Beijing, China [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Oerlikon Solar and Baoding Tianwei announced they have signed a contract for a turnkey thin-film solar module production line. The initial production capacity will be 46.5 megawatts (MW) per year.
The deal includes all major thin-film solar module production equipment including metrology and testing facilities. In the coming months the machinery will be shipped, installed and commissioned by a team of Oerlikon Solar experts. The project site is located in Bao Ding.
“Our capabilities to enhance the efficiency of proven thin-film silicon solar modules result in a direct reduction of cost of ownership. This is a major advantage for our customers in gaining market share,” said Jeannine Sargent, CEO of Oerlikon Solar.