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Nanosolar ships first Solar panels

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

Friday, December 21, 2007
13 years ago2,185 views

Back in 2002, Google Founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page had invested in a company called Nanosolar. Five years later, the company has announced that they are shipping their first solar panels. The first Megawatt of their panels are going to be deployed in Eastern Germany for a power plant installation.

Info on their product:
<< – the world’s first printed thin-film solar cell in a commercial panel product;

- the world’s first thin-film solar cell with a low-cost back-contact capability;

- the world’s lowest-cost solar panel – which we believe will make us the first solar manufacturer capable of profitably selling solar panels at as little as $.99/Watt;

- the world’s highest-current thin-film solar panel – delivering five times the current of any other thin-film panel on the market today and thus simplifying system deployment;

- an intensely systems-optimized product with the lowest balance-of-system cost of any thin-film panel – due to innovations in design we have included. >> ...

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