GLS-Si has invested 8 billion yuan ($1.1 billion) in a new cell factory in Wuhu, China. According to it, production will start in August.
“Manufacturing operations at the new factory should start in August,” GCL-Si CEO Thomas Zhang said. pv magazine.
Zhang said the new plant will supply solar cells to the company’s three module plants with a combined capacity of 30 GW by the end of this year. He pointed out that GCL is a comprehensive solar power manufacturer with a complete industrial chain.
“With our Fluidized Bed Reactor (FBR) technology, we have a material cost advantage and also lower carbon footprint manufacturing in all segments of module manufacturing,” said Zhang, noting that GLS-Si has invested 8 billion yuan in a new cell factory in Wuhu.