GT Solar Bags Powertec Energy Contract

26 April 2011 (Last Updated April 26th, 2011 18:30)

GT Solar has secured a contract worth $93.9m from Taiwan-based Powertec Energy to supply a complete suite of polysilicon production equipment and technology. The order includes SDR 400 reactors, hydrochlorination, filament and product processing equipment, which will be installed in Pow

GT Solar has secured a contract worth $93.9m from Taiwan-based Powertec Energy to supply a complete suite of polysilicon production equipment and technology.

The order includes SDR 400 reactors, hydrochlorination, filament and product processing equipment, which will be installed in Powertec's new polysilicon facility.

Powertec CEO Scott Kou said that to ensure a low-risk and rapid startup of its new production facility, the company wanted proven technology that could deliver high-quality material for the lowest polysilicon production costs.

"GT Solar's polysilicon technology and complete range of engineering services will allow us to quickly ramp our plant to volume production while delivering the highest return on our investment," added Kou.