Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn has announced a portfolio of solar projects in China, America, Europe and China.
According to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, Foxconn is to commence constructions a solar R&D centre, five PV component factories and 20 PV power plants in Guangxi Province, in southern China.
Local authorities have not revealed further details about the total investment in the solar facilities or the capacity of the scheduled projects.
The construction start and end dates have not been disclosed either according to the government sources.
Foxconn has been operating a 100MW module production line in Kunshan in China since 2011, which is expected to be expanded shortly.
And the company is also planning to launch a 400MW factory to produce solar energy in Mexico later this year, PHOTON reports. The company has future plans to set up a facility in Europe.
Foxconn said the Chinese solar projects would create jobs in the province. The projects constitute a joint effort between Foxconn and the Guangxi government.
The project will also receive the support of the Guangxi government in matters of planning and providing permission certifications.