Daqo New Energy appoints Qiangmin Zhou as COO Daqo New Energy announced that its board of directors has approved the appointment of Qiangmin Zhou as the COO of the company, effective immediately. First joining the company in 2007, Qiangmin Zhou served as the General Manager of the polysilicon business group and then as the COO. He resigned from the company for personal reasons in April 2013 and rejoined Daqo New Energy in June.
Daqo New Energy commences pilot production in Xinjiang Daqo New Energy announced that it has commenced pilot production of the newly added 6,000 MT polysilicon capacity at its Xinjiang site. All the construction and installation work related to the Hydrochlorination system as well as the newly added polysilicon capacity has been completed. The Company has already ceased the operation of the original Hydrogenation and switched to the new Hydrochlorination system, which is expected to largely reduce the consumption of electricity.