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Suniva supplying solar power for National Guard facility

Feb. 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM

NORCROSS, Ga., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Solar power company Suniva reports it has been selected to provide high-efficiency crystalline solar cells and modules for a National Guard base in Georgia.

The Atlanta-area company said its Buy America-compliant cells and modules will be located on the Georgia National Guard's Hunter AASF building in Savannah and will produce about 160,000kWh per year.

The equipment is to be installed by Solar Energy USA and is expected to be operational by the end of the first quarter of this year.

"This is one of several high-profile military installations that will benefit from Suniva's high-quality modules," said Matt Card, Suniva's vice president of global sales and marketing of Suniva. "Our Buy American-compliant modules continue to provide the Department of Defense with a reliable, cost-efficient solar energy solution, helping to reach their goal of clean energy while strengthening the nation's energy independence."

The value of the contract and other details were not provided.

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