Pennsylvania, United States [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Air Products announced it has signed a turnkey gas supply contract to provide liquid bulk and specialty gases, related gas distribution equipment and engineering services to Gadir Solar at its new silicon thin-film photovoltaic (PV) facility in Puerto Real, Cadiz, Spain.The contract includes the long-term supply of nitrogen, hydrogen, argon, oxygen and specialty gases such as silane, nitrogen trifluoride (NF3) and dopant gases. Air Products will also install and operate the complete gas distribution systems from the source containers to the point of use.
“Air Products is very excited to be working with Gadir as their gas supply partner. Gadir is a leader in the Spanish energy market, and we feel our expertise and complete turnkey offerings will enable a fast ramp to meet Gadir’s growth plans,” said Jeff Handelman, Air Products general manager for photovoltaics. “Our cost roadmap and partnership approach ensures our customers will always have a secure and reliable supplier that can grow with them, regardless of geography.”