SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Q-Cells SE, one of the leading photovoltaic companies worldwide, has been chosen by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) as a preferred partner for the 250 MW utility-owned generation (UOG) program. The UOG program enables 250 MW of utility-owned solar PV, to be developed in annual installments of 50 MW over a five-year period. As part of the 2012 installment of the UOG program, Q-Cells North America will construct two solar power plants, one 10 MW and one 20 MW, in California’s Central Valley.
“Q-Cells’ partnership with PG&E is another example of our highly competitive solar PV solutions for the North American market,” said Marc van Gerven, managing director of Q-Cells in North America.
About Q-Cells North America
Q-Cells North America, part of Q-Cells SE, designs, builds and manages financially sustainable solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions. The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to North America, combining best-of-world technology, processes and partnerships to deliver utility-grade solar PV solutions customized for local energy markets. Q-Cells North America offers the full spectrum of PV solutions--from the core technology of cells and modules to power plant development, design, construction, operations and maintenance. With proven capabilities across the solar value chain, Q-Cells North America minimizes uncertainty and risk, and helps customers achieve a higher return on their investment in solar energy. For more information about Q-Cells North America, please visit www.q-cells.com.