ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola Power") (SOL), a leading fully integrated solar project developer, announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Emeren, a London, United Kingdom-based project developer specialized in the development of renewable energy power plants in Europe and other international markets, to co-develop ground-mounted solar projects in Italy, with a pipeline of several transactions scheduled for 2021.
As part of the agreement, ReneSola Power and Emeren will develop projects in a broad range of sizes across the country, with a target of reaching 110 MW shovel-ready projects by 2022. The two companies expect the collaboration to further strengthen their presence in the Italian market.
Mr. Josef Kastner, CEO of ReneSola Power European Region, commented, "We are excited to work together with Emeren. ReneSola Power is committed to accelerating solar development in Europe, and together with Emeren, we expect to bring a range of high-quality projects to the Italian market, enabling further growth in the region."
Mr. Yumin Liu, ReneSola Power Chief Executive Officer, added, "The co-development agreement with Emeren aligns with our growth strategy, enabling us to expand our project development activities in Italy. We look forward to pursuing other opportunities to co-develop projects across Europe."
Enrico Bocchi, Chief Operating Officer of Emeren, said, "We are very pleased to enter into a cooperation with such a renowned international player. Our experienced development team and our local presence in the key European solar markets are highly valued by our clients. This agreement with ReneSola Power represents another major step towards the expansion of Emeren's positive impact in the solar market."