Kaco opens Texas inverter plant

The US is a key market for Kaco

The US is a key market for Kaco

Kaco New Energy has opened a new factory in the US state of Texas, representing a critically important venture for the German maker of PV inverters as it struggles in the booming Asian markets.

The factory was built as part of a deal that Kaco struck last year with a US subsidiary of Korean polysilicon giant OCI, which is building 400MW of PV capacity for San Antonio’s municipal utility CPS Energy through 2016.

The 40,000 sq ft (3,700 sq m) plant will employ 72 people initially.

Last week the first 41MW project within the scope of that agreement – the Alamo I array – was commissioned by EPC player RES Americas, using Kaco’s XP series of central inverters. 

Nexolon, the Korean PV cell maker, is also Log in to read complete article.

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