16 May '11, 11pm

KACO new energy opens first North American manufacturing facility in London, Ontario

The new KACO factory has over 30,000 sq ft of manufacturing and warehouse space. Plans are currently to ensure 2GW of production capacity. The company plans to produce around 1GW of PV inverters for Canada in 2011. The staff has grown to almost 20 full time employees and plans now are to employ over 100 full time employees. The rapidly growing market in Ontario is the impetus that has sparked the drive at KACO to build an environmentally friendly facility that can provide top quality blueplanet brand inverters to the distributors, project developers, installers and end users of photovoltaics in Canada. KACO new energy GmbH President Ralf Hofmann says “We at KACO are excited to be a part of the London community and to contribute to the growing Solar Market in Canada. We are looking forward to providing our top quality reliable blueplanet inverters to the market for years to...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/partner/kaco_new_...

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