28 Jul '11, 4pm

GM Invests $7.5 Million in Solar Parking Garage Maker Sunlogics

GM Invests $7.5 Million in Solar Parking Garage Maker Sunlogics

General Motors Ventures has invested $7.5 million into Sunlogics, which makes solar-powered garage stalls with amorphous silicon solar panels. GM said it will also install solar arrays at dealerships and GM facilities around the country. GM has 30 megawatts of solar right now and they want to double the total to 60 megawatts by 2016. The company also just said it would boost the number of Chevy Volts to 5,000 a month to surpass Nissan and its Leaf in sales. 5,000 a month The deal certainly will help Sunlogics. Amorphous silicon has in some ways become the forgotten material in solar. The vast majority of solar panels shipped today are crystalline silicon panels and the price is dropping toward $1.30 a watt. Meanwhile, companies like First Solar and Solyndra continue to drive up the efficiency and drive down the cost in, respectively, cadmium telluride and copper indium gal...

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