Soltech group signs order in China that generates approx SEK 18.64 million during the contract period.
Advanced Soltech’s subsidiary in China, ASRE, has signed an order with WuHu East FeiYang Logistics Park Co. Ltd. The order concerns the installation of a solar energy plant of 1.2 megawatts (MW) and is estimated to generate annual revenues of approximately SEK 0.932 million, or approximately SEK 18.64 million during the agreement’s 20-year term. The investment in the facility, which will be owned by ASRE, amounts to approximately SEK 6.76 million and construction is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Advanced Soltech´s CEO Max Metelius comments:
– Our team in China is currently working very successfully with our offering in Anhui Province which is located west of our headquarters in Hangzhou.
About the China venture
in China ASAB operates through, its wholly owned local subsidiaries Advanced Soltech Renewable Energy (Hangzhou) Co. Ltd, ASRE and Longrui Solar Energy (Suqian) Co. Ltd. The business model consists of financing, installing, owning, and managing solar energy installations on customers’ roofs in China. The customer does not pay for the plant, but instead undertakes to buy the electricity that the plant produces under a 20-year agreement. Current income comes from the sale of electricity to customers and from subsidies. The goal is to have an installed capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW) by 2023, which is fully connected to the electricity grid by 2024.
ASAB is 50.82 % owned by Soltech Energy Sweden AB (publ), 48.82% by Soltech’s Chinese partner, Advanced Solar Power Hangzhou Inc and 0.36% by several holders of preference shares.