German photovoltaic system integrator Phoenix Solar AG said it would build a solar array of 6.9 MW in central Anatolia, in partnership with local company Asunim Yenilenebilir Enerji Teknolojileri, SeeNews reported. The firms were awarded the order by a Turkish consortium. Its value was not disclosed.
The contract calls for Phoenix Solar to undertake all engineering and procurement tasks, while Asinum takes on the actual construction. The project will involve the installation of six panel systems in the surroundings of the city of Kayseri, using Yingli solar modules and Advanced Energy string inverters. Phoenix Solar said it expeced construction work to start immediately and to be finalised by the end of the year.
German firm’s chief executive Tim Ryan commented that the company seeks “to steadily grow its client base in the Near and Middle East.”