Talesun Solar and ARTsolar Commissions 325 MW Solar Module Facility in South Africa

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Talesun Solar Co Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of China’s Jiangsu Zhongli Group has announced the commissioning of a solar module production plant in South Africa. The 325 MW solar PV module facility is a joint project of Talesun Solar and the South African solar panel manufacturer ARTsolar.


The solar module manufacturing facility is developed to meet the requirements of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s Risk Mitigation IPP Procurement (RMIPPP). The facility inauguration ceremony was attended by representatives from the local government, developers, industry associations, and banks.

Talesun Solar’s President Dong Shuguang, said the company has been dedicated to customer-centric services, constantly innovating and creating value over the past decade. As a preeminent provider of innovative technology for renewable energy solutions and one of the world’s leading solar module manufacturers, Talesun has an annual capacity of 16 GW of high-efficiency and single-crystal PV cells, along with 20 GW of high-efficiency PV modules. 

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The commissioning of the 325 MW PV module facility in South Africa serves as a catalyst for the development of high-quality solar modules in the local PV industry and also serves as a model for the overall development of the local economy.

As the world drive to reach carbon neutrality, it heralds a great opportunity for the rapid development of the solar photovoltaic industry. Talesun Solar will further cooperate with ARTsolar to deliver top-quality, high-performance PV modules in the South African market as well as expand in the broader US and European markets.

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