Info
Info
News Article

Huawei Solar Announces New Inverter Production Facility

Huawei Solar, manufacturer of string inverters by shipments, has announced an expansion of its European Supply Centre with a new inverter production facility in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The centre will greatly increase the flexibility of the company's customised inverter production and shorten delivery lead times. Leading logistics provider DHL will cooperate with Huawei to provide this production and delivery service.

All of Huawei's European string inverters are supplied through this Supply Centre situated in Eindhoven. The warehouse facility is 10,000m2 and it has a production capacity of over 100,000 units per month, 7,000 of which are inverters. In addition to pick and pack services, Huawei and DHL handle software uploads and cable cutting activities that enable a more tailored and responsive service to Huawei's customers across Europe.

Guoguang Chen, General Manager for Huawei Solar Europe, said, "Today marks a significant milestone in the development of Huawei Solar's European business with enhancements to our supply chain operation and, most notably, the integration of our new inverter production facility. We pride ourselves in being a trusted and reliable partner to our customers and this upgrade of our capabilities means we can serve our European partners better still."

Huawei has integrated new manufacturing capabilities into the Eindhoven hub, which enables the company to tailor services for local customer needs. Huawei can now amend and tailor the software and licensing for the inverters, enabling the company to increase its supply potential and provide more flexibility for customer orders.

Guoguang continues, "We are taking an end-to-end approach and reviewing operations from storage through to delivery. We have shortened production lead-time greatly and honed our ability to finish production within several hours for urgent orders. With DHL's professional operation, the result is an entirely customised logistics operation that meets the different requirements of our customers and fine-tunes our own operations so that we are now in a position to deliver products to European customers faster than ever."

Guoguang Chen was joined by senior Huawei colleagues Alison Finch, Chief Marketing Officer, Bruce Chen Xinzhi, Director of Huawei Europe Supply Centre and John Scherders, VP Operations Technology Europe, DHL, for the announcement at the facility. Twenty customers, including representatives from Profinrgy, Vamat, Solarcentury and Sungevity, also joined Huawei and DHL for an on-site visit where they received a tour of the new inverter production line, as well as a behind the scenes tour of the inverter delivery operation.

John Scherders, VP Operations Technology Europe at DHL, said, "We are very proud to add another service to our cooperation with the start of the inverter project today. The expansion of our partnership will improve our ability to support Huawei serve its customers. DHL will remain focused on quality, flexibility and innovation to keep supporting Huawei and give their customers the best service."

The facility in Eindhoven was opened in May 2015 following the successful cooperation between Huawei and DHL at the company's hub in Hungary. Since opening, the Eindhoven facility has almost doubled its volume and serves more than forty countries in Europe, Central Asia and Russia. 

EnergyLink3 And C4V Lead Tesla In Race To Less Toxic Mobile Battery Solution
Sunstore Solar Launches WattGrid, A New Range Of Turnkey Off-grid Power Systems
Analysis Of UK Commercial Roof Space Shows Solar PV Film Can Achieve Net Zero Without Greenfield Sites
Ingeteam Supplies Solar Inverters For PV Project Of More Than 100MW In Chile
SUNfarming Reaches Financial Close On Project Financing For 26 MWp PV Portfolio In Poland
US Solar Fund To Acquire Up To 50% Of 200MWDC Mount Signal 2
EnBW Chooses Delta Inverters For 2.62 MWp Solar Farm In Kenzingen
Sonnedix Named ESG Global Solar Power Generation Sector Leader By GRESB
Everoze Creates Skyray To Design And Engineer Great Solar PV Projects
Sonnedix Adds 40 MW Of Capacity To Its Portfolio In Chile
ENGIE And Kiwi Power Enter Netherlands’ Grid Flexibility Market
SunBrush Mobil Delivers Its New Cleaning Device For PV Tracking Systems To Chile
Sonnedix Acquires 150MW Utility Scale Project Located In Central Chile
Oakapple Renewable Energy Appoint Stuart Gentry To Head Business Development
What Role Can Solar Energy Play In Enabling A Better Future
New Energy Scout GmbH Becomes Part Of Basler & Hofmann AG
AEG Power Solutions Equips The Microgrid Laboratory Emulator Of Paderborn University
Luxcara Acquires Largest Independent PV Project In Germany From BELECTRIC
Going Green In Lancashire – Hundreds Of Houses Installed With Solar Panels In Ground-breaking Project
SUNfarming Secures EUR 10 Million In Fresh Money For Poland
BayWa R.e. Sells Subsidy-free Solar Farm In Spain To Commerz Real’s Impact Fund Klimavest
Array Technologies Announces A 1GW Purchase Agreement With RP Construction Services
Azelio And JET ENERGY In MoU To Develop Storage Projects With Solar PV In Africa
UK'S Largest Battery Ready To Balance The Grid

Info
Info
×
Search the news archive

To close this popup you can press escape or click the close icon.
Logo
×
Logo
×
Register - Step 1

You may choose to subscribe to the Solar + Power Magazine, the Solar + Power Newsletter, or both. You may also request additional information if required, before submitting your application.


Please subscribe me to:

 

You chose the industry type of "Other"

Please enter the industry that you work in:
Please enter the industry that you work in:
 
X
Info
X
Info
{taasPodcastNotification} Array