'Early interest' in Bosch solar arm

Several potential buyers have signalled their interest in the solar operations of German engineering giant Bosch, a company official confirmed.

Bosch spokesman Christian Hoenicke told Recharge it was not immediately clear whether the possible buyers are interested in all of the company’s solar activities or only elements of it, such as its main production plant in Arnstadt or the Bosch-owned PV manufacturer Aleo.

He claimed the company will do what is best for the employees in the solar businesses following its decision to exit the PV arena.

The government of the German state of Thuringia, home to the Arnstadt factory, together with the IG Metall metal-workers' union has proposed a “solar summit” with Germany’s federal government to discuss Log in to read complete article.

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