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Thursday’s edition of the New York Times has a great piece on Applied’s new Solar Research and Development Center in Xi’an China. The Center, which is the world’s largest commercial solar R&D Center is nearly 500,000 square feet and includes full crystalline silicon and thin film solar panel lines. The story is well worth the [...]
Applied Materials is honored in the current issue ofThe Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Technology Review as one ofthe world’s 50 most innovative companies. Applied was recognizedspecifically for "Saving solar costs with large-scale manufacturing." According to the magazine, the first annual MIT TR50 list was developed by: "To select the 50 most innovative companies in the world, the editors [...]
Applied Nanotech Holdings Inc. (ANI), a research and commercialization organization, has enteredinto an agreement with ArimaEco Energy Technologies Corp. of Taiwan, asystems integrator, installer and developer of concentratedphotovoltaic (CPV) modules. As part of the collaboration betweenthe two companies, ANI says it will take advantage of the high thermaldiffusivity and low coefficient of thermal expansion found [...]
Applied Materials Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter spoke with CNBC from the World Economic Forum in Davos.He addressed the importance of jobs in the clean technology sector, theneed for an energy bill in the United States, and the movement to thenext generation of technology and new capabilites.
Applied Seals North America Inc., a Newark, Calif.-based supplier of perfluoroelastomer sealing components, has expandedits worldwide network by signing Korean distributor Zeus Co. Ltd. toprovide local sales and applications support. Applied Seals’ o-ringsand other sealing products are used by customers in the solar,semiconductor and other industries. Zeus has 30 years ofexperience providing Korea’s high-technology industries [...]
TheTaiwan-US Green Energy and Technology Delegation, led by EconomicAffairs Vice Minister Dr. CJ Hwang visited Applied Materials’ Energyand Display Solutions group. The delegation came with the goal tobetter understand Applied’s solutions to cut solar manufacturing costsas well as gain insights into how the Taiwan government could developenergy incentives for solar cell makers. After touring the [...]
Robert D. Hormats,Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs,met with Chairman and CEO Mike Splinter and a dozen other SiliconValley business leaders were at Applied’s Silicon Valley headquartersearlier this month to discuss the importance of domestic and globalcompetitiveness. The group covered issues including the currenteconomic environment, the U.S. – China relationship, immigration [...]
Asthe world’s demand for energy continues to escalate, solar power isproving to be one of the most abundant resources available to provideclean, cost-effective energy. Recently, Applied Materials introduced a solar rebate program thatallows its U.S. employees to take advantage of currently availableincentives to save on future electricity bills, further the movementtoward renewable energy and reduce [...]
Goodluck to the Conference of Parties in Copenhagen! I have the privilegeof traveling there over the weekend as part of a delegation organizedby California’s Climate Action Reserveand its program arm, the Center for Climate Action. This delegation ofover 100 individuals includes business people, state and localofficials and staff (including Governor Schwarzenegger, two other U.S.governors and two [...]
Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) visited Applied Materials to learn about the company’s solar technology business and solar policy initiatives. Both senators believe an investment in green energy is needed tohelp create the jobs of the future and to tackle one of the biggestchallenges of our time; global warming. As members [...]
Applied Quantum Technology(AQT) has lined up a customer who plans to assemble AQT’s solar cellsof copper, indium, gallium, sulfur and selenium into panels for aninstallation in Mexico. Unlike competitors who use similar compounds, AQT will be rollingout cells in the familiar square shape of conventional crystallinesilicon cells. Santa Clara, Calif.-based AQT plans to announce its [...]
AppliedMaterials CEO Mike Splinter (right) with Joe Pasetti (center), AppliedMaterials Government Affairs, and Senator Jeff Bingaman (left) discussApplied’s solar policy initiatives. OnNovember 12, Senator Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) chairman of the Senate Energyand Natural Resources Committee and a senior member of the SenateFinance Committee, visited Applied’s Santa Clara, California campus tolearn more about Applied’s solar activities. [...]
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