ChinaSolar Power (CSP), a manufacturer of thin-film amorphous siliconphotovoltaic solar modules, has signed an investment agreement with Suzhou Industrial Park for its third solar manufacturing facility in China.
CSPplans to invest up to $180 million to build an a-Si photovoltaic solarmodule facility and several advanced technology centers. CSP’s CEO,Frank Liu, expects the production base to realize a capacity of 200 MW.
CSP’sfirst thin-film PV manufacturing plant, located in the city of Yantai,Shandong province in northern China, commenced commercial operations inOctober 2009. CSP says it will became the first thin-film solar companyat Suzhou Industrial Park.