Tianwei SolarFilms ramps production as 70MW supply deal signed

Tianwei SolarFilms has said that it has signed supply agreements totalling 70MW for solar projects within Southeast Asia. Tianwei started production of its a-Si:H thin film modules just three weeks ago, according to the company. Tianwei is a customer of Oerlikon Solar and has used Oerlikon’s special high-performance front and back contact technology to boost cell efficiencies.

"We are already seeing significant market opportunities for our cutting-edge solar PV modules," noted Ma Wenxue, General Manager, Baoding Tianwei SolarFilms.

"We congratulate Tianwei on securing this landmark agreement, which demonstrates both the rapidly-growing market for solar energy in the Asian market and the advantages offered by our own fast-ramp thin film PV production technology," comments Jeannine Sargent, CEO, Oerlikon Solar

Tianwei SolarFilms started production on the 18th, August, 2009, having a production capacity target of 8MW this year.

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