BSI To Supply Solar-Grade Silicon To CaliSolar


Becancour Silicon Inc. (BSI), a subsidiary of Timminco Ltd., has signed an agreement to supply solar-grade silicon, or upgraded metallurgical silicon (UMG Si), to CaliSolar Inc. The agreement provides for shipments of approximately 1,700 metric tons through December 2012. Initial shipments will begin in the third quarter of 2008.

‘This agreement to supply CaliSolar is consistent with our strategy of supplying solar-grade silicon to companies with the capability to produce solar cells with our material with efficiencies similar to cells produced with polysilicon,’ says Rene Boisvert, president and CEO of BSI.

SOURCE: Timminco

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