Tianwei SolarFilms has said that it has signed supply agreements totalling 70MW for solar projects within Southeast Asia. Tianwei started production of its a-Si:H thin film modules just three weeks ago, according to the company. Tianwei is a customer of Oerlikon Solar and has used Oerlikon’s special high-performance front and back contact technology to boost cell efficiencies.
“We are already seeing significant market opportunities for our cutting-edge solar PV modules,” noted Ma Wenxue, General Manager, Baoding Tianwei SolarFilms.
“We congratulate Tianwei on securing this landmark agreement, which demonstrates both the rapidly-growing market for solar energy in the Asian market and the advantages offered by our own fast-ramp thin film PV production technology,” comments Jeannine Sargent, CEO, Oerlikon Solar.
Tianwei SolarFilms started production on the 18th, August, 2009, having a production capacity target of 8MW this year.