An Energy Conversion Devices solar panel could be headed to a rooftop near you soon. The United Solar Ovonic subsidiary recently formed a partnership with Enfinity to build a huge portfolio of rooftop solar installations throughout the U.S. and Europe.
These projects will have a capacity of 10 megawatts of alternative energy in the U.S., Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Czech Republic. They will use UNI-SOLAR brand photovoltaic laminates produced by Rochester-based Energy Conversion Devices.
Enfinity will serve as project manager and lead the financing efforts for the installations. Within a year of finishing, the two companies will sell completed projects to third-party investors.
Energy Conversion Devices is a developer and manufacturer of commercial rooftop photovoltaics; think roofing shingles that act as solar panels but look like roofing shingles that are flexible and lightweight. It uses thin-film solar laminates that convert sunlight to energy.
Source: Energy Conversion Devices
Writer: Jon Zemke