Renewable energy company German Electro-Mechatronic Systems (GES) signed a contract worth EUR 15 million for the construction of a solar panel and LED lights plant and an office building in Macedonia, the government in Skopje said and SeeNews reported.
The construction of the manufacturing facility is expected to start at the end of February or in the beginning of March, as production is set to begin by the end of 2016, a press release revealed. The plant will create 200 jobs and the technology is from the company’s unit in China’s southeast. The factory and the office building will cover a combined area of 15,000 square metres in the industrial zone near the capital. The company will initially export its products to the Middle East and later to Europe as well, Macedonian officials said.
GES provides engineering, construction, assembly, operations and maintenance services in the wind and solar industry. The company has over 3,500 employees and is present in twenty countries.