Expanded production capacity of photovoltaic module to 220 MW in Europe

The photovoltaic module production capacity at Sharp Manufacturing Company of UK (SUKM, Sharp’s manufacturing base in Wrexham, Wales, UK), was doubled in February 2007 from 110 MW to 220 MW per year. In spring 2004, annual production capacity was started at 20 MW, in May 2005 was increased to 50 MW, and in February 2006 to 110 MW, in response to rapidly increasing demand for solar cells in Europe.