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JA Solar (JASO) In 185MW Supply Deal With BP Solar

JA Solar (JASO) is announcing a nice win this morning, getting a 185MW supply deal with BP Solar of which most of the 85MW to be supplied this year has already been delivered.  They will deliver another 100MW next year.  No word on the financials of the deal.

JASO CEO Peng Fang commented: "We have been working with BP Solar, which has its headquarters in San Francisco, since 2008 and we are very pleased to … Read the rest

MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR) Ordered To Pay BP Solar (BP) In Lawsuit

MEMC Electronic Materials was ordered to pay over $8.8 million in a legal dispute with BP  Solar, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. The judgement against MEMC came on Friday after a jury ruled that MEMC had violated a supply agreement with BP back in 2006 and 2007. According to BP Solar, it had an agreement with MEMC to supply it with polysilicon powder for three years. MEMC claims the agreement never existed, … Read the rest

BP Solar To Begin Work On Nation’s Largest Rooftop Solar Project For FedEx (FDX)

BP Solar will begin work next month on what FedEx (FDX) is calling the largest rooftop solar project in the country, spanning 3.3 acres and 12,400 solar panels.  The 2.4MW system, which is expected to be completed by November, will provide about a third of the power for the FedEx hub in Woodbridge, NJ.  Under the agreement, BP will install and operate the system and sell the resulting energy to FedEX.  This isn’t FedEX’s first … Read the rest

SolarEdge Snags Deal With BP Solar (BP)

SolarEdge, an Israeli company that makes electronic systems which boost the efficiency of solar panels, just announced that they snagged a deal with BP Solar. Under the joint agreement, BP Solar will begin incorporating Solar Edge’s systems, which boost efficiency up to 20-25%, into its solar modules and look at the possibility of commercializing them. Currently, the two companies are testing Solar Edge’s products to see how well they hold up under conditions designed to … Read the rest

BP Solar (BP) Cuts Jobs

Br Solar International just announced that it will be getting rid of a manufacturing plant in Spain and will reduce production at its Frederick, Maryland plant in the US. This will result in 620 workers being laid off. BP does plan to increase PV production from 159 MW to 320MW, but the increased production will take place in India and China.

Reyad Fezzani, chief executive at BP Solar, advised BusinessGreen.com that his company is still … Read the rest

BP Solar (BP) Signs Supply Deal With Xantrex (XTX)

BP Solar announced that it has signed a supply deal with Xantrex Technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Xantrex will supply BP with residential grid tie (GT) solar power inverters. These inverters, which feature 96% efficiency and maximum AC output of between 2.8 to 5 KW, will offered to customers as part of BP Solar’s Home Solutions PV rooftop systems.

From pv-tech.org, here’s what the leadership team of both companies had to say … Read the rest

ReneSola (SOL) And BP Solar Sign Supply Deal

ReneSola and BP Solar have signed a supply agreement with each other. Under the contract, ReneSola will provide 120 MW of monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar wafers in 2009. BP will then provide ReneSola with 700 metric tons of polysilicon.

ReneSola’s CEO, Mr. Xianshou Li, commented on the significance of the deal:

”This contract demonstrates our continuing efforts to strengthen ties with existing global customers and expand our international business beyond Asia.”–PV Tech

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LDK Solar (LDK) In 3 Yr 435 MW Supply Agreement With BP Solar

LDK Solar (LDK) just announced a new 3 year contract with BP Solar Intl.  Under terms of the deal LDK will deliver about 435MW of multicrystalline silicon solar wafers from 2009 to 2011.

“We are very pleased to extend our relationship with BP Solar,” stated Mr.Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of LDK Solar. “This additional wafer supply contract expands our North American presence and further enhances LDK’s position as a market leader.”… Read the rest