Bosch Expanding Solar Production

January 2009
Assembly;Jan2009, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p32
This article reports on a plan by Bosch Group, in cooperation with its recently acquired subsidiary Solar Energy AG, to invest about $740 million to expand its manufacturing capacity for crystalline photovoltaic cells and solar panels, as of January 2009. Siegfried Daism, Bosch deputy board chairman, said the investment underscores their strategic objective of strongly expanding their activities in the area of renewable energies over the next few years. Bosch will build a pair of new crystalline cell and solar module assembly plants in Arnstadt, Germany.


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