Meyer Burger Awarded New UK Solar Manufacturing Plant Contract

Meyer Burger has successfully concluded an important contract (£3.6 m) for a fully integrated, automated solar module manufacturing line with a new customer in the United Kingdom.

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd announced the successful signing of an important new contract as preferred supplier with Sunsolar Energy Ltd, the first UK domestic module manufacturer, to deliver the very first automated, integrated module line in the United Kingdom for the production of high quality, innovative solar modules for the UK market.

The state-of-the-art module line includes lamination, cell connection, handling, performance testing and fast-track certification technologies as well as comprehensive customer training and support services. With a start-up annual production capacity of 35 MW, the module line can be quickly expanded up to a production capacity of 75 MW with plans by the customer for further expansion in the coming years. The manufacturing equipment is scheduled to be delivered by the end of September 2013 and the customer plans to begin production in November 2013.

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