Wafer producer Nexolon, which plans to invest more than US$115 million to become a major US-based PV module manufacturer has selected the n-PASHA Alliance (RENA, ECN and Tempress Systems) to provide its advanced n-type solar cell technology for bi-facial module production.
The n-PASHA Alliance has won a 200MW turnkey equipment and process order, which will be organized in two 100MW phases for Nexolon’s facility in San Antonio, Texas.
Woojeong Lee, President of Nexolon America LLC commented: “Through evaluation of different technologies we chose the n-PASHA technology because it has proven to deliver high levels of solar cell efficiency and importantly, at an attractive cost structure making the n-PASHA technology highly beneficial with regard to the overall cost of energy produced by solar farms.”
Juergen Gutekunst, CEO of RENA GmbH said, “n-PASHA technology is the high efficiency technology with excellent cost-benefit ratio. As one of the leading suppliers for wet etching, cleaning and plating processes we optimized our products for applications in the trend setting n-PASHA sequence.”
Nexolon America plans to generate over 400 jobs at the new manufacturing plant.