Desert Technologies Factory inks pact to export solar panels to German market

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Desert Technologies Factory, the first Saudi manufacturer and exporter of solar panels and a global leader in the field of renewable energy solutions, has signed an agreement with the Switzerland-based meeco to export its solar panels to Germany.

A statement issued by the Desert Technologies Group stated that, “The agreement signed in the German city of Lambsheim places the Desert Technologies Factory in a leading position in the German and European market, and enhances its position in the production and export of Saudi solar panels at the local, regional and international levels.”

The company noted that this agreement comes after the success of the factory located in the industrial zone in Jeddah in exporting its products to Egypt, Jordan, North African countries, Greece, and the United States of America.

Majed Al Refaie
Eng. Majed Al Refaie
Group CCO
Desert Technologies Factory

“The signing of this agreement comes as part of the factory’s geographical expansion in the field of export. This partnership allows us to strongly enter the German markets which is an active market in the field of solar and renewable energy. the Desert Technologies Factory is the most advanced in manufacturer of photovoltaic units in the Kingdom and the Middle East, and the high quality and performance manufactured units monitored 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.”

Eng. Al-Refai stressed that “the strategy of the Desert Technologies 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” program emanating from the National Industrial Development and Logistics Program (NIDLP).”

Desert Technologies Factory, which began production in 2011, is the first and largest factory in the production and export of solar panels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.

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