Hanergy Solar flags new CIGS kit

Hanergy claims several gigawatts of production capacity in China

Hanergy claims several gigawatts of production capacity in China

Hanergy Solar claims it will launch a new generation of thin-film PV production equipment based on Solibro’s technology by the end of 2013, in a move that could boost the profile of copper, indium, selenide, gallium (CIGS) technology within the PV sector.

“We expect to see a breakthrough by year end,” chief executive Frank Dai Mingfang tells the South China Morning Post.

Listed in Hong Kong, Hanergy Solar – formerly known as Apollo Solar – is majority owned by the Beijing-based Hanergy Group, which itself owns 6GW of hydropower capacity in China. 

Over the past two years the Hanergy Group has acquired three leading – if financially troubled – players in the CIGS space: Q Cells’ subsidiary Solibro, MiaSolé and, most recently, Global Solar Energy. 

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