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Whatever one says about organic solar cell aspirant Konarka, the one thing the startup is great at is raising money. Konarka just announced $20 million in strategic investment from Japan’s Konica Minolta. That brings Konarka’s total to more than $150M in angel funding,venture capital, strategic investment and private equity money raisedsince 2001. And throw in at [...]
Konarka Technologies and Arch Aluminum & Glassplan to erect two walls of solar panels in a pilot project to gatherdata for architects and other customers interested in integrating solarcells into building materials. Glass panels encased with Konarka’s organic solar cells will go upagainst the south- and east-facing walls of an existing Arch officebuilding in Tamarac, [...]
Konarka Technologies Inc. has hired Alessandro Zeddaas vice president of materials development. He will lead Konarka’smaterials and device research and partnerships in developinghigher-performing organic photovoltaic (OPV) modules. For thepast decade, Zedda has worked in various roles at Ciba Basel, a globalproducer of high-value effects for a wide range of products. Mostrecently, he was head of [...]
Your new carrying bag might able to charge your cell phone and you iPod, as well. Konarka Technologies, Inc. has unveiled the Power Plastic 20 series,a new line of solar panels for portable charging applications, at theEuropean Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference. Konarka is a solar company which has developed an innovative andunique technology, Power Plastic®–a [...]
Sprint made news yesterdaywhen the cellphone company announced the launch of new ecofriendlysolar chargers for mobile devices, which could prove beneficial forcampers and now Konarka Technologies has tried to make solar charging for phone even more accessible and simple with a new roll-up charger for avid campers.
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