Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers


February 08, 2016 7:56 AM ET

Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

Company Overview of Solar Frontier K.K.

Company Overview

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.

Daiba Frontier Building

2-3-2, Daiba

Minato-ku

Tokyo,  135-8074

Japan

Founded in 2006

Phone:

81 3 5531 5626

Fax:

81 3 5531 3677

Key Executives for Solar Frontier K.K.

Director of International Business
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Solar Frontier K.K. Key Developments

Solar Frontier Signs Module Supply Agreements with Cypress Creek Renewables

Solar Frontier K.K. has signed agreements to supply its modules for a series of projects developed and financed by Cypress Creek Renewables. The three projects total over 20 MW in size and are located in and around the vicinity of Terre Haute, Indiana, USA. The EPC chosen to construct the projects, Vaughn Industries. Construction has begun on the first two projects, Pastime and McDonald, which Solar Frontier announced in October 2015. The new third project, Sullivan, is currently in the pre-construction phase. Charles Pimentel, COO of Solar Frontier Americas, said, "Cypress Creek Renewables has chosen Solar Frontier for these projects because of CIS modules' strong performance in low light conditions common to this region of the country and ultimately its ability to outperform crystalline in real-world conditions.

Solar Frontier Receives Follow-Up CIS Module Order for 6-MW US Array

Solar Frontier KK said that it will supply its copper indium diselenide (CIS) thin-film solar modules for a 6-MW solar project in Indiana. The company has signed the contract with Cypress Creek Renewables. This is the third supply agreement with the customer, following the 14-MW deal for two photovoltaic (PV) schemes from early October this 2015.

Solar Frontier and TSK Sign Agreement for Solar PV Energy Facility in Kuwait

Solar Frontier K.K. and TSK have signed an agreement for 5MW CIS solar photovoltaic, or PV, energy facility in Kuwait. The new CIS installation will be used to evaluate the performance of CIS in Kuwaiti desert conditions as part of a larger government project known as Shagaya Renewable Energy Project. Solar Frontier will start shipping its CIS modules at the beginning of December of 2015 and TSK will handle the construction as well as operation of the site for the next six years. The new PV power plant is scheduled to begin operating from June 2016. The Shagaya Renewable Energy Project is part of the Innovative Renewable Energy Research program run by the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research. The first stage of this program consists of testing the performance of multiple renewable energy facilities, including PV, concentrated solar power (CSP) and wind. TSK has been selected to construct the first 10 MW PV project, consisting of two 5 MW photovoltaic plants, as well as a 50 MW CSP plant. Solar Frontier's CIS modules make up one of the 5 MW PV facilities and will be compared to a side-by-side crystalline silicon PV plant to help Kuwaiti authorities evaluate the suitability of PV technologies for subsequent phases of the project and other similar facilities to be developed in the future.

Similar Private Companies By Industry

Company Name Region
Itogumi Lumber Co.,Ltd. Asia
SUMCO TECHXIV Corporation Asia
KYOCERA Circuit Solutions, Inc. Asia
Sharp Takaya Electronic Industry Co., Ltd. Asia
Xilinx K.K. Asia

Recent Private Companies Transactions

Type
Date
Target
Merger/Acquisition
March 2, 2015
Solar Frontier K.K., 2MW Kunitomi Megasolar Power Plant
 

Stock Quotes

Market data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

Company Lookup

Most Searched Private Companies

Company Name Geographic Region
Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law United States
Bertelsmann AG Europe
NYC2012, Inc. United States
Rush University United States
Citizens Budget Commission United States

Sponsored Financial Commentaries

Sponsored Links

Request Profile Update

Only a company representative may request an update for the company profile. Documentation will be required.

To contact Solar Frontier K.K., please visit www.solar-frontier.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.

Please enter your information in the following field(s):
Update Needed*

All data changes require verification from public sources. Please include the correct value or values and a source where we can verify.

Your requested update has been submitted

Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If you have questions, you can contact them at bwwebmaster@businessweek.com.