Siotec - based in France
Soitec was founded in 1992 and based at Grenoble, France. The early years were research based with a pilot silicon wafer fabrication line set up in 1997, and full production in 1999.
In 2010, Siotec acquired an 80% stake in Concentrix Solar and became directly involved in solar energy.
Siotec claim to be a world leader in Concentrating Photovoltaics, producing tracker mounted units for residential or utility scale installations, having production facilities in France, Germany, and Singapore. The company also has offices in Asia, east and west USA, and South Africa.
Company production amounted to sales of 325 Million Euros in 2011.
Parc Technologique des Fontaines,
Photovoltaicd Modules - A Concentrating PV module mounted on a 2 axis tracker with, an output of upto 2.3Kw and an efficiency of 26%. The modules use fresnel lenses concentrating light onto multijunction silicon solar cells.
Location of Siotec website - http://www.soitec.com