07 Dec '11, 6pm

MiaSolé‘s First Moves With New Solar CEO?: Back in September, we reported that Joseph Laia's role as CEO of th...

Back in September, we reported that Joseph Laia's role as CEO of thin-film solar firm MiaSolé was going to be short lived (see Intel Inside, Joesph Laia Outside ), and last week John Carrington assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer at MiaSolé, the third gentleman to fill that position since the firm's founding. Carrington was EVP of global marketing and business development at First Solar , and before that, at General Electric. It's a difficult situation to be dropped into, to say the least. Although the CIGS thin-film solar panel startup has made some technical and business progress, it is still bleeding cash in an absolutely pitiless market with a set of VC investors who are likely impatient for an exit. Investors in MiaSolé include Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, Firelake Capital, and VantagePoint Capital Partners. Factory capacity will be about 150 megawatts b...

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