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LDK Plans to Triple Polysilicon by 2013

2:54 PM MDT | November 1, 2011 | Rebecca Coons

LDK Solar (Xinyu, China) says it has broken ground on a 30,000-m.t./year polycrystalline silicon manufacturing plant at Hohhot, China, and together with other growth initiatives will increase its polysilicon production capacity more than three-fold by 2013. LDK's LDK Silicon & Chemical Technology subsidiary currently has the capacity to produce 17,000 m.t. annually. Together with ongoing debottlenecking and hydrochlorination projects at the company’s existing Mahong and Xiacun plants, and an additional line at Xiacun, LDK expects to have the...

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