An Ulvac turnkey a-Si thin film customer, China Solar Power (CSP), will build its third production plant with an investment from the Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP). The 200MW nameplate capacity facility will be the first of its kind in at the Suzhou Industrial Park. SIP was established in the mid-1990s as a joint venture between Suzhou and Singapore. The cost of the new plant was put at US$180 million.
CSP was founded in 2007 by Tano China Capital Management, a subsidiary of Tano Capital. CSP’s first thin-film PV manufacturing plant is located in the city of Yantai, Shandong Province in Northern China.