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Schott Solar said it will boost its global photovoltaic module production capacity to more than 800 MW in 2011. The company said it will invest in the expansion of wafer capacity at its German manufacturing sites and expand its global module manufacturing network via a joint venture with Hareon Solar Technology Co. Ltd. in China.

The first phase of the joint venture will add an additional 300 MW of manufacturing capacity to Schott's existing 500 MW of capacity at its sites in the United States and in the Czech Republic.

In the new joint venture, Schott Solar is responsible for filling all critical management positions and will open a center on quality assurance located in China.

Schott Solar said it will double its wafer production capacity to 500 MW in 2011 at its German facilities and will also increase the number of employees who work for the wafer division in Jena in the months to come.

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