LDK Solar has reached a new milestone in its polysilicon production ramp, having reached the designed capacity of its second 5,000 MT polysilicon train in its Mahong polysilicon plant. Total annual production has reached a potential 10,000MT. LDK has a third 5,000MT train to ramp.
Recently, in discussing thrid quarter financial results, Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of LDK Solar said, “During the third quarter, our expansion plans remained on track as we reached manufacturing capacity of 11,000MT in polysilicon, 2.6GW in wafers, 760MW in modules and 120MW in cells.
The increased polysilicon capacity is expected to help reduce cost accross its integrated manufacturing operations.