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Jul 9, 2024

Canadian Solar's e-STORAGE to Deliver Nova Scotia's First Grid-Scale Battery Energy Storage Facilities

Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced that e-STORAGE, which is part of the Company's majority-owned subsidiary CSI Solar Co., Ltd. ("CSI Solar"), has secured a contract from Nova Scotia Power to develop flagship energy storage projects across three locations in Nova Scotia, Canada: Bridgewater, Waverley, and White Rock.

The projects, totaling 150 MW / 705 MWh DC, will play a crucial role in enhancing grid reliability and stability, supporting the province's transition to cleaner energy. Construction will be completed by the end of 2026, and the first site expected to be operational in 2025. e-STORAGE will provide comprehensive engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services along with long-term service agreements (LTSA).

e-STORAGE's expertise in engineering utility-scale battery energy storage systems ensures the projects meet the highest safety standards and regulatory requirements. With cutting-edge technologies and rigorous safety protocols, e-STORAGE addresses the increasing demand for energy storage solutions while ensuring community safety and grid reliability.

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e-STORAGE has shipped more than 5 GWh of battery energy storage solutions across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific markets. As a Canadian company, Canadian Solar takes pride in leveraging its global expertise and capabilities to empower Canadian businesses in transitioning to a sustainable energy future. As global demand for advanced energy solutions continues to rise, e-STORAGE is scaling up production to meet the evolving needs of clients and partners.

Peter Gregg, President of Nova Scotia Power, commented, "We look forward to collaborating with communities and project partners to ensure these projects provide the most cost-effective value to our customers. These grid-scale battery energy storage projects will help maintain system reliability during Nova Scotia's clean energy transition, delivering safe and clean energy when needed."

Colin Parkin, President of e-STORAGE, added, "We are thrilled to partner with Nova Scotia Power on these innovative energy storage projects, contributing to provincial and federal targets of achieving 80% renewables by 2030. As Canadians, we are committed to making a significant environmental impact at home while empowering our clients to shift electricity generation to long-t

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