AQT and their Plan to Dominate CIGS

Sunnyvale, Calif.–That whooshing, whirring machinein the video is how solar will one day compete directly against fossilfuels, according to AQT Solar. The company, which makes copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) solar cells, has come up with a manufacturing process that the company says allows it to produce relatively high efficiency solar cells fairly cheaply. AQT’s […] Read more

AQT Solar’s first CIGS manufacturing facility goes online

AQT Solar, a leading developer of low-cost CIGS(copper-indium-gallium-diselenide) thin-film solar cells today announced the opening of their new fully-operational facility in Sunnyvale,California. The facility has already begun production to fillcurrent customer orders of 20 MW, with substantial purchase orders inthe pipeline. AQT also released the name of its first customerinstallation, Sol Pacifico, a large property […] Read more

AQT Raises $10 Million for CIGS

This has been an interesting few months for the CIGS solar community.  VC-funded CIGS startup Solyndra filed for their IPOlate last year and last week received a "going concern" warning.  Martin Roscheisen, the tight-lipped CEO of Nanosolar, remained tight-lipped as he lost his CEO position to a solar newcomer.  And SoloPower raised some money, partly […] Read more