AUO, SunPower invest US$700 mln in Malaysian solar-cell plant

01 June 2010 by

CHINAKNOWLEDGE - Jun. 1, 2010 (China Knowledge) - Taiwan-based AU Optronics Corp, the world's No. 3 liquid crystal display maker by revenue, last week signed a definitive agreement with Silicon Valley-based Sunpower Corp to set up a joint venture to operate and own a solar-cell plant in Malaysia.

The US$700-million JV will produce polysilicon solar cells and capable to produce 1.4 gigawatts of light-energy-conversion solar cells annually.

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