Air Liquide signs 13 more PV contracts


Air Liquide has confirmed its leading position in the PV market with the recent signature of thirteen new contracts with crystalline-Silicon (c-Si) solar cell manufacturers in China.

The group expands its supply to Chinese market leaders JA Solar and Yingli Green energy; Air Liquide will invest over €10m to meet the needs of these customers.

China is already the world’s leading manufacturer of solar cells, hosting around 35% of total world capacity. Recently, the Chinese government announced a target of 20 GWp power installed by 2020.

Air Liquide is now the carrier gases and specialty gases supplier of JA Solar and Yingli, respectively China’s number two and number three manufacturer, with a combined capacity of 1,400 MWp.

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