Marking the second company milestone in a week, LDK Solar’s progress with the construction of its 15,000MT polysilicon plant in Xinyu, China has seen the completion of its first 5,000 metric ton train. Following completion of installation at the company’s Utilities, Infrastructure and Offsite facilities, LDK will begin preparation for initial production of polysilicon in the first 5,000 MT train.
“We are very excited to reach this major milestone in the construction of our 15,000 MT polysilicon facility,” commented Nick Sarno, Senior Vice President of Manufacturing at LDK Solar. “Commissioning of the first train and startup plans in this facility are underway. We remain on target to ramp to full 5,000 MT capacity over the next two quarters.”