Solar Frontier Surpasses 4GW Of CIS Module Shipment
Now reaching approximately 60 countries around the world
Japanese CIS solar firm Solar Frontier has announced that total cumulative shipments of its CIS thin-film solar panels have surpassed 4GW, now reaching approximately 60 countries around the world.
Some of the 11 new countries that have had approximately 1GW of modules shipped over the last year include Norway, Somalia, and Mongolia.
Sustaining this shipping has been Solar Frontier's Kunitomi plant (with a nominal annual production capacity of 900MW) which started commercial production in 2011 and has been fully operational since then.
At the same time, through Solar Frontier's continual efforts to advance the performance of its panels, the Kunitomi Plant this month started manufacturing solar panels with an output of 175W as a main product.
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