Shelton, CT and Toronto, ON, April 12, 2011 – OPEL Solar International Inc. (TSX-V: OPL) (“the Company” or “OPEL Solar”), a leading global developer and supplier of ground-based and rooftop solar tracker systems and high concentration photovoltaic (“HCPV”) solar panels announced today that they will supply OPEL Solar TF-850 single-axis trackers to Greenlight Power Company (“Greenlight”) for the launch of a 125kW (“kilowatt”) project which they will be installing for a solar farm in a Kent County, Maryland business park. This is the first phase of a 1.4MW (“Megawatt”) multiphase solar development at the same location. The OPEL Solar trackers will increase the project’s energy production approximately 24% over what would be expected from the same solar PV (“photovoltaic”) panels using a fixed installation. The output from the project will be sold to Choptank Electric, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, which is a member-owned electric distribution utility with headquarters in Denton, Maryland. It serves over 52,140 residential, commercial and industrial accounts in parts of all nine counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This first phase of the Greenlight project is forecasted to produce approximately 182 MWh (“Megawatt-hours”) of energy annually… Read Full Press Release
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