Swiss firm Meyer Burger receives solar equipment order from Russia’s Hevel

7 June 2016 (Last Updated June 7th, 2016 18:30)

Global technology company Meyer Burger has received an order from Moscow-based solar company Hevel for its high-end equipment, with an estimated total planned production capacity of nearly 160MW.

Global technology company Meyer Burger has received an order from Moscow-based solar company Hevel for its high-end equipment, with an estimated total planned production capacity of nearly 160MW.

The $22.7m order from Hevel wil see the installation of Meyer Burger equipment and technologies for its entire photovoltaic (PV) value chain. Meyer Burger will deliver high-end systems for the qualification of crystalline solar wafers, coating and performance measurement of Heterojunction cells, and SmartWire Connection Technology (SWCT) for connecting cells.

These systems will help develop the existing technology of Hevel into an integrated cell and module line used for manufacturing the high-efficient Heterojunction cells and SWCT solar modules.

"Meyer Burger will commence the supply and commissioning of the systems in the first half of next year."

Meyer Burger will commence the supply and commissioning of the systems in the first half of next year. Its professional and solution-oriented workforce, as well as its long-term and significant expertise in highly efficient solar technologies has helped the company win the order, surpassing other international competitors.

Hevel will later deliver its bifacial high-performance modules in the domestic market of Russia, as well as Middle Eastern and Indian markets.

Meyer Burger Technology specialises in developing latest and upgraded systems and processes based on semiconductor technologies, with its primary on PV solar industry.