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Company Partners in Photovoltaic Manufacturing R&D

More than 40 private-sector companies partnered with NREL on successful efforts within the PV Manufacturing R&D Project. They included manufacturers of crystalline silicon, thin-film, and concentrator solar technologies. The companies are listed below.

  • Advanced Energy Systems
  • Alpha Solarco
  • ASE Americas
  • AstroPower/GE Energy
  • Boeing Aerospace
  • BP Solar
  • Cronar
  • Crystal Systems
  • Dow Corning
  • Energy Conversion Devices
  • Energy Photovoltaics
  • ENTECH
  • Evergreen Solar
  • First Solar
  • Glasstech Solar
  • Global Photovoltaic Specialists
  • Global Solar Energy
  • Golden Photon
  • Iowa Thin Film Technologies
  • ITN Energy Systems
  • Kopin
  • Mobil Solar Energy
  • Omnion Power Engineering
  • Photon Energy
  • Photovoltaics International
  • PowerLight
  • RWE Schott Solar/Schott Solar
  • Shell Solar Industries
  • Siemens Solar Industries
  • Sinton Consulting
  • Solar Cells
  • Solar Design Associates
  • Solar Electric Specialties
  • Solar Engineering Application
  • Solar Kinetics
  • Solarex
  • Spectrolab
  • Specialized Technology Resources
  • Spire
  • Springborn Laboratories
  • SunPower
  • Texas Instruments
  • Trace Engineering Company
  • Utility Power Group
  • Westinghouse Electric
  • Xantrex Technology