German AE Solar to open solar panel factory in Turkey in April

Feb 18, 2021 03:35 PM ET
  • In partnership with Energate Corp., AE Solar set up the launch of manufacturing at its manufacturing facility in Kayseri in Turkey for April. The German company means to bring the annual output of solar modules in the center up to 1 GW by the end of the year.

Eighteen years after starting its service, AE Solar revealed it would start to create solar panels in the central part of Turkey. The business based in Königsbrunn, Germany, runs in greater than 90 countries.

The photovoltaic module plant in Kayseri is being developed as a joint venture with Energate Corp. from the USA. The company stated it plans to open it in April and also lift the ability to 1 GW annually by the end of December.

Company's technique is based upon premium items

AE Solar currently has manufacturing facilities in China as well as Georgia. AE stands for alternate power. The German manufacturer leans on premium products and also style for domestic centers and also firms, particularly its ultra-black Eclipse line.

Turkey has procedures in place to limit imports of energy equipment

According to its website, it mounted and also commissioned more than 3,200 solar systems. AE Solar stressed it offered 511 MW in capacity in Vietnam considering that September. Chief Executive Officer Alexander Maier established the business with his siblings.

Future plant makes it possible for worldwide expansion

AE Solar said it would certainly concentrate its development plans on Turkey, the US, Europe, South America, the Middle East and North Africa. The solar cells in Kayseri will certainly be readily available with edge lengths of 166, 182 as well as 210 millimetres and 5 and 12 busbars.

Turkey aims to restrict imports of energy devices and support in your area sourced product or services in the market. Kalyon as well as China's CETC opened a production facility in August for all components for solar energy panels. The manufacturing facility in Ankara was developed to provide the products to the 1 GW photovoltaic project in Karapınar in central Turkey.