07 April 2010 15:29 [Source: ICIS news]
Hoku would use Evonik’s trichlorosilane - a key process chemical in making polysilicon – to support the first phase of commercial production at the polysilicon facility in
The supplies were on an interim basis as Hoku expected to soon complete its own on-site TCS plant at Pocatello, it added.
According to earlier reports, Hoku's polysilicon plant will have a capacity of 2,000 tonnes/year.
Hoku Materials is a wholly owned subsidiary of diversified clean energy company Hoku Corporation.
Check out Doris de Guzman’s Green Chemicals Blog for views on sustainability issues
For more on Evonik and other chemical producers visit ICIS company intelligence
To discuss issues facing the chemical industry go to ICIS connect
For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.
Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.
|ICIS news FREE TRIAL|
|Get access to breaking chemical news as it happens.|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX)|
|ICIS Global Petrochemical Index (IPEX). Download the free tabular data and a chart of the historical index|