January 23, 2017 3:31 PM ET

Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

Company Overview of Solaria Corporation

Company Overview

Solaria Corporation designs, develops, and manufactures silicon photovoltaic (PV) products for solar system integrators, project developers, and large commercial and utility customers in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company offers crystalline solar modules for tracking systems with form factors, mounting systems, and installation processes; and tracking systems. It also provides preliminary system design, energy yield optimization, and BOS cost guidance services; and technical specification, installation guidance, trouble-shooting, and after-sale services. The company was formerly known as Lightchip, Inc. and changed its name to Solaria Corporation in May 2006. Solaria...

6200 Paseo Padre Parkway

Fremont, CA 94555

United States

Founded in 1993





Key Executives for Solaria Corporation

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 52
President and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President of Operations
Senior Vice President of Product Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Solaria Corporation Key Developments

Nsg Group, Solaria Announce Collaboration

NSG Group and Solaria are entering into a collaboration agreement to manufacture and produce (semi) transparent Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) solutions. SG Group chose to collaborate with Solaria due to the company's robust BIPV technology and manufacturing processes that combine attractive aesthetics, compelling economics, high energy efficiency and design flexibility. NSG Group has significant experience in high efficiency architectural glass solutions and is now extending its product line into BIPV, incorporating Solaria's PowerView technologies as part of an OEM relationship. Establishing a BIPV supply chain signifies that BIPV is commercially ready for mainstream adaptation. The next level will see BIPV being integrated into IGU and glass products for building facades. The first Pilkington branded glass products powered-by-Solaria include architectural glass with unified vision, effective daylighting, glare control, improved thermal performance and energy generation. From now on building and construction decision makers will have access to innovative solutions as part of the Pilkington product range, such as insulating glass units which are widely used in building (glass) facades. NSG Group will collaborate further with Solaria to ensure the performance, quality and reliability of additional products including active frit solutions, attractive high power density spandrel glass, and a bifacial solar solution. This full line of solar solutions will provide architects with BIPV products that can seamlessly replace traditional glass products to enable developers aim for net zero energy and unlock the power generating potential of buildings. NSG Group will launch the first products in Europe with plans to expand markets to include the Middle East and beyond.

Asahi Glass Company and Solaria Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Advanced BIPV Solutions to the Asian Market

Asahi Glass Company and Solaria Corporation announced a strategic partnership to bring an AGC Sudare powered-by-Solaria, building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) solution to the market. As part of AGC Solar’s commitment to ‘empowering solar efficiency’ the company is expanding its BIPV product line. AGC entered into a relationship with Solaria to develop a new product series to meet the growing demand for sustainable alternatives to traditional windows and facades.

U.S. General Services Administration Selects Solaria as Provider for Green Proving Ground Program, Reducing Risk, Accelerating Market Adoption

Solaria Corporation announced that it has been selected as a participant in the United States General Services Administration (GSA) Green Proving Ground (GPG) program. The GPG leverages GSA’s real estate portfolio to evaluate innovative sustainable building technologies. The GPG program selected Solaria after extensive testing of its building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) solutions, funded by the Department of Energy (DOE), at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's (LBNL) new FLEXLAB. Solaria’s BIPV system underwent holistic testing, at the world’s most advanced building efficiency test bed, for energy generation, glass performance and tenant comfort, as well as proving a smooth and cost effective design-build process. As a result, the GSA is moving forward with a commercial pilot installation of the technology in 2016, to further to the readiness for commercial scale deployments across its portfolio. A Federal Building in Kansas City, Missouri, was chosen for the commercial pilot. While demonstrating its BIPV technology in an occupied building, the Solaria and the GSA, with LBNL, will collect energy generation, thermal performance, daylighting, glare and occupant comfort data in comparison with non-BIPV windows in the same building. In addition to the factors above, it includes evaluation of the design-build process and economics. On the heels of the successful testing at FLEXLAB, it is anticipated that the results will show that BIPV solutions offer the building and construction industries a reliable, seamless alternative to traditional glass solutions with a product that provides additional value in moving glazed facades towards the goal of positive net energy gains.

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