Germany’s former solar power champion SolarWorld ceases production
The last factory of Germany’s former solar power champion SolarWorld in the eastern German state of Saxony has ceased production, Frank Hommel writes in the newspaper Freie Presse. “The last remaining materials have been used up, the last solar panel has been produced,” he says. Andre Dobiey, the insolvency administrator of the company that declared bankruptcy in March, says production at the Saxony plant “has been put on hold,” adding that panel production could be resumed once a new investor has been found.
Read the article in German here.
For background, read the CLEW article Last major German solar cell maker surrenders to Chinese competition.