- Solyndra Signs with SunConnex
Solyndra Inc., maker of photovoltaic systems for commercial rooftops, has announced it has signed a new long-term sales contract with solar integrator SunConnex B.V., located in Amsterdam. The Euro-based contract is worth up to $189 million and extends through 2013. The SunConnex deal brings Solyndra's announced contractual backlog to nearly $1.7 billion. The solar panels for these contracts will be manufactured at Solyndra's facilities in Fremont and Milpitas, Calif.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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