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Nanosolar - based in USA

Founded in 2002, and based in California, USA, Nanosolar have developed a thin film process with the aim of being able to sell panels at less than one dollar per watt. The process uses technology for high speed printing, already in use in the printing industry.

The company commenced commercial production at the end of 2007, using copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS), which has achieved up to 19.9% efficiency in laboratory tests.

Nanosolar has a fully automated panel building facility in Berlin, Germany.

In 2012 the capacity stood at over 100Mw but further capital had been raised for expansion and research.

Certifications include UL and IEC


Nanosolar, Inc.

5521 Hellyer Avenue

San Jose, CA 95138

Product Details

Photovoltaicd Modules - A range of panels/modules using the company's own Copper, Indium, Gallium, Selenium (CIGS) thin film solar cells, aimed at utility scale solar power plants.

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