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January 10th, 2008

Moser Baer’s new bet on solar energy

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MBPV also has a minority stake in the California-based nanostructures technology firm Stion Corp., an innovator of nanotechnology-based photovoltaic products which it will begin making by 2009-10. And it has investments in Solaria, another concentration technology firm based in Fremont, California that makes low-cost, high efficiency solar solutions (MBPV will begin shipping these panels by end-2008) and a 40% strategic equity stake in Slovenia-based Solarvalue Proizvodnja d.d.
Thin film photovoltaic panels present ample room for further development and deployments since 90-95% of the solar panel demand is currently met by crystalline silicon. "Thin film is an emerging market and mass production has not yet taken off," said Amol Kotwa of research firm Frost and Sullivan.

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