Shanghai, China, Jan. 5, 2017 -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola") (www.renesola.com) (NYSE :SOL ), a leading fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, today announced that it sold its two solar projects in Holyoke, Massachusetts (the "Projects") to New York-based C2 Special Situations Group, LLC, ("C2"), a private investment firm focused on investments in the distributed generation sector. The Projects have a combined capacity of approximately 1.3 MWDC and will sell the power generated to the local utility under a 20-year purchase agreement. The Projects were completed in Q4 2016 and qualified for the Massachusetts RPS Solar Carve-Out II Program.
Xianshou Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ReneSola, commented: "This agreement extends our track record of developing and monetizing projects in more attractive developed markets. We believe the U.S. remains an important market for us due to attractive project economics, coupled with streamlined infrastructure for project development. Our project pipeline in the U.S. is over 100 MW, and we expect the region to be a major source of revenue growth in the years ahead."
Richard Dovere, Managing Partner of C2 added: "These systems represent another quality addition to our firm's growing portfolio of distributed generation assets throughout the United States. We enjoyed working with ReneSola on these projects and look forward to expanding our relationship with their top-tier development team."
C2 was advised by A. Mark Getachew of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, with local counsel support from Pierce Atwood.
Founded in 2005, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2008, ReneSola (NYSE :SOL ) is an international leading brand and technology provider of energy efficient products. Leveraging its global presence and expansive distribution and sales network, ReneSola is well positioned to provide its highest quality green energy products and on-time services for EPC, installers, and green energy projects around the world. For more information, please visit www.renesola.com.
About C2 Energy Capital
C2 Special Situations Group, LLC is a private investment firm based in New York that specializes in power generation investment opportunities. The C2 team brings extensive development, construction, operations, acquisition and financing expertise to its portfolio, with a focus on distributed generation. Additional information about C2 can be found at www.c2ssg.com.
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