Tianwei New Energy signs supply contract; announces factory expansion

In the first year, the Baoding Tianwei Group subsidiary will ship 36.1 MW of modules to Pairan. "The framework agreement with the German company Pairan is the beginning of a long-term cooperation with each other," Tianwei general manager Ma Jianjun said.

The photovoltaic modules will be produced at Tianwei’s 500 MW production plant, which was established last August. The company says that it plans to expand the plant’s annual capacity to 1.5 gigawatts by 2012. This is states, would make it the world’s largest integrated module factory.