Masdar Breaks Ground On German Thin-Film Solar Facility

Masdar, an Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company, has broken ground on its first thin-film photovoltaic production plant in Ichtershausen, Germany.

The German plant marks the first phase of Masdar's $2 billion investment in thin-film PV manufacturing. Scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2009, the plant has a targeted annual production capacity of 70 MW. It will produce PV modules on equipment from supplier Applied Materials.

SOURCE: Masdar

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