28 Apr '14, 11am

via @pv_tech REC Solar spending US$70 million on planned 300MW capacity expansion

REC Solar ASA has confirmed plans to expand capacity at its integrated plant in Singapore by 300MW at a cost of around US$70 million. Image: REC Solar. The new lines will also incorporate technology upgrades for higher efficiency cell/modules by reducing efficiency losses on the cell front side and the implementation of rear surface passivation processes. Image: REC Solar. REC Solar continues to run its Singapore facility at full-capacity and reported first quarter 2014 revenue of US$175.4 million, down 3.9% from the previous quarter. Image: REC Solar. PV module manufacturer REC Solar ASA has confirmed plans to expand capacity at its integrated plant in Singapore by 300MW at a cost of around US$70 million. REC Solar has been undertaking debottlenecking activities at the facility to boost cell and module output that has included the purchase of additional equipment that was...

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