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Suntech (STP) To Work With First Solar (FSLR) On Masdar City Project

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd is joining First Solar to help construct a solar power plant for the Middle East’s first sustainable city, Masdar City. The city, which is under construction in the United Arab Emirates, will be carbon neutral and generate no waste. The total size of the farm will be 10 MW, with Suntech and First Solar each contributing 5 MW.

Dr. Zhengrong Shi, Suntech’s chairman and CEO, commented on the project:


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First Solar (FSLR) Strikes Deal To Supply Energy To Masdar City

First Solar has been chosen to supply Masdar Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co. with solar modules to help power Masdar City. First Solar will supply 5 megawatts worth of solar modules, which will be integrated into the Middle East’s largest grid-connected PV system.

According to Forbes.com:

The system will provide energy for Masdar City, which strives to be the world’s first carbon-neutral, zero waste, car-free city powered entirely by renewable energy sources. Construction has begun,

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