ReneSola Power Completes Development Transaction of 21 MWp Operational Community Solar Projects in Minnesota


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Aug 18,2020
ReneSola Power Completes Development Transaction of 21 MWp Operational Community Solar Projects in Minnesota

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola Power" or the "Company") (www.renesolapower.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading fully integrated solar project developer, announced today the completion and commercial operation of a 21.05 MWp portfolio of community solar projects in Minnesota. As previously announced, ReneSola Power developed and subsequently sold this community solar portfolio to Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC ("Nautilus"), a leading national solar project acquisition, development and asset management company. 

The community solar portfolio developed by ReneSola Power is qualified under Xcel Energy's community solar program in Minnesota and began commercial operation in July and August 2020. The energy generated by the projects will directly benefit qualified commercial off-takers situated within Xcel Energy's service territory by providing energy cost savings while also advancing Minnesota's 10 percent solar energy goal by 2030.

Mr. Yumin Liu, Chief Executive Officer of ReneSola Power, commented, "We are excited to have successfully developed these community projects, generating positive operating cash flow and favorably contributing to EBITDA this year. Community solar remains an attractive market for us in the U.S., and we continue to execute on our strategy. We are pleased with the operational progress we have made and remain optimistic about our outlook for the remainder of 2020."

"We are pleased to have worked successfully with Renesola's development team on nearly 50 MW of solar projects in operation over the last several years and are excited about our continued expansion into Minnesota's community solar marketplace, with additional developments expecting to come online through 2021," commented Jeffrey Cheng, President of Nautilus.  

About ReneSola Power

ReneSola Power (NYSE: SOL) is a leading global solar project developer and operator. The Company focuses on solar power project development, construction management and project financing services. With local professional teams in more than 10 countries around the world, the business is spread across a number of regions where the solar power project markets are growing rapidly and can sustain that growth due to improved clarity around government policies. The Company's strategy is to pursue high-margin project development opportunities in these profitable and growing markets; specifically, in the U.S. and Europe, where the Company has a market-leading position in several geographies, including Poland, Hungary, Minnesota and New York.

About Nautilus Solar Energy

Nautilus Solar Energy is a leading owner-operator of solar projects located across the United States. Over its 14-year history, we have invested over $1.2 billion of capital into solar projects generating renewable green energy for businesses, municipalities, and residential communities. Our company's broad range of expertise includes solar project acquisition, development, operations, and asset management. Nautilus is owned by Power Energy Corporation of Canada, a globally diversified company that creates long-term value by investing in companies driving change towards a more sustainable world. Join Nautilus on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter and visit www.nautilussolar.com or email info@nautilussolar.com for more information.

 

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SOURCE ReneSola Power

Mr. Adam Krop, ReneSola Ltd, +1 (347) 577-9055 x115, IR.USA@renesolapower.com; Mr. Ralph Fong, The Blueshirt Group, +1 (415) 489-2195, ralph@blueshirtgroup.com; Cathy W. McAuliffe, Marketing Coordinator, Nautilus Solar Energy, cathy@nautilussolar.com; Ms. Ella Li, ReneSola Ltd, +86 (21) 6280-8070 x102, ir@renesolapower.com; Mr. Gary Dvorchak, CFA, The Blueshirt Group Asia, +86 (138) 1079-1480, gary@blueshirtgroup.com

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