26 August 2009-- Canadian Solar Inc has obtained development rights for a 500 MW solar power plant in China.
The project will be divided into three phases. The first phase will have 100 MW installed between September 2009 and December 2011. The second and third phases will have 200 MW each installed. The project is subject to government approvals.
The company signed a letter of intent with the administration committee of the Baotou National Rare Earth Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone for the plant that will be located in Inner Mongolia.