Solar Frontier

Infosys generates solar energy at 2.85/kWhr, plans expansion

The cost of solar power has dipped well below the 3-mark, if software major Infosys is any example. Infosys’ Executive Vice-President, U Ramadas Kamath said that the company has 6.6 MW of ground mounted solar capacity (and another 600 kW on the roofs) at its Hyderabad facility. The cost of generation of electricity, averaged over […]

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Solar Frontier surpasses 4GW of CIS thin-film solar panel shipments

Solar Frontier has announced that total cumulative shipments of its CIS thin-film solar panels have surpassed 4GW and have increased shipment areas by 11 countries, reaching almost 60 countries around the world. Some of the 11 new countries that had approximately 1GW of modules shipped over the last year include Norway, Somalia, and Mongolia. The […]

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Interview With Hiroshi Yagi, Deputy General Manager, Project Development Division-Solar Frontier

Solar Frontier K.K., a 100% subsidiary of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K.(“Solar Frontier”), has a mission to create the most economical, ecological solar energy solutions. Solar Frontier develops and manufactures CIS (denoting copper, indium, selenium) thin-film solar modules for customers in all sectors around the world. Solar Frontier’s gigawatt-scale production facilities in Miyazaki, Japan, integrate compelling […]

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Japan’s Solar Frontier signs MoU with Saudi Arabia for CIS thin-film solar panel production

Showa Shell Sekiyu, along with 100% owned subsidiary company and the world’s largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, today announced that they had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Aramco and the Saudi Arabian National Industrial Cluster Development Program (NICDP). The MoU stipulates that all three companies along with the Saudi […]

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Solar Frontier’s 150MW Tohoku Plant in Japan starts commercial production

Solar Frontier has started commercial production at its 150MW Tohoku Plant in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Solar Frontier’s newest CIS solar panel factory features company’s most advanced production technology. Compared to Solar Frontier’s main production plant in southern Japan, the 900MW Kunitomi Plant, the Tohoku Plant requires only two-thirds the investment and manpower per megawatt. It […]

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