An additional solar module manufacturing facility in Algeria

Mar 11, 2020 11:50 AM ET
  • Algerian telecommunications as well as renewable resource firm Milltech is intending to start generating panels at a brand-new manufacturing facility following month. The components made there will primarily be dispersed in Algeria yet the firm additionally intends to export.
An additional solar module manufacturing facility in Algeria
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Algerian renewables and also telecommunications firm Milltech is constructing a 100 MW yearly capability solar module manufacturing facility in the industrial zone of Boukerana in Chelghoum El Aid, in the Mila district in the north eastern of the nation.

The firm is spending about EUR6 million in the center and also claims it might increase outcome ability within a year. "Manufacturing tasks at the manufacturing facility ought to begin in April," principal running police officer Mohamed Hamoud informed pv magazine. "Milltech will certainly generate PV panels with 60 and also 72 cells, covering all feasible modern technologies existing out there."

Result is prepared to consist of glass, double-glass and also backsheet as well as mono as well as polycrystalline PERC items, defined Hamoud, that claimed the firm's innovation as well as tools will certainly be "100% European".


The panels generated at the center will certainly fulfill IEC 61215 and also IEC 61730 criteria as well as be generated on tools which fulfills the module accreditation requirements of German evaluation firm TÜV Rheinland, according to the principal running police officer, that stated the assembly line provided by Spanish business Mondragon goes to the launch stage.

Manufacturing facility outcome will certainly be planned mainly for the residential market however Milltech did not eliminate exports.

" We are additionally dealing with an arrangement with [the] CDER, [an Algerian] proving ground committed to [the] advancement of renewable resources," claimed Hamoud. "The facility has the ability to execute 12 various examinations on the components to enable them to be marketed in the Algerian market."

The brand-new fab will certainly be the nation's 3rd solar panel production center. Condor runs a 130 MW manufacturing facility in Bordj Bou Arreridj as well as Aurés Solaire runs a 30 MW center in the Ain Yagout industrial park near Batna, eastern Algeria.

The growth of a solar module production market is being sustained by the Algerian federal government via residential web content needs in tenders for big range PV projects.

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