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Germany's Schott opens new U.S. solar facility

Post Time:May 11,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:104

Schott Solar, seeking to capture a big chunk of the U.S. solar market, will unveil a new U.S. facility on Monday that will produce both solar thermal and photovoltaic solar components.

The unit of privately held German glass maker Schott AG said its Albuquerque, N.M., facility employs 300 workers and will be up to 350 staff by the end of the year.

The plant will produce traditional crystalline-silicon photovoltaicmodules, which transform sunlight into electricity, as well as receivers for solar thermal power plants that convert the sun's heat into energy, according to a May 11 Reuters report

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