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November 10th, 2010

SG solar facility celebrates first million rolled

Abstract:
Norwegian international solar company, REC, has officially opened one of the world's largest integrated wafer, cell and module manufacturing facilities in Tuas, Singapore. This is the single largest investment ever made by REC, and one of the biggest clean tech investment ever made in Singapore, amounting to SGD 2.5 billion or $1.94 billion.

Initially, volumes of 740 MW for wafers, 550 MW for cells, and 590 MW for modules were announced. The new capacity target for modules is 800 MW in 2012, signifying an increase of 35 percent compared with the design capacity. The facility currently makes over 190,000 modules per month, with a competitive cell efficiency target of 16.8 percent by 2011, an improvement over earlier production.

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