Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (TSMC) broke ground in Taichung’s Central Taiwan Science Park on the company’s first Thin Film Solar R&D Center and Fab, laying the foundation for the company’s entry into the thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) market.
"TSMC’s New Businesses team has reached many important milestones since it was formed last year, first with our LED facility in Hsinchu, and now with construction in Taichung on our first solar facility. Our solar and LED businesses will not only bolster TSMC’s revenue and profit growth in the coming decades, they also play a key role in TSMC’s corporate social responsibility by making products that support a greener earth." said TSMC Chairman and CEO Dr. Morris Chang. "In addition, construction of this solar R&D center and fab, along with our Fab 15 Gigafab next to it, means Taichung’s Central Taiwan Science Park will become home to much of TSMC’s most advanced and innovative production."