Canadian Solar sells three solar power plants to TransCanada

Source: Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar has closed the sale of three solar power plants valued at over C$180 million ($161.2 million) to TransCanada

Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., has closed the sale of three solar power plants, William Rutley, Liskeard 3 and Liskeard 4, totaling 30 MW AC and valued at over C$180 million ($161.2 million) to TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP)(NYSE:TRP).

"We are delighted to complete the sale of these three utility-scale solar power plants to TransCanada, one of North America's most successful energy infrastructure companies," said Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar Inc. "This transaction brings the number of project sales in Ontario in the third quarter of 2014 to five, and is another testament to our  utility-scale project development capabilities and expertise, as we continue to expand our total solutions business model globally."  

The William Rutley solar power plant totals 10 megawatt AC and is located in the town of Ingleside. The Liskeard 3 and Liskeard 4 solar plants totaling 20 megawatts are located in the town of Temiskaming Shores.

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