Hanergy to Set Up ME’s 1st Thin-Film Solar Park with $1 Bn Investment

As per the deal, the two companies will collaborate to develop renewable energy manufacturing facilities in Saudi Arabia and conjointly seek relevant investment opportunities.

Thin-film solar power solutions giant Hanergy Thin Film Power Group signed an investment cooperation pact with Ajlan & Bros to launch the first solar thin-film industrial park in the Middle East (ME) region.

Hanergy Thin-Film Solar Park

Further, the total investment of the project will be over one billion dollars.

As per the deal, the two companies will collaborate to develop renewable energy manufacturing facilities in Saudi Arabia and conjointly seek relevant investment opportunities.

Commenting on the development, Ajlan & Bros Holding Group Company, Deputy Board Chairman, Mohamed Al Ajlan said, “We are excited to collaborate with Hanergy. Thin-film power is a promising market, especially in Saudi Arabia. The renewable energy facilities are bound to reform the landscape of the country’s energy industry and help us achieve our goals in the 2030 vision.”

With this collaboration, Hanergy marks yet another breakthrough in the Middle East market.

“At Hanergy we’ve accorded priority to Saudi Arabia as one of the key strategic markets for our business globally. We realise the potential of renewable energy in Saudi Arabia and have set out an organized and specific road map to diversify our business in the country while supporting the advancement of renewable energy and fulfil the Kingdom’s commitments to reducing carbon dioxide emissions,” said Wei Qiang, President of Hanergy Saudi Arabia Country Company.

“The collaboration with Ajlan & Bros could be a turning point for both Hanergy and solar industry of Saudi Arabia,” he added.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been endeavoring to reduce its dependence on oil and going through a major transition towards more diversified and sustainable energy resources since the beginning of this decade.

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Manu Tayal

Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.

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