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In Focus: GaN-on-Si LED Lighting

In Focus: GaN-on-Si LED Lighting

More and more countries, including the US, are phasing out the sale of incandescent bulbs, which offers an increasing market opportunity for energy-efficient LED lighting. President Barack Obama actively supports LED lighting and his Recovery Act legislation included hundreds of millions to support this industry. Clean energy technology such as solar, wind and electric cars,

Stion kicks off 100 MW expansion and partnership with TSMC

Stion, a manufacturer of high-efficiency thin-film solar panels,announced today a production partnership with TSMC of Taiwan. Stion will commence a 100 MW expansion of its San Jose, Calif. facility followingthe close of its $70 million Series D financing. Stion had previouslyraised $44.6 million in equity financing. “TSMC has evaluated anumber of thin-film technologies and believes

TSMC Forms Strategic Partnership With Motech Industries

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) and solar cell manufacturer Motech Industries Inc.have signed a share subscription agreement under which TSMC willsubscribe through a private placement for 75.32 million new Motechshares. The total consideration is approximately NT$6.2 billion($193 million), or NT$82.7 per share, representing a 16.9% discount toMotech’s three-month average closing price. TSMC will become