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BayWa r.e. and LONGi Solar Technology sign a first of a kind global framework agreement

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BayWa r.e., a global renewable energy developer, service provider and wholesaler, signed a unique global framework agreement with LONGi for the distribution of PV modules of the world's largest manufacturer of mono silicon PV modules.

The partnership enables BayWa r.e. to expand its product portfolio with all modules from the LONGi product range and to distribute them worldwide.  BayWa r.e. is one of only few distributors to achieve this status as a close partner company of LONGi.

“We are excited to significantly enlarge our quality portfolio by adding the products of LONGi Solar Technology“, comments Frank Jessel, Director of the Business Entity Solar Trade at BayWa r.e. “The partnership is a win-win-situation. On the one hand, we profit from LONGi’s huge experience and reputation in the field of PV technology. On the other, we can provide our know-how and connections to the global market for renewable energy.“

LONGi, headquartered in Xi’an, China, has total assets of more than $5.23 billion (2017) and is the largest supplier of mono-crystalline silicon wafers in the world. The company’s growth rate exceeded 100% in three consecutive years. It has branches in Japan, Europe, North America, India, Malaysia, Australia and Africa. Modules from LONGi are in use in many projects all over the world.

“Thanks to the broad network of BayWa r.e. we will certainly increase our market share in the global PV market and improve our products even further”, adds Gerald Patrick Müller, Vice President Sales Europe at LONGi Solar Technology. “Our reliable modules ensure not only superior quality, but also help to strengthen green energy transitions worldwide. We are looking forward to a mutually beneficial cooperation.“

BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH (BayWa r.e.):
Across solar and wind, at BayWa r.e we r.e. think energy - how it is produced, stored and best used. We are a leading global developer, service supplier, wholesaler and energy solutions provider. We deliver renewable energy solutions worldwide, and have brought 2 GW of energy online, while managing 5 GW of assets. BayWa r.e is a leading supplier to the solar wholesale market. We also have a rapidly growing energy trading business. Part of the €16 billion BayWa Group, every day we are working hard to find new solutions, push technological boundaries and actively shape the future of energy.

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