Canadian Solar Launches 5-GW Module Assembly Plant in Texas

Jun 13, 2024 01:43 PM ET
  • Canadian Solar's new 5-GW factory in Texas is a game-changer, with plans for expansion and a strong start with major clients already on board.

Canadian Solar has opened a 5-GW factory for assembling TOPCon PV modules in Texas, with the capacity to produce 20,000 modules per day and a 1,500-strong workforce. The USD 250 million investment was announced at a ceremony attended by local representatives, clients, and partners.

The PV manufacturer has plans for a 5-GW solar cell production base in Indiana and has already started receiving orders for the Texas plant's output. In March, Canadian Solar signed an agreement to supply modules to Sol Systems in 2024-2025, indicating a strong start for the new facility in Mesquite.

What are the details of Canadian Solar's new 5-GW factory in Texas?

  • The new 5-GW factory in Texas is focused on assembling TOPCon PV modules.
  • The factory has the capacity to produce 20,000 modules per day.
  • The facility employs a workforce of 1,500 people.
  • Canadian Solar has invested USD 250 million in the Texas factory.
  • The company also has plans for a 5-GW solar cell production base in Indiana.
  • Orders for the Texas plant's output have already started coming in, with Canadian Solar signing an agreement to supply modules to Sol Systems in 2024-2025.
  • The announcement of the new factory was made at a ceremony attended by local representatives, clients, and partners in Mesquite, Texas.

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