May 15, 2013 - Canadian Solar Inc. today announced the successful expansion of its partner Romano Sustainable Solutions in Africa. Romano was recently awarded the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a 360kW PV solar system installation. The roof top installation will be on the Johannesburg headquarters of Eskom.
"We are very proud to be involved with this prestigious project for Eskom, which we understand was awarded on the basis of our technical capability and track record, as well as the cost effectiveness of our offer," said Alexi Romano, CEO of Romano.
"The solar energy market in Africa continues to develop and has considerable potential for growth. We are positioned to benefit through our relationships with experienced partners like Romano. We look forward to supporting their growth in this important market, including the high profile Eskom project," said Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and CEO of Canadian Solar."