SunPower in 900MW ingot and wafer deal with Jiawei SolarChina


SunPower Corporation has signed a five-year agreement with Jiawei SolarChina Co., Ltd. (Jiawei) to secure a supply of monocrystalline silicon ingots and silicon wafers, beginning in 2008. The deal is expected to enable SunPower to produce the equivalent of 900MW during the agreement period.


“Our partnership with Jiawei will diversify our upstream supply chain,” said PM Pai, Chief Operating Officer at SunPower Corp. “As we scale and expand our silicon supply base into China, we are pleased to extend our relationship with our partner, Jiawei.”

Jiawei is affiliated with SunEnergy, SunPower’s solar panel assembly partner, and plans to scale its operations to 200 ingot pullers in Beijing, China.

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