Solar One to showcase ‘Made in Bahrain’ PV panels

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Solar One, a specialist in the manufacture of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, will introduce its “Made in Bahrain” products at the Gulf Industry Fair 2017, the Northern Gulf’s leading annual industrial expo to be held next month.

Gulf Industry Fair 2017 is being organised by Bahrain-based Hilal Conferences and Exhibitions (HCE) from February 7 to 9 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Solar One’s manufacturing facility located in Askar area of Bahrain has the capacity to manufacture up to 60,000 panels per year which can generate 15,000 megawatts of power, said a top official.

“Gulf Industry Fair presents industrial capabilities and innovative ‘Made in Bahrain’ products,” remarked Rami Khalifeh, the managing director of Solar One.

“We will be using the showcase of Gulf Industry Fair to highlight Solar One’s capabilities as a leading provider of cost-effective solar  energy solutions,” he stated.

According to him, the Solar One’s panels can be custom built to industry size and specifications and are processed to comply with  international standards.

The panels have been developed to work in extreme weather conditions particularly sandstorms that may prevail in  Middle Eastern and North African countries, stated Khalifeh.

“Our target at Gulf Industry Fair is to connect with prospective distributors, sellers and buyers and establish Bahrain’s capability of producing quality solar solutions,” noted Faisal Khalifeh, the business development manager of Solar One.

Jubran Abdulrahman, the managing director of HCE, said: “Bahrain’s vision is to deliver 10 per cent of our national energy consumption from renewable energies. The energy sector at Gulf Industry Fair, which is supported by the National Oil and Gas Authority, is promoting this vision through practical solutions such as that offered by Solar One.”

“As a Bahraini company we at HCE are particularly proud to have Solar One introduce solar solutions that are exclusively ‘Made in Bahrain’,” stated Abdulrahman.

The Gulf Industry Fair 2017 is being sponsored by the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) in association with Noga.

Majaal and Naffco will be supporting the Industrial Facilities sector and Fire and Safety products sector of the event.

Supporting organisations for GIF 2017 includes AHK Saudi Arabia, India’s PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the German Saudi Arabian Liaison for Economic Affairs, the Saudi British Economic Offset Programme and Bahrain Industrial Association.

TradeArabia News Service