Satcon to expand production capacity to 600MW, signs supply chain deal with DB Schenker



Satcon will expand its global photovoltaic inverter and other manufacturing capacity to more than 600MW in 2009 between its production facilities in Burlington, Ontario, and Shenzhen, China, as well as partner with DB Schenker Logistics to provide global logistics and transportation services for Satcon’s global supply chain needs.

Satcon says it will partner with the DB Schenker Solar division to deliver global transportation services for its inverter operations located in Burlington, Shenzhen and Fremont, CA. Satcon will also use DB Schenker in North America, Europe and Asia to provide logistics and distribution services, including final delivery to Satcon’s customers through DB Schenker’s extensive land transport network.

Satcon claims that it maintains standard product lead times of 5-8 weeks across its entire product line and believes that the partnership between Schenker and itself will provide its customers with the highest levels of logistics performance and the industry’s most competitive distribution costs.

“As demand for our industry leading commercial and utility-scale solutions increases worldwide, we must construct an international supply chain capable of delivering the highest levels of service and support for our customers,” said Pete DeGraff, Satcon’s VP of worldwide sales and marketing. “The combination of increasing our international manufacturing capacity and our partnership with Schenker will enable us to continue to deliver the industry’s most competitive product lead times, local spare parts inventories and global logistics capabilities, and ensure the highest service levels for our customers over the entire lifecycle of their solar projects.”

7 December 2022
Intersolar is the world’s leading exhibition & conference series for the solar industry. As part of this event series, Intersolar India in Gujarat is India’s most pioneering exhibition and conference for India’s solar industry. It takes place annually and has a focus on the areas of photovoltaics, PV production and solar thermal technologies. Since 2019, Intersolar India is held under the umbrella of The smarter E India – India’s innovation hub for the new energy world.
24 January 2023
Solar Quality Summit Europe January 24–25, 2023 The Solar Quality Summit Europe in Barcelona will bring together the PV industry to give an overview of market developments and recent technologies, sharing best practices in EPC, O&M, and Asset Management.
1 February 2023
Returning For Its 10th Year | Connecting Project Developers & Capital
Now in it’s 10th year, Solar Finance & Investment Europe is the meeting place for solar developers, asset managers, investors & financiers to learn the latest business models for project finance, re-financing, power purchase agreements as well secondary markets for PV assets. The conference also looks at latest technologies and systems for maximising power output and efficiency, reducing losses and predictive maintenance. The 2023 edition will bring together the largest pool of capital and projects together. Reserve your space now to avoid disappointment.
14 February 2023
Intersolar North America (ISNA) and Energy Storage North America (ESNA) is the premier US-based conference and trade show focused on solar, energy storage, and EV charging infrastructure. Dedicated to accelerating the energy transition, the combined event delivers actionable education, invaluable networking, and an immersive expo hall experience.
22 February 2023
After a record breaking year at the Energy Storage Summit, join us next year at the 8th edition in 2023 where we are expanding in line with the increased opportunity across the renewable sector. As we see this continued growth of the industry through change in government policy, increased capital and a need for grid resilience in geographies with high renewable penetration, can the necessary scale be met across the value chain in order to meet net-zero goals in Europe? We will gather industry leaders across the sector to discuss a range of vital topics including the most lucrative markets for storage and what the best route to market strategy is for your storage asset, changes needed in policy and infrastructure, as well as the effects of the supply crisis, disruptive technologies and much more.
14 March 2023
PV CellTech will be return to Berlin on 14-15 March 2023 and looking at the competing technologies and roadmaps for PV cell mass production during 2024-2026.

Read Next

Subscribe to Newsletter

Most Read

Upcoming Events