Total and its affiliate SunPower , a Silicon Valley-based company of large proficiency photovoltaic cells, residential solar panels and photovoltaic solutions, nowadays introduced the commissioning of the new photovoltaic solar panel producing and assembly plant from the De Vernejoul industrial park in Porcelette, Eastern France.
The 3,300-square-meter plant is provided using a 44 MWp(two) manufacturing line and can roll out roughly 150,000 high performance solar energy panels yearly. At this facility, SunPower’s Maxeon photovoltaic cells, by far the most effective technological innovation currently available, will likely be integrated and assembled into SunPower solar panel systems that can supply a median efficiency of twenty percent. These solar panels will service the European residential and commercial rooftop markets.

The brand new creation facility, SunPower Production De Vernejoul, will hire somewhere around eighty workers, with choice given to area residents.
“We believe that our new De Vernejoul production facility, found on the heart of key European solar markets, makes it possible for us to provide the world’s highest proficiency solar panel systems to our buyers,” claimed Marty Neese, SunPower chief operating officer. “This physical proximity to our French, Italian, German and Belgian clients will enrich our versatility and shorten our delivery direct moments, ramping up our capacity to contend in modern hugely competitive industry.”
“SunPower will be the linchpin of Total’s solar activities. We intend to create around the good quality and performance of its merchandise as well as on its technological innovation to additionally mature photo voltaic vitality,” emphasised Arnaud Chaperon, Vice Chairman, Electricity & New Energies at Whole. “The new solar panel production facility, SunPower’s second in France alongside the facility in Toulouse, is additionally proof of our commitment to pursue growth internationally and in France. The opening of this plant, also demonstrates our dedication to developing jobs in the Lorraine region of Japanese France.”