(MENAFN- Global Advertising) The Greek Commercial Attaché in the Kingdom, Mr. Alexandros Ikonomu, was accompanied by a high-level delegation and visited the Desert Technologies Factory in Jeddah. This is part of the strong and growing economic and trade relations between Saudi Arabia and Greece. Desert Technologies is the first Saudi company to manufacture solar energy panels and is a world leader in the field of renewable energy. Mr. Alexandros and his accompanying delegation were welcomed by Mr. Sultan Al-Turki, Chairman of the Board of Desert Technologies Group, and Engineer Majed Al-Rifai, Commercial Director of Desert Technologies Group. During the visit, the delegation saw the first shipment produced by DT for Greece as part of the agreement signed by DT to supply solar panels for renewable energy projects on the Greek island of Trifyila of a capacity of 11 megawatts. It spans 24 sites, with a capacity of 500 kilowatts for each project, and is DT’s first investment in Greece.
During the visit, Mr. Alexandros and the accompanying delegation familiarized themselves with the state-of-the-art technologies applied by the factory at the various stages of the manufacturing process, inspected the modern production lines which keep pace with the latest technologies and global technologies in the manufacture of solar panels. panels and saw DT’s quality assurance centers. They were also briefed on the latest preparations from the factory to start exporting solar panels for the solar photovoltaic power plant project on Trifyila Island.
Commenting on the visit, Mr. Sultan Khalid Al-Turki, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Desert Technologies Group, said: “We are satisfied with this important visit and the participation of the Greek side in the implementation of the OK. We are proud to help support Greece’s efforts to reduce climate change and achieve the desired goal of producing 35% of the energy mix from renewable sources by 2030, producing over 60% of electricity consumption. country’s electricity from renewable energy sources.
He added that the Desert Technologies Factory is the most advanced in the manufacture of photovoltaic units in the Kingdom, and its efficient units are suitable for all commercial and residential projects. DT’s industrial model is based on crystalline silicon and the production line uses a fully automated manufacturing process supported by the latest technological equipment from Germany, Switzerland and Finland to maximize productivity and ensure a high quality product.
For his part, the head of the Greek commercial office, Mr. Alexandros Ikonomu, praised the advanced level of technologies used in the manufacturing processes of solar panels at the Desert Technologies Factory. Stating: “We are proud of the factory’s participation in the implementation of the Greek National Energy and Climate Plan, and we welcome the entry of the Saudi private sector in direct partnership with the Greek private sector in the fields of renewable energies, in particular solar energy. .”
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