Sunnyvale, California-based LDK Solar Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers with operations in China, has entered into an agreement with ESPE Srl, a leading system PV integrator, to develop plants in the Apulia region of Italy. Construction has commenced on the first of five plants totaling 5 MW. LDK Solar will supply wafers for the PV project and ESPE will provide engineering, procurement, construction services and system integration. (Source: PR Newswire, May 26, 2009)

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