(January 5, 2010 - Asia Pulse) -- China's three largest PV products manufacturers have planned to pump more than 30 billion yuan (US$4.54 billion) investment in total in Haikou, capital of China's southernmost Hainan province in the coming five years.
AVIC Sanxin Co., Ltd (SSZ:002163) is going to invest 3 billion yuan to build the largest high-end specialty glass production base in Haikou, which would provide raw material for the PV industry in Haikou.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd has planned an 11 billion yuan investment package in 2010-2013. The first phase of Yingli's production base in Haikou involved an investment of 767 million yuan, and its 100MW polycrystalline silicon solar cell project has entered operation sine October of 2010.
Hanneng Holding Group is planning to invest 17.5 billion yuan in the following five years to construct 1000MW thin film solar cells, a 100MW demonstration PV power generation station, a clean energy research and development center and a technology training center.
The three firms' investments will make Haikou the largest PV manufacturing base in the world, according to the province's department in charge of science, technology and industry.
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