Silicon Valley Solar sets-up 2MW CPV pilot line


 (SV Solar) has established a 2MW pilot production line in Sunnyvale, California to manufacture its ‘Sol-X’ concentrating PV modules. Pilot scale manufacturing equipment has now been deployed at its 15,000 square foot mixed-use facility, the company said.

“The new facility and pilot line gives the company the infrastructure to move our technology from the prototype stage to a market-ready product. This puts the company on track to bring volume manufacturing capability online in 2009,” added Steven D. White, SV Solar’s President and CEO.

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SV solar claims that its modules eliminate over 50% of the silicon solar cell material compared to conventional systems.

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