Italian PV panel producer FuturaSun has acquired 24,000 sq. metres of land to construct a manufacturing facility with 2GW manufacturing capability in a yr, relaunching its PV provide chain in Europe.
Situated within the industrial space of Cittadella, the manufacturing facility is a part of FuturaSun’s complete funding of €25 million over the subsequent few years. The manufacturing facility can also be according to the European Fee’s plan of rebuilding the availability chain on the continent.
“With this new industrial hub, we imagine we are able to improve our hometown whereas additionally changing into a reference level within the Horizon Ibc4eu undertaking,” stated Alessandro Barin, CEO of FuturaSun.
In response to European Fee, the Horizon Ibc4eu undertaking develops “cost-effective and sustainable bifacial interdigitated again contact (IBC) photo voltaic cell and module know-how on pilot line stage”.
The manufacturing facility may also embody an R&D centre for utilized scientific analysis, a big check area for product management and enchancment, a PV academy and a coaching centre to recreate the experience of trade professionals.
At the moment, FuturaSun has a manufacturing facility in China with an annual manufacturing capability of 1GW.