EPV Solar, Inc. announced that its 30,000 square foot, 20MW facility is Robbinsville, NJ, US is producing and shipping thin-film amorphous silicon solar modules. The company moved its corporate offices to Robbinsville in the beginning of 2007 and shortly thereafter began renovating the space for the new plant. In June 2008, EPV started equipment installation at the site with all systems being in production by October 2008.
Dr. Robert Bryan, EPV SOLAR’s Chief Operating Officer, stated: “Thin film is the photovoltaic choice of the future, and our growing production capacity is our means of meeting that future and providing a proven renewable energy source to the world. The fact that EPV SOLAR was able to successfully install and ramp up its Robbinsville facility in just over a year demonstrates EPV SOLAR’s technology leadership and commitment to the expanding thin-film photovoltaic marketplace.”
The New Jersey facility is capable of producing 20MW annually, bring EPV’s total production to 55MW, a figure that includes their 30MW plant in Senftenberg, Germany, which is expected to come on-line later this quarter, and its 5MW pilot line in Lawrenceville, NJ.