Now in Melaka, AUO Sunpower. Sunpower Corporation is based on San Jose California and AUO Sunpower in Melaka is its 3rd plant outside U.S. AUO is a Taiwan based entity. The factory here is one of the biggest and greenest in the world. More news on Melaka Hari Ini here.
Official opening of AUO Sunpower Plant was accomplished by Prime Minister of Malaysia Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday 15 Dec 2010. Also Present were Melaka Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam and and former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. The first phase of this factory employ more than 1100 workers. This Melaka plant will fully completed in 2013.
Booming market for solar panel / power are Germany, Italy, France and Czech Republic.
In the future we should easily move to Solar Power as we had the Sun Shining all year round. As technology will be much cheaper year by year. I’d say we all will wait impatiently for this green technology to apply at residential home….