Seraphim department SEG Solar claims its opening up a 2-GW module factory in Houston
- SEG Solar, the new name for the united state department of Seraphim, revealed its strategies to start a solar module manufacturing plant in Houston, Texas, with an annual production capacity of 2 GW. The manufacturing facility should begin construction at the end of 2022 as well as be fully operational by mid-2023, according to a press release.
The plant will certainly have three production lines efficient in creating TOPCon solar modules with 182-mm (M10) or 210-mm (G12) solar cells. The Chinese department of Seraphim introduced earlier this year it was making panels with the biggest wafer size of 210-mm.
"SEG is very excited to go into the united state production market currently," claimed Jim Wood, CEO of SEG, adding that the establishment of this facility currently makes sense on a number of various levels because of the current motivations for solar production consisted of in the Rising cost of living Reduction Act and also the existing legal climate.
The plant is anticipated to develop as several as 500 new jobs in the neighborhood Houston area.
Seraphim previously had a solar module setting up center in Mississippi, but the plant was shut down in 2018 without much description. Solar Power World later on discovered that there was a licensing concern with utilizing the Seraphim name in the United States, which may have added to why the company has "rebranded" to SEG (which represents Seraphim Energy Group).
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