The expansion comprises Phase 2 of the companys development of its existing one million square foot factory, under which a new 947,225 square foot production facility, reportedly capable of housing two gigawatts (GWs) of module capacity, will be added. Production is expected to begin in the fourth quarter of this year.
After completion of Phase 2, Aide Solar says its existing facility in Xuzhou will be modified to house solar cell production lines only, allowing for future expansion of cell production. Both the existing facility and the newly planned adjacent solar module facility are located on a 600 acre campus owned by Aide Solars parent company, The PANJIT Group.
"We remain dedicated to delivering cost-effective and reliable solar products in a timely manner," said Jason Fang, chairman, Aide Solar. "Having two GWs of solar module capacity consolidated into a single facility on our campus will give Aide Solar a distinct competitive advantage in the area of cost and manufacturing efficiency and customer responsiveness."