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24 “Zhongli Talesun is targeting more solar power plant projects overseas, especially in India, Japan, UK and USA market. We are interested in countries with great incentives, policies and stable political environments. We believe downstream will still be the most profitable part of the industry for a long time” Mr. William Sheng Marketing & Sales VP of Zhongli Talesun Solar Energetica India catches up with Mr. William Sheng, Marketing & Sales VP of Zhongli Talesun Solar to learn about Talesun’s India plans. ENERGETICA INDIA: Please introduce Energetica India readers to Talesun and its achievements WILLIAM SHENG: Zhongli Talesun is a wholly owned subsidiary of Zhongli SCI-Tech which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. With a total investment of 850 million USD, Zhongli Talesun has built the largest state of the art, fully automated production line in the world. Our equipment comes from leading PV equipment manufacturers: Reis and Centrotherm from Germany, NPC from Japan and Baccini from Italy. Zhongli Talesun’s independent manufacturing base of 210,000 m2, 1.8GW cell and 2.8GW module capacity has enabled us to be the world’s leading large-scale scientific & PV manufacturing company, within which 800MW cell and module capacity are made in Thailand. Zhongli Talesun has employed over 200 local and overseas leading talents in the photovoltaic industry, thus formulating a strong and formidable management team of the newly-emerging photovoltaic enterprise. All of Zhongli Talesun’s products have been certified by the TUV in Germany, UL in USA, VDE in Europe, JET in Japan, CSA in North America, CEC in Australia, MCS in UK and CQC & Golden Sun in China. Zhongli Talesun is the first Chinese company, who had received the VDE Qualitytested certificate in May, 2012. As early as 2011, Zhongli Talesun launched production and at the same time started developing solar power plants. Zhongli Talesun has invested and are expected to reached more than 3GW solar power plants by the end of 2015. With a globally-oriented vision, Zhongli Talesun has set up regional headquarters and cooperative agents in Germany, America, and Japan. Guided by the goal ‘For a better world environment & future’ and the ideal of ‘customer-first’. Zhongli Talesun is committed to providing our clients with high-quality and high-efficiency products, services and superior support. ENERGETICA INDIA: Bloomberg has recently included Talesun in its Tier 1 List of Module Manufacturers. What does it mean for Talesun and its clients? WILLIAM SHENG: This recognition from Bloomberg means: • The quality of Talesun modules are recognized by BNEF as the most reliable module supplier in the world. • BNEF developed its tiering system for PV module makers to create a transparent differentiation between the hundreds of manufacturers of solar modules on the market. The classifica- energetica INDIA · SEP | OCT15 INTERVIEW


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