SoloPower Funding: US Poised to hand over $197M to another #solar panel start-up

24 Sep

The San Jose, California company’s lightweight, flexible solar panels have a unique advantage, Chief Executive Tim Harris said in an interview. They are pointed squarely at commercial and industrial rooftops that can’t support traditional panels, according to Harris, who said half of the buildings in the world can’t bear the weight of heavy, rigid panels made with silicon. This includes many of the buildings that house warehouses and big box retailers, Harris said. In addition, he said SoloPower panels are commanding a price premium in a market that has become increasingly commoditized…


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