STRATEGIC DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN SAI GON VRG & FIRST SOLAR
Sai Gon VRG Investment Corporation and First Solar have recently signed the Strategic Distribution Partnership agreement.
(From left) Mr. Tran Manh Hung - Chairman of Sai Gon VRG and Mr. Kheng Joo Ung - General Director of First Solar Vietnam Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
On December 8, 2020, after the signing of the Strategic Distribution Partnership, Sai Gon VRG Investment Corporation (Sai Gon VRG) officially became the first Strategic Distribution Partner of First Solar in Asia - a leading provider of solar energy. Accordingly, Sai Gon VRG shall be a Strategic Distributor of First Solar's solar PV technology in the Vietnamese market.
The signing ceremony
After more than 6 months of distributing, installing and operating rooftop-mounted solar power system projects using First Solar photovoltaic panels, Sai Gon VRG is acknowledged by First Solar for its professionalism and speedy service as well as its extensive expertise in the installation and operation of First Solar photovoltaic panels. In addition, Sai Gon VRG is known to be the investor and manager of many industrial parks with thousands of hectares of factory roofs ready to install photovoltaic panels, which shows that Sai Gon VRG shares suitable development strategies with First Solar to become their strategic distribution partner in Vietnam. Therefore, this Partnership shall allow Sai Gon VRG to provide authorized First Solar products on a larger scale with a more competitive price, and at the same time, enhancing our solar PV project installation and operation capacity as well as enabling genuine warranty and recycling policies of PV Panels from First Solar, to maximize our customers’ profits.
Information about First Solar
Headquartered in the United States, First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar solutions, which use its advanced module and system technology. The company’s integrated power plant solutions deliver an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel electricity generation today. From raw material sourcing through end-of-life module recycling, First Solar’s renewable energy solutions protect and enhance the environment.
Up to now, First Solar has supplied to the market a number of photovoltaic panels with a total global capacity of more than 25GW. In addition to factories in the United States and Malaysia, First Solar owns a factory in Vietnam with an investment of more than $1 billion, located in Dong Nam Industrial Park, Ho Chi Minh city under the management of Sai Gon VRG.
Currently, First Solar flagship product in Vietnam is their Series 6 photovoltaic modules. First Solar's products use thin-film technology, providing certain advantages compared to most products on the market today using crystalline silicon (c-Si) semiconductor technology. Specifically: superior temperature coefficient & better spectral response: First Solar modules’ power output are up to 8-10% more than c-Si in humid conditions and hot weather such as of Vietnam (actual experimental results at Sai Gon VRG).
The biggest difference of First Solar is their product quality and commitment to the environment. With a carbon footprint that is up to six times lower and a water footprint that is up to 24 times lower than crystalline silicon PV panels manufactured using conventional, energy-intensive production methods, First Solar’s PV modules deliver a superior environmental profile and lowest carbon solar available today.
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