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Published on November 14th, 2008 | by Amiel Blajchman

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World's Largest Solar Panel Manufacturing Plant to be Built in Dubai

November 14th, 2008 by  


thin film solarAccording to an article in the Khaleej Times, the Middle East’s largest photovoltaic manufacturing plant is going to be built in Dubai’s Technopark.

Construction is to start in November, and is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2010. The roughly 93 000 square meter manufacturing plant, Solar Technologies FZE, will be able to produce solar panels of up to 5.7 square meters.

Dilip Rahulan, Chairman and CEO of Solar Technologies:

The mission of Solar Technologies is to accelerate the adoption of solar photovoltaic by rapidly expanding manufacturing capacity and significantly reducing the cost of solar modules through innovations and manufacturing excellence.

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Amiel is the founder of the Globalis Group, an organization whose motto is "combining action and thought for a sustainable world." His experience includes working with the Canadian government on greenspace projects, sustainable development programs and on policy documents on issues as diverse as climate change, sustainable development, and the environmental and social impacts of transportation. He is listed on the UN’s Greenhouse Gas Inventory’s list of GHG experts, and has sat on the Canadian Environmental Certifications Board’s Greenhouse Gas Verification and Validation Certification committee.



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