Emcore Corp. says that its joint venture with San'an Optoelectronics, Suncore Photovoltaics, has completed the first phase of construction and started production of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) modules in its facility in Huainan, China.
Suncore was founded in July 2010, and broke ground to start construction of the current facility in February. The current production facility in Huainan is the first phase of its three-phase construction and business growth plan. Suncore has an annual production capacity of 200 MW of CPV modules using a highly automated production line.
The company has begun production of its 50 MW purchase order for an installation in Golmud, China, Emcore adds.