Canadian Solar Energizes Six Solar Power Plants in the United Kingdom

The six solar power plants were connected to the grid in March 2016 under the Renewable Obligations Certificate (ROC) program.

GUELPH, Ontario, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has connected an additional six solar power plants, totaling 39.4MWp to the grid, bringing its total fleet of solar power plants in commercial operation in the United Kingdom to approximately 103.0MWp.


The six solar power plants were connected to the grid in March 2016 under the Renewable Obligations Certificate (ROC) program.

"We are very pleased to announce that our portfolio of operating solar power plants in the UK has now reached over 100MWp," commented Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, "We remain committed to leveraging our industry-leading position and expertise in solar project development to meet the growing demand of clean solar energy in the UK and around the world."

About Canadian Solar Inc.

Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and a provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects. In the past 14 years, Canadian Solar has successfully deployed over 14 GW of premium quality modules in over 90 countries around the world. Furthermore, Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable companies in the solar industry, having been publically listed on NASDAQ since 2006. For additional information about the company, follow Canadian Solar on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or on the website.

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