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Glaston, Solel open solar reflector facility

Post Time:Nov 12,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:56

Solel Solar Systems announcedthe opening of a $9 million factory in Finland in partnership with Glastonfor the production of parabolic solar reflectors for Solel's solar field projects, according to a Glaston news release. At the core of the facility isequipment conceptualized by Solel, designed and built by Glaston according to Solel's specific technical requirements and know-how. The factory will give Solel better control over capacity, quality and price of its patented solar energy technology. Operations will begin this month.

"Demand for solar energy through concentrating solar power solutions is growing rapidly, giving new opportunities for our technology. Our partnership with Solel is an important step to focus on this market," said Mika Seitovirta, CEO & president of Glaston, a world leader in glass processing technologies. "We have tailored our solutions to meet Solel's technical requirements, and the result is both cost-effective manufacturing and highest-quality reflectors."

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