Today, Michael Kretschmer, Prime Minister of Germany’s Free State Saxony, Dirk Hilbert, Mayor of Dresden officially inaugurated Heliatek’s state-of-the-art mass-production facility for its revolutionary organic solar films, in the presence of representatives from Heliatek’s shareholders, supplier-partners, economy and the press corps.
The guests were given a comprehensive tour through the new production line, which ended with a symbolic commissioning of the plant that is now starting its ramp-up procedures.
With the new production line, Heliatek will start producing industrial grade solar films mid-2020 and deliver them to its first strategic customers in a variety of geographies, including Germany.
Heliatek’s production line is designed for a maximum capacity of 1 million square meters of solar films. The ceremony was followed by a round table discussion with Prime Minister Kretschmer, CEO Guido van Tartwijk and Heliatek founder Prof. Dr. Karl Leo, moderated by Dominik Gronarz, Managing Director of OES (Organic Electronics Saxony). The participants discussed challenges in of economy and climate change in Saxony.