The Ethiopian Metal and Engineering Corporation and SKY Energy International have manufactured the first solar panel in Ethiopia.
The solar panel was manufactured by the assembly line commissioned in April of last year as a joint venture between the Ethiopian Metal and Engineering Corporation and SKY Energy International.The turnkey assembly line was fully installed in December and the first efforts to laminate, test and produce solar panel were launched by engineers at this time.
The logistics of the different materials used in the manufacturing process as well as the purchase of raw materials for the factory was handled by SKY Energy International. Ethiopian personnel for the factory were trained in the United States.
It is expected that the final stage of the training will be given to the personnel this coming February.