About Solar2 and Canadian Solar
Solar2 is a specialist energy developer and was founded in 2019 by Gerry and Paula Jewson, former owners of West Coast Energy (founded in 1996). The founders of Solar2 together with the Solar2 team have a substantial track record in the successful development of renewable projects throughout the UK, being responsible for the delivery of in excess of 1GW of renewable energy. Solar2 has built up a significant development pipeline of Solar projects throughout the UK amounting to c. 1200MW.
For this project, Solar2 will act as the developer whose role it is to provide a project with the necessary planning permissions from the local planning authority. Canadian Solar would build, own, operate and maintain the solar farm. Since 2010, Canadian Solar has developed, built and connected over 6.6 GWp in over 20 countries across the world. Currently, the company has around 800 MWp of solar projects in operation, 5.3 GWp of projects under construction or in backlog (late-stage), and an additional 18.5 GWp of projects in pipeline (mid- to early-stage).