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Solaria signs MoU for 100MW PV project pipeline in Brazil

Spanish PV group signs memorandum of understanding with Iguaçú Geração de Energia to act as EPC contractor for Brazil PV projects

Solaria will undertake the execution of turnkey solar PV projects in Brazil

Spanish PV group Solaria Group has signed a deal to develop a 100MW of PV projects in Brazil. Solaria Group has formed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Brazilian power generator Iguaçú Geração de Energia, a company engaged in the business of electric power in Brazil, to undertake the execution of the turnkey solar photovoltaic projects in the BRIC country, as EPC (Engineering, procurement and construction).

Solaria said of the projects: "This will consider a PV pipeline for about 100MW in one or separate projects."

Dates for the PV projects have not been given, but the agreement has been included in Solaria Group's strategic expansion plan for the Latin-American Solar PV market from 2013 to 2015.

The solar news from Brazil follows other developments in the PV sector for the BRIC country this year. This includes US-based company PacWest, which was invited by Brazilian government officials to set up solar panel manufacturing in Brazil in August.