I. L.
October 2007
Red Herring;10/7/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 29, p80
Trade Publication
The article profiles semiconductor company Solaicx. The company makes silicon wafers used by companies to manufacture photovoltaic solar cells, which are then assembled into solar panels. Solaicx has developed its own wafer production technology that it believes has an advantage in the highly cometitive solar power market. The company claims its wafers need less silicon, a significant cost factor in solar panels, and can be produced five times faster than traditional wafers. According to Solaicx, this means solar cell manufacturers can cut production costs by upwards of 20 percent.


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