Meyer Burger Technology Ltd today announced the successful signing of an important contract with an Asian photovoltaic manufacturer for the delivery, installation and commissioning of MAiA 2.1 systems. Meyer Burger will also provide comprehensive customer training and on-site support services as well as spare parts management at the customer’s internationally located manufacturing locations.
The MAiA system and the mass production capability of the MB PERC (Passivated Emitter Rear Cell) technology was selected by the customer to expand its production volume of high quality solar cells and support its increased delivery of solar modules in the PV market. The contract value is over CHF 38 million and the total annual output of the installed equipment will be approximately 2.5GW. Delivery and commissioning of the equipment will start in the third quarter of 2015 and head into early 2016. The customer intends to begin production by the end of 2015 with the first equipment tools delivered.