26 May '15, 7am

BYD announces to build a 400 MW solar PV module factory in Brazil

BYD Company Limited (Shenzhen, China) and APEX-Brasil on May 21st , 2015 jointly announced that BYD is building its second South American manufacturing facility to produce solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. This factory comes to add to BYD’s electric bus manufacturing facility to be opened in July 2015, both in the state of São Paulo. The solar factory will have an annual output capacity of 400 MW and is slated to open in the first half of 2016, creating another 200 job opportunities for Brazilian citizens, as well as representing a great technological advancement for Brazil, by creating a new front for renewable energy production, the partners announced. According to BYD’s Director of Government Relations Adalberto Maluf, this move inaugurates a new stage of sustainable energy for the country: “Our cutting-edge double glass solar panel will bring unparalleled efficiency and ...

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