Tindo decommissions Australia’s only solar module factory, ahead of expansion
Australia’s only solar panel manufacturer has commenced the decommissioning of its South Australian manufacturing facility, as it makes way for larger, state-of-the-art factory.
The company has invested in a new $11 million assembly plant that will allow the company to significantly increase its output, with a capacity to produce up to 150MW of solar panels each year.
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The original factory at Mawson Lakes in Adelaide’s north has been producing solar panels for the last decade. During that period, hundreds of thousands of panels have been manufactured for Australian and export markets.
The new factory, situated adjacent to the existing facility, will be capable of producing twice the output of the old factory. It is also equipped to make panels utilising M10 wafer (182 mm x 182 mm) based solar cells, which replaces the current G1 format (158.7 mm x 158.7 mm).
Tindo Solar decommissions SA solar panel factory
The factory in Mawson Lakes, Adelaide, has been making solar panels since 2011, during which time Tindo Solar has made in excess of 284,000 solar panels for both the Australian and export markets.
The new $11 million, state-of-the-art factory is capable of producing twice the output of the old facility, and is equipped to make panels with the latest high-efficiency ‘M10’ solar cell which replaces the current ‘G1’ cell.
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