Spire Corporation has said that it has won a competitive bid to supply turnkey equipment for a combined solar module and solar cell facility from Jiangxi Gemei Sci-Tech LTD, based in Jiangxi, a southern province in China. The contract includes a 25MW multi-crystalline solar cell factory and an adjacent 25MW module facility.
“We are delighted to be selected, after a very competitive bidding process, by Jiangxi Gemei Sci-Tech LTD for this groundbreaking project. Spire’s ability to provide a superior integrated solution in both solar module and solar cell manufacturing gives our customers the benefit of immediate vertical integration with a factory that has been designed from the ground up to be rapidly expandable,” said Roger G. Little, Spire’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Zheng Weixing, Chairman of Jiangxi Gemei Sci-Tech LTD, said, “We recognize the need to enter the rapidly growing solar market in China with a high volume, vertically integrated manufacturing solution. Spire’s leadership position and ability to handle a project of this size sets them apart from competitors. It is critical to enter this dynamic market quickly and effectively. We are extremely pleased to select Spire as our long-term partner.”
Spire said that its turnkey factory is designed to be highly flexible, enabling easier scaling as PV manufacturers need to expand operations.