这与保威光伏SA （ “保威” ） ，谁已经经营作为一个地方的太阳能农场的建设者和南非的太阳能系统集成商两年至今的伙伴关系，意味着该工厂将能够满负荷在第一操作年成立（即中间2014年结束） ，利用工作的管道，保威光伏SA已固定在其短短的国家。这主要是由于保威 “重点，以及优质的服务交付提供了无与伦比的专业技术知识和技能，在南非和非洲其他地区都超过了预期，所有客户跟踪记录。
Powerway PV SA, part of Powerway Renewable Energy Co. Ltd, a globally backed solar farm builder and system integrator, and Sungrow, the world leading solar and wind inverter company , will be opening a manufacturing facility in COEGA, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
The plant in South Africa will be the largest of its kind outside China. With minimal local competition, and the backing of Sungrows’ technical expertise, skills base, patented products and processes, continuous research and development and advanced production equipment, the plant is set to create a local supplier capable of not only, providing local content to the fastest growing renewable energy sector (i.e. solar), but also allowing for superior technical skills to be developed and incubated in South Africa.
Sungrow is the largest inverter manufacturer and supplier in Asia, listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange with a market capitalization of more than USD 2 billion. The unrivalled research and development keep sungrow ahead of the competition with more than 196 patents and trademarks in place. The focus on quality and advanced manufacturing techniques have also made various brands world renowned.
This partnership with Powerway PV SA (“Powerway”), who have been operating as a local solar farm builder and solar system integrator in South Africa for two years to date, means that the plant will be able to operate at full capacity in the first year of set up (being the middle to end of 2014), utilizing the pipeline of work that Powerway PV SA has secured in its short period in the country. This is due primarily to Powerways’ focus, and track history of quality service delivery with unrivalled technical expertise and skills, that have exceeded expectations to all its customers in South Africa and the rest of Africa.
The skills and expertise that will be brought into the country will create jobs in various levels of skill including a large portion of jobs for the unskilled population of South Africa. Plans are in place for apprenticeships and on the job training for the youth, and tertiary qualified engineers and electricians, with exchange programmes to the phenomenal Sungrow manufacturing facility in Hefei, China.