25 Apr '11, 1pm

Solar Frontier, Gigawatt CIGS Solar Giant, Announcing Customers

The winners in the CIGS solar race have yet to be declared. But Solar Frontier has to be counted amongst the leaders. Fresh after last week's announcement of the opening of its gigawatt-scale Kunitomi factory (the world’s largest CIGS thin-film solar module plant), Solar Frontier has begun announcing customers for its solar panels. Solar Frontier signed an agreement with Granite Construction to provide 1.2 megawatts of thin-film solar CIGS technology at Granite’s aggregate and hot mix facility in Coalinga, Calif. The installation will supply up to 50 percent of the total energy requirement of the facility. The Kunitomi factory has one of the world’s largest production capacities for solar panels in a single plant, bringing an entire process from raw materials to finished modules under one roof. Commercial production started in February with production capacity targeting fu...

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