The US group Nano PV Global has announced the upcoming launch of the construction of a new factory of solar panels in the industrial zone of Tangier. It is an investment of 2 billion dirhams (182 million euro), which will foster the creation of well 660 new jobs. Nano PV Global, which headquarters is located in New Jersey, was created in 2005 and specializes in the production of photovoltaic cells and panels of new generation (thin layer), in addition to the creation of own solar power plants true. Recently, in the Indian city of Chennai, Nano PV Global has built, in partnership with a local company, a factory panels and a solar power plant, with an output of 100 megawatts. The new factory in Morocco should allow the American company to seize the growing opportunities in the photovoltaic Moroccan market, as well as benefit from the logistical advantages of the port of Tangier, is heavily export oriented towards Europe. To underline that this new investment enhances Tangier industrial vocation in the fields of renewable energies, in consideration of the project of the German Siemens, who is installing a plant worth 100 million euro that will produce 650 wind towers per year.


Source: medNews