Flextronics and eSolar have signed a deal that calls for the electronic manufacturing services company to provide electromechanical design capabilities to the concentrating solar thermal power plant developer. Flextronics will focus its design services efforts relating to eSolar's next-generation heliostats and solar collector systems at its Plano, TX, location.
“eSolar is partnering with Flextronics as we move forward to meet the future cost reduction targets of our customers,” stated Gary Breton, senior VP of eSolar's global operations. “We feel we have a perfect match with Flextronics to realize our vision of making solar power competitive with fossil fuels.”
E.C. Sykes, president of Flextronics Industrial, said that “eSolar has demonstrated their technology and we are excited to enable the next phase of their development. We look forward to partnering with the eSolar team and providing them with the electromechanical design expertise required to meet the competitive requirements of this demanding clean Ttch segment.”
Flextronics works with a growing number of customers across the various segments of solar manufacturing value chain, including Q-Cells, SunPower, Enphase, Amonix, and Petra Solar.