Thalheim, Germany [RenewableEnergyWorld.com] Solar system integrator Mp-tec GmbH & Co. KG has signed a cooperation contract with Thalheim-based module manufacturer Sovello AG for the purchase of close to 250,000 PV modules. The peak power output of the modules is 49 megawatts (MW).
A proportion of the modules will end up on the roofs of private customers via the Germany-wide net of Mp-tec’s distribution partners. Module deliveries will start this year and be completed during 2011.
Sovello’s highly automated production has been patented by Evergreen Solar and is being used by Sovello under license. The company claims savings of up to 50% in energy and 50% in material in the production of its String Ribbon Wafers.