FuturaSun has introduced plans to construct a 2 GW photo voltaic module manufacturing unit in Cittadella, Veneto, Italy. It’s stated to initially make investments €25 million ($26.4 million) within the new manufacturing unit. It has already acquired 24,000 sq. meters of land for the manufacturing unit.
The corporate stated the brand new facility will produce high-efficiency photo voltaic panels, with out offering additional technical particulars. It now produces n-type interdigitated back-contact (IBC) modules, in addition to PERC panels and heterojunction (HJT) merchandise.
“The mission matches the corporate’s industrial strategic plan, and it follows the European mission to rebuild the European provide chain, with FuturaSun taking over the position of one of many important gamers,” stated FuturaSun CEO Alessandro Barin.
The corporate relies in Cittadella, within the province of Padua in Italy, and operates two photo voltaic module factories with a complete of 1 GW in China. Its Italian workers focuses on R&D in areas similar to interdigitated back-contact (IBC) cells, cylindrical ribbons, glass-glass options and modules with impartial sections.
The brand new manufacturing unit, if constructed, would be the second gigawatt-scale PV module manufacturing facility in Italy. A 3 GW facility is at present being constructed by the Italian utility Enel in Sicily, southern Italy. This facility is predicted to start industrial operation this 12 months. The corporate is betting on n-type HTJ cells with an effectivity of 25.5%. It says that it can lead to module efficiencies of over 24%.
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