- Meyer Burger has announced it will officially reveal its made in Germany solar modules on April 27, 2021
- It has appointed BayWa subsidiary Solarmarkt as the company’s 1st official distribution partner for Switzerland market
- Distribution partners for its products for the European target markets and the US will be announced on April 27, 2021
Meyer Burger will officially unveil its high performance Switzerland designed and Germany manufactured HJT solar modules on April 27, 2021. First significant volumes are planned to be shipped starting from July 2021, the company announced.
It has also contracted Switzerland based wholesale supplier of photovoltaic components, Solarmarkt GmbH as the company’s 1st official distribution partner to supply its products for the Swiss market. Calling it the largest Swiss distributor of solar products, Meyer Burger identified Solarmarkt as a subsidiary of German renewable energy company BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH, which also operates a wholesale business in Germany.
Calling Switzerland strategically important for its business, Managing Director of Meyer Burger (Industries) GmbH, Moritz Borgmann said his company sees a very positive market development in the country and is confident of gaining significant market shares.
More distribution partners for the company’s products from its new factory in Freiberg in Eastern Germany will be announced for the European target markets and the US at the market launch on April 27, 2021. Initially it had planned to concentrate on residential and small commercial rooftop solar markets of Europe, later expanding to large scale segment, but then included US/Americas market in the strategy viewing it as a favorable market under Biden administration.
In March 2021, Meyer Burger said the company plans to expand its annual production in the next phase, by 2022, for its heterojunction (HJT) solar cells to increase to 1.4 GW from 400 MW at the start, and 800 MW for SmartWire solar modules from 400 MW (see Transformation Process Hits Meyer Burger Net Sales In 2020).