09 Oct '15, 8am

Seraphim Solar banking on ‘20-year’ solar boom in US

Seraphim Solar production. The company is opening module production operations in the USA. Image: Seraphim Solar. Seraphim Solar's general manager, Justin Xi believes the US is set for a 20-year boom. The company behind what will be the first module plant operated by a Chinese firm on US soil since the closure of Suntech’s Arizona factory in 2013 has said it is betting on a “20-year boom” in solar in the US. Speaking to PV Tech ahead of the expected completion of its first 150MW of US production capacity later this month, executives from Seraphim Solar said the company had made the move of opening an American module plant based on the long-term potential it saw in the US market. Earlier this year Seraphim Solar revealed plans to open a 300MW module assembly plant in Jackson, Mississippi , with a view to ramping production to 1.1GW within three years . Although the US marke...

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