SES Solar Facility on Schedule

SES Solar Inc. (SESI) has announced that its new manufacturing facility in Geneva, Switzerland is on schedule and should be fully operational in early 2009. Construction on the facility began in July 2007.

The cost of the building is expected to be approximately $10 million and the cost of the machinery necessary for the assembly line is expected to be approximately $3 million. The concrete work at the facility was completed in early November, three weeks ahead of schedule, the installation of the facility’s photovoltaic roof was completed on December 20.

According to SES, the facility’s photovoltaic roof will be the biggest solar powered roof on a private building in Switzerland and will be rated 567 kW for a 550,000 kWh production.
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