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2011-07-11 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SolFocus announced today its latest Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) solution -- the SF-1136SX. The new SolFocus CPV array produces more power and also reduces field assembly time by over 50%, allowing for extremely rapid installation at much lower cost. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110711/NY32597 ) The new design capitalizes on the success of the company's proven SF-1100P concentrator panel, but increases the level of...

2008-11-13 15:00:24

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- SolFocus today announced its latest Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) system solution -- the SF-1100S-CPV-28. This new generation of its CPV technology achieves panel efficiencies of 25% resulting in systems which produce the highest energy density and highest energy yield of photovoltaic systems available today. SolFocus customer EMPE Solar will use the SF-1100S in its recently announced 10 megawatt utility-scale project, planned to be the...

2008-11-03 09:00:32

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- SolFocus, a provider of concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) solar energy solutions, today announced the signing of a $103 million (euro 80M) agreement with EMPE Solar to install over 10 megawatts (MW) of CPV solar energy projects in several sites across southern Spain by the end of 2010. SolFocus' CPV systems use a proven combination of high-efficiency PV cells and advanced optics to provide high solar energy yields at competitive costs for...

2008-09-25 09:00:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and PUERTOLLANO, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SolFocus and ISFOC today announced the completion of SolFocus' concentrator PV (CPV) installation at the Institute of Concentration Photovoltaic Systems (ISFOC) 3MW municipal power production facility. SolFocus is the first of three companies to complete its contract with ISFOC in the first phase of the project. SolFocus has installed two distinct CPV power plants: 200kW at Puertollano and 300kW at...

2008-09-22 09:00:49

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SolFocus announced today that its flagship commercial product, the SF-1000P Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) panels, has met the rigorous reliability and safety standards of the California Energy Commission (CEC) and has been approved by the CEC to be placed on the Eligible California Solar Initiative (CSI) Photovoltaic Modules Renewables Equipment List. This listing assures customers that the solar equipment has been thoroughly tested for...

2008-08-02 06:00:22

California-based SolFocus has announced the completion of the initial phase of a full scale concentrator photovoltaic solar power plant at the Institute of Concentration Photovoltaic Systems in Spain. This facility has been created both as a power generation facility and as a proving ground for concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) technology. The project hopes to demonstrate that CPV technology, with its higher efficiency and potential for cost reduction, will be an attractive alternative to...

2008-07-17 21:00:32

To: ENERGY EDITORS Contact: Nancy Hartsoch, VP Marketing of SolFocus, +1-650-623- 7134, Nancy_hartsoch@solfocus.com; or Pepi Nieva of Bright Light Marketing, +1-808-275-3012, pepi@brightlightmarketing.com, for SolFocus KAILUA-KONA, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A Hawaiian-style blessing of a solar array precisely tilted to take full advantage of the sun officially welcomed SolFocus, a Mountain View, California-based solar technology company, to Hawaii. SolFocus introduced its new Concentrator...

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