When completed, the facility will be
Polysilicon is used in the production of monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar wafers, the principal raw material used to produce solar cells.
As the main electrical contractor for the project, ABB will provide equipment and services for the electrification of the plant. The scope of supply includes low and medium voltage switchgear, distribution transformers and fully insulated tubular busbars, plus project design, engineering and other services.
The first production line of the new plant is scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2008, and up to 7,000 metric tons of polysilicon is expected to be produced by 2009.