Québec invests $ 1.8 million for the establishment of a photovoltaic cell production plant in Montréal

Canada-based producer of solar grade silicon metal, HQP Silicon Resources, has received financial backing totaling $1.8 million from the government of Québec through the Créativité Québec program.

The funding will be used to finance the installation of a pilot production to develop a new method for manufacturing high-purity silicon metal. The production equipment will be installed at the Montréal-based PyroGenesis (PYR) company’s facility. PYR will be responsible for the design, manufacture, assembly and optimization of the operating parameters of the pilot equipment.

Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation

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