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Company Overview of Solar Frontier K.K.
Solar Frontier K.K. produces copper, indium, and selenium based thin-film photovoltaic modules for utility, commercial, and residential markets in Japan and internationally. The company was formerly known as Showa Shell Solar K.K. and changed its name to Solar Frontier K.K. in April 2010. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Tokyo, Japan. Solar Frontier K.K. operates as a subsidiary of Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K.
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Founded in 2006
Key Executives for Solar Frontier K.K.
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Solar Frontier K.K. Key Developments
Welspun Inks Pact to Source 100 Mw Solar Module from Solar Frontier
Mar 18 15
Welspun Renewables Energy has inked a pact with Solar Frontier to source 100 Megawatt (MW) thin-film solar module. Welspun will use the CIS modules of Solar Frontier in its solar power projects on the cards in India at different sites with high solar irradiation levels, the firm said in a statement. The supply deal follows Welspun's recent Power Purchase Agreements with multiple states. The firm has a target to commission more than 1 GW of solar and wind capacity projects in 2014-15.
Solar Frontier Enters into an Agreement to Acquire 280 MW Solar Power Project Pipeline in the US
Mar 10 15
Solar Frontier announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 280 MW solar power project pipeline in the U.S. from Gestamp Solar. As part of the transaction, the development team leading Gestamp Solar's U.S. operations will join Solar Frontier's U.S. subsidiary, Solar Frontier Americas. Solar Frontier has already established itself as a project developer in Japan, where it sells completed solar power plants to investors. Solar Frontier is now bringing these broader market solutions to the U.S. through this transaction, providing it with a catalyst to scale business in the Americas. The U.S. downstream expansion is part of Solar Frontier's growth strategy to accelerate the business in key global markets through 2015 and beyond. The company has achieved production costs and delivered exceptional product performance in Japan.
Solar Frontier to Supply CIS Modules to ZEN Building at SUNY Poly's CNSE
Jan 9 15
Solar Frontier K.K. has won a contract to supply its CIS thin-film modules to the zero energy nanotechnology, or ZEN, building at the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute's, or SUNY Poly, Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, or CNSE. The total project will result in a PV Plant with a capacity of 2.4MW DC. Deliveries are expected to be completed by summer of 2015. The project is part of a $25 million partnership announced in September by CNSE and Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). The partnership will install, commission, test, and demonstrate technologies that include solar photovoltaics, lighting, fuel cells, and smart building energy management systems.
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