GT Solar Incorporated, a key global provider of a comprehensive range of equipment, services and technology solutions to the solar power industry, announced on April 4 that it has entered into a contract to supply The Silicon Mine B.V. (TSM), of the
The contract is for GT Solar’s advanced technology, 48 rod, chemical vapor deposition (CVD) reactors and silicon tetrachloride (STC) hydrogenation conversion units used to manufacture polysilicon. Polysilicon is the primary raw material used in the production of solar panels worldwide.
GT Solar CEO, Thomas Zarrella, said, “We are pleased to announce this latest contract with TSM. This contract represents the first installation of GT Solar’s polysilicon reactors in
TSM president Gosse Boxhoorn noted, “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with GT Solar as we start to build our business as a key provider in the photovoltaic supply chain. GT Solar has the proven resources and know-how we need to achieve our goals.”
TSM plans to open the first solar grade silicon plant in the
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