Thursday, July 27, 2006

United Solar Ovonic (Uni-Solar)

Description: 

United Solar Ovonic is a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices, Inc. (ECD Ovonics) (NASDAQ: ENER). Building on technology invented and pioneered by ECD, United Solar Ovonics is the world leader in thin-film amorphous photovoltaics (PV). Our high-volume production equipment is the world’s largest and most advanced machine for the manufacture of thin-film amorphous silicon alloy solar cells and related products that are used for a variety of applications.

Because of characteristics unique to the United Solar Ovonic solar cell technology, such as lightweight, ruggedness and flexibility, it is ideal as building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) roofing systems for residential and industrial customers. ECD Ovonics and United Solar Ovonic hold the basic patents covering the continuous roll-to-roll manufacturing of thin-film amorphous silicon alloy multi-junction solar cells and related products.


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