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2011-03-10 13:43:00

SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and a subsidiary of CSOLAR Development, LLC, a renewable energy company managed by Tenaska Solar Ventures, today announced a 25-year contract for up to 150 megawatts (MW) of solar energy to be generated at the Imperial Solar Energy Center (ISEC) West's proposed 1,057-acre solar energy facility near El Centro, Calif. This project will create nearly 300 construction jobs in the Imperial Valley during the...

2011-03-10 00:34:00

BERNIN, France and SAN DIEGO, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Tenaska Solar Ventures Selects Soitec's Concentrix CPV Solar Power Technology To Produce 150 Megawatts of Clean Energy For San Diego Gas & Electric - Soitec Will Build a New 200MW CPV Manufacturing Facility in the San Diego Region. Soitec (Euronext Paris), a world-leading supplier of advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, today announced that its Concentrix concentrated...

2011-02-22 11:06:00

BERNIN, France, February 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, today announced the appointment of Steve Longoria to Senior Vice President Worldwide Strategic Business Development. An industry veteran with extensive experience and a proven track record primarily at IBM Microelectronics, Longoria joins Soitec's leadership team with responsibility...

2011-02-10 11:13:00

BOSTON, February 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium today announced results of an assessment and characterization of Fully-Depleted Silicon-on-Insulator (FD-SOI) technology, demonstrating that this advanced CMOS silicon technology is well suited to address the increasing low-power, high-performance requirements for mobile and consumer applications. A joint collaboration between Consortium members-ARM, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, IBM, STMicroelectronics, Soitec, and CEA-Leti-has...

2011-01-17 03:57:00

BERNIN, France and ABU DHABI, UAE, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, reports excellent results for the company's concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) system in Jordan, which is connected to the nation's electrical grid. The system, which was jointly installed with Azur Space Solar Power, ran continuously through the extremely hot summer and fall months, demonstrating...

2010-12-08 09:50:00

MONTBONNOT, France, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Altatech Semiconductor S.A. has received an order for its AltaSight® 300 full-wafer inspection system from Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries. Capable of detecting and classifying defects on the frontside, backside and edges of substrates, the AltaSight system is scheduled for delivery by the end of January to...

2010-11-30 12:27:00

BERNIN, France and TOKYO, November 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec, the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., a leading worldwide provider of compound semiconductor materials, announced today they are working together to develop engineered gallium nitride (GaN) substrates. The alliance will draw on Sumitomo Electric's sophisticated GaN wafer manufacturing technology and Soitec's unique Smart Cut(TM) layer transfer technology by...

2010-11-03 16:28:00

BERNIN, France, November 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Confirmation That MEMC Infringed one Soitec's SOI Patent - Ruling Supportive to Overall Claim Against MEMC Soitec successfully obtained confirmation from Court that MEMC did infringe one of Soitec's SOI patents from end of 2004 until mid 2006 and now believes it has adequate grounds to claim for compensation. Concurrently, the Court ruled that only 15 early-stage Soitec prototype BSOI wafers did infringe one claim...

2010-09-09 11:06:00

BERNIN, France, September 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, announced today that the company has appointed Francis Taroni to the position of Senior Vice President, Industrial Operations. In keeping with the group's continuing growth and expanding operations, Taroni will develop and implement the most appropriate industrial organization for...

2010-07-13 00:03:00

SEMICON WEST TRADE SHOW, SAN FRANCISCO, July 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today that the company is ready with the Ultra-Thin Buried Oxide (UTBOX) extension to its Ultra-Thin (UT) silicon-on-insulator (SOI) platform, thereby providing a robust substrate solution for chip designers tackling the performance, power and density challenges of mobile...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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