Europe is one of the hotspots in the development of solar module technology. Solar modules are an important part of sustainable energy generation and therefore the future. Our team has compiled a list of the largest solar module manufacturers around the globe and we picked 3 interesting ones from Europe to present to you.
1) Meyer Burger Technology AG (Thun / Switzerland)
Meyer Burger is a Swiss photovoltaic module manufacture. The company is a pioneer in the photovoltaics industry and many of the modern solar modules are using technology developed by Meyer Burger. The firm produces modules that use innovative HJT, SmartWire, or PERC technologies. Since 2017 Meyer Burger is led by Gunter Erfurt.
2) aleo solar GmbH (Prenzlau / Germany)
Aleo solar is based in Germany and also produces their modules in Germany. The firm is a subsidiary of the SAS Group and was founded in 1981. The company produces monocrystalline solar modules, roof integration solutions, and complementary systems.
3) Photowatt International SAS (Bourgoin-Jallieu / France)
Photowatt is a french solar module manufacturer. The company is a leader in the photovoltaic industry for over 40 years and is a subsidiary of the EDF group. Photowatt has a capacity of 200 MW annually and has over 4 million solar panels manufactured.
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