Lambsheim, Germany: Desert Technologies Factory, the first Saudi factory to manufacture and export solar panels in the Kingdom and affiliated to the leading group of renewable energy solutions “Desert Technologies”, has signed an agreement with the Swiss-German group meeco for export its solar panels to Germany to implement several projects in the city of Lambsheim. This agreement comes after the success of the factory located in the industrial area of Jeddah in exporting its products to Egypt, Jordan, North African countries, Greece and the United States of America. As well as supplying many local projects with solar panels, as part of the factory’s strategy to expand into new markets on the European continent in the next phase. The factory, which began production in 2011, is the first and largest solar panel production and export factory in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
A statement released by the Desert Technologies Group said: “The agreement signed in the German city of Lambsheim places the Desert Technologies plant in a leading position in the German and European market and strengthens its position in production and export. of Saudi solar panels at the local, regional and international levels.
Eng. Majed Al-Refaie, Group Commercial Director at Desert Technologies Factory, said that the signing of this agreement is part of the factory’s geographical expansion in the field of export, adding that this partnership allows them to strongly enter the German markets which is an active market in the field of solar and renewable energies. He also explained his company’s efforts to achieve tangible development in the Saudi export sector, targeting new markets and increasing the Kingdom’s solar panel exports to many Arab, African and European markets, noting that there are great opportunities to increase Saudi exports of products dedicated to the production of solar energy in European markets. He continued that the Desert Technologies factory is the most advanced in the manufacture of photovoltaic units in the Kingdom and the Middle East, and that the high quality and efficient manufactured units controlled by Gulf Laboratory for Renewable Energy Company are suitable for all investment, commercial and residential. projects. The Desert Technologies model is industrially based on crystalline silicon and the production lines use a fully automated manufacturing process supported by With, the latest technological equipment from Germany, Switzerland and Finland to maximize productivity and ensure a high quality product. quality.
At the end of his statement, Eng. Al-Refai pointed out that the strategy of the desert technology factory aims to be in line with the capabilities and objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and the Made in Saudi program, as the factory is one of the first Saudi factories. to join the “Made in Saudi” resulting from the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP), which aims to stimulate national industries, encourage consumers to buy local products, develop and strengthen the Kingdom’s non-oil exports to the global markets, advancing national product, supporting supply chains and locating key components in the field of renewable energy.Concluding his statement with: “We are proud that our plant is part of the national energy program and initiative , where our solar panels exported to many Arab, African and European markets, and many strategic projects in the Kingdom represent the f pride of Saudi industry. .”