmly established its presence in the Northeast region and is expanding into adjacent markets. We see them as a key partner in our effort to grow and maximize our penetration of the U.S. market."
Evergreen will manufacture the modules at its Massachusetts plant and at EverQ’s 30-megawatt facility in Thalheim, Germany. EverQ is a strategic partnership between Evergreen Solar, Germany-based Q-Cells AG, and Norway-based Renewable Energy Corp. ASA (REC).
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