Scout Clean Energy to buy 378 MW of modules straight from First Solar
Renewable energy developer Scout Clean Energy has agreed to purchase 378 MW of First Solar modules for use in several US projects with an expected completion date of 2024.
“We are excited to partner with First Solar as we continue to develop and expand our portfolio of solar PV assets in the US. This deal reflects our confidence not only in the technology, but in First Solar itself,” said Michael Rucker, Founder and CEO of Scout Clean Energy. “By sourcing our modules from a US-based supply partner during this challenging time, it solidifies our competitive advantage in meeting our solar customers’ pressing timing needs to achieve their decarbonization goals. As we diversify Scout’s asset base and expand our solar As we expand our portfolio, we want to source our panels through partners we can trust to deliver without compromising on quality, ethical sourcing of raw materials and who are committed to continuous innovation.First Solar more than meets those critical criteria for Scout.”
First Solar has also signed several solar module supply agreements with other US developers, including Silicon Ranch, Origis Energy and Lightsource bp.