SEG Solar Inc. (SEG), a leading photovoltaic module manufacturer in the United States, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Jiangsu Meike Solar Technology INC (Meike Solar), a globally leading silicon wafer manufacturer. The MOU intends to establish a comprehensive business partnership between the two companies, focusing on the supply of high-quality silicon ingots and wafers from Meike Solar to SEG’s photovoltaic cell manufacturing base in Southeast Asia.
Jun Zhuge, Founder of SEG, said, “We are thrilled to sign this MOU with Meike Solar. As a US-owned company, SEG is committed to providing high-performance, high-quality solar products to customers nationwide. To better serve our customers, we’ve invested in a 2 GW solar module manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas at the beginning of 2023, which represents a strategic step in our efforts to localize US manufacturing. This partnership with Meike Solar will provide strong support for SEG’s future deployment in the solar industry chain in Southeast Asia while ensuring top-quality products from our US-based module factory.”
“SEG, being a leading player in the US photovoltaic module industry, boasts advanced process technology and extensive industry experience. The partnership between SEG and Meike Solar is expected to contribute to providing more cost-effective and competitive products and services to customers through the research and development and technical expertise of both parties. This is truly a win-win collaboration,” commented Wang Yicheng, CEO of Meike Solar.
Jun Zhuge, Founder of SEG, Anthony Sun, CEO of SEG (China), Wang Yicheng, CEO of Meike Solar, and Feng Yan, General Manager of Meike Solar’s Silicon Wafer Division, attended the signing ceremony together.
SEG, established in 2016 and headquartered in Texas, has become a leading PV module brand in the United States, having supplied modules for over 2 GW of PV projects in the US market, including utility, commercial, and residential projects.
Meike Solar is a high-tech enterprise specializing in the R&D and production of solar-grade mono wafers. Based on the mono-pulling process in Baotou Meike in Inner Mongolia, the company has established leading-edge and intelligent diamond wire wafer slicing lines with an annual capacity of 15GW.