19 Mar '12, 10pm

Gen. Wesley Clark Joins SoloPower, Call For Government Support of Solar: SoloPower, a manufacturer of flexible...

Gen. Wesley Clark Joins SoloPower, Call For Government Support of Solar: SoloPower, a manufacturer of flexible...

SoloPower , a manufacturer of flexible CIGS-based solar panels and recipient of a DOE loan guarantee, is stepping up the pace of its announcements on technology and personnel. Last week, SoloPower raised the bar a little higher on the efficiency of its flexible solar panels built with a roll-to-roll electroplating process. SoloPower now boasts an NREL-measured aperture area efficiency of 13.4 percent. Module efficiency for the firm's SF1 panel is 11.4 percent according to Tim Harris, the CEO. The SF1 panel is optimized for metal roofs and locates the junction box on the front of the panel. The efficiency announcement comes at the same time that SoloPower is hiring for its 400-megawatt manufacturing facility in Portland, Oregon, with commercial production slated for later this year. Following the efficiency and hiring announcement, SoloPower just announced that General Wesl...

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