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    • ENF Solar-reports: Global Panel Database, 17341 panels, 562 panel manufacturers, June 2013, quarterly updates; Chinese Cell & Panel Manufacturers, 135 cell, 391 panel, 27 thin film manufacturers, July 2013; Global Ingot and Wafer Manufacturers, 130 Ingot, 139 Wafer Manufacturers, July 2013; Chinese Panel Price Report, 100 top Chinese companies, July 2013, monthly updates; PV Industry Directory, 17,000 companies, April 2013, quarterly updates; Taiwanese Cell & Panel Manufacturers, 20 cell, 28 panel, 15 thin film manufacturers, July 2012; Indian Cell & Panel Manufacturers, 13 cell, 63 panel, 4 thin film manufacturers, April 2012.
    • Photon Consulting-Reports available annually. Solar Annual 2013: Build Your Empire
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    • 3M-MMM on NYSE, Scotchshield used in PV panels.
    • 3 S-Swiss Solar Systems AG, SSS on BRN-Berne exchange, Swiss Valorennummer 2.267.882, ISIN CH0022678822; WKN AOF6EW, symbol S3V, on FSE-Frankfurt Freiverkehrssegment (free market), ETR-Xetra, BER-Berlin/Bremen, MUN-Munich, STU-Stuttgart; modules production and project work. design of and construction of special machines for making PV modules.
    • 5N Plus Inc-VNP on TSX, tellurium stock material for CdTe.
    • ABB- ABB on NYSE, power inverters. 2015 see - solar power solutions
    • Abengoa SA- ABG on Madrid, operating in 70 countries. large engineering and environmental co. CSP solar tower tech via Solucar Energia-600 mirrors reflecting onto a 40 story tall tower in Andalusia Spain making 11MW, Europe's first commercial solar power plant. see YouTube video of tower.
    • Ablerex Electronics Co Ltd-3628 on TPO, makes inverters for PV.
    • AccelRate Power Systems-APS on TSX.V, rapid battery chargers.
    • Acciona Energia-ANA on MC, ACXIF on OTC.PK, OH4K on AIM, Spanish construction co with a new green building and environmental focus. 24MW solar panel plant in Moura Portugal, building 91MW solar power plant in Portugal. -subsidiary Solargenix was the system integrator and provider of the parabolic troughs for the 64MW Nevada 1 solar thermal plant (100,000 ft2 of parabolic mirrors 15' tall in 6 rows 1200' long) at Boulder City Nevada for Arizona Public Service Corp. In Spain the co sets up 'Solar Gardens'- 400 trackers with 279 owners of the individual trackers makes an interesting business model for building solar tracker parks, also has see-wind (EHN!).
    • *1-ADEV Solarstrom AG- WKN 666893 Germany, Nov 06 IPO, ISIN CH0006668930, Swiss co, planning, finance, construction. 150kW PV installation on soccer stadium in Basel, 14M kWh power produced in 2005. will rent your roof.
    • Advanced Energy Industries Inc-AEIS on NASDAQ, gas flow control devices used in plasma based thin-film processing equipment, power conversion and control equipment, also inverters.
    • Advanced Energy Systems- (different co with same name previously was AES on ASX- bought out in 2005 by XXX?), 09/2006 site says co is currently raising funds. off grid systems, inverters, wind diesel hybrids.
    • AE PolysiliconTaiwan, 2400 tonnes polysilicon production for 2008 planned. more info at gunther portfolio blogspot
    • AeroVironment Inc-AVAV on Nasdaq, 2kW AND 5kW solar powered variable speed motor controllers with MPPT.
    • AES, huge power co in USA, + Riverstone commit $1B to Solar jv.
    • AGIP SpA-see-ENI previous info: on NYSE, Borsa Italia, and WKN 897791 on FSE. 80% owner of EuroSolare, an Italian solar co.(Eurosolare is 25% owner in Pacific Solar), Also ? shareholder in Wavegen
    • Aisin Seiki Co Ltd-7259 on TSE, member of Toyota group. Dye-sensitized solar modules (DSC) also known as Graetzel Cells, nanocrystalline TiO2, contributing to environmentally conscious automobiles (see-Toyota Labs)
    • Aixtron AG-WKN 506620, symbol AIX on ETR, FSE, others, ISIN DE0005066203; also ADS on NASDAQ, symbol AIXG, WKN B06JQB3, ISIN US0096061041; nano-scale metal-organic vapour phase epitaxy machines.
    • Akeena Solar-WEST on NASDAQ-2010, was-AKNS on NASDAQ since Sept 24, 2007. formerly on OTC.BB since IPO August 31, 2006, California based USA designer & installer of solar systems.
    • Aleo Solar-WKN AOJM63, ISIN DE000A0JM634, Code AS1 on FSE, July 14, 2006 IPO. ODVT on AIM, 100MW/yr PV modules, expand to 180MW in 2008. cells from Q-Cells, sales to PowerLight, Endesa, Gamesa. 4MW modules (24,000 modules) to Solartia Solar Farm in Viana Spain. CIGS thin film investment 17% in Johanna Solar Technology GmbH. 2009 Bosch acquires a majority stake in aleo + Johanna Solar.
    • Altair Nanotechnologies Inc-ALTI on NASDAQ, TiO2 pigment tech jv with see-Sherwin-Williams, ev batteries for Phoenix Motorcars, AES.
    • Amtech Systems Inc-ASYS on NASDAQ, supplies horizontal diffusion furnaces for PV cell manufacture, also machines for wafers, semiconductors, optics, MEMS.
    • Antec Solar Energy AG-WKN 685820, ISIN DE0006858202, merger of Oekologic Ecovest AG (the now and former WKN 685820) with Antec Solar Energy GmbH (- over the counter WKN 549293, ISIN DE0006858202), 10MW/yr solar modules to expand to 25MW. August 12 05 friendly takeover of HIT International Trading AG- WKN 605290 on Xetra, FSE, others, ISIN DE0006052905- by Antec Solar Energy AG to give Antec the market listing of HIT. , one can invest at Valora.
    • Apollo Solar, no web, ASOE on OTC, miner of Tellurium (Te) used in thin film, China mine in Sichuan Province, formerly Wincroft Inc, Nov 3 2008 name change, contemplates 10GW solar power at Ninqguo City to create a solar city, April 23, 2010.
    • A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd-APWR on NASDAQ, distributed power systems, micro-power grids 5-400MW, gearboxes for GE China/GE Drivetrain, builds 2.7MW Fuhrlander turbines since June 09, 80/20 jv with Norwin for building 750kW turbines (expandable to 1.5MW), W2E Wind to Energy GmbH, also solar with acquiring Evatech, a designer + manufacturer of industrial equipment for amorphous-silicon (a-Si) PV panels.
    • Apple-AAPL on NASDAQ, has applied for a patent on combo solar cell LCD screen.
    • Applied Films-AFCO on NASDAQ, high tech Nano manufacturing technology. sputter technology/physical vapour deposition thin film equipment. July 2006 bought by see-Applied Materials.
    • Applied Materials-AMAT on NASDAQ, laboratory equipment for semiconductor industry, nano manufacturing, solar cells, architectural glass. July 2006 buys see-Applied Films. to build a Thin Film solar module production line in New Delhi for see-Moser Baer. 2007 acquires HCT Shaping Systems SA of Switzerland which makes precison wafering systems used in C-Si crystalline systems for $475M. 2008 buys Baccini- capable of processing wafers <120 micrometres thick. SunFab production line makes 5.7m2 panels.
    • Applied Power Corp- solar cell maker sold by Idacorp to Schott in 2003.
    • Apollo Solar Energy Inc., no web, ASOE on OTC, Tellurium (Te) mine in China.
    • *1-AquaSolar AG- WKN 550297 Germany, over the counter, desalination systems- wind/solar- 300-14,000 l/day, small German co with Sri Lanka production base.
    • ARISE- APV on TSX, March 07, prospectus issued for funds for a PV facility in Germany, planned production of 5MW in 2007, 10MW in 2008 of thin film PV cells, wafers from see SolarWorld subsidiary Deutsche Solar. sales to SDA, inverter/controller for home PV systems, electric fencing, solar water pumping, solar thermal, utility interactive systems, start trading on TSX.V on July 22, 2003. Canadian distributor of see-Suntech's MSK roofing panels.
    • Ariston-see Indesit, Ariston brand solar hot water heaters.
    • Aros Quality Group AB-AQ on STO, makes inverters for PV.
    • Arrowhead Research Corp-ARWR on NASDAQ, subsidiary Unidym and see-Nippon Kayaku Co- makes carbon nanotube based electrodes for thin film solar cells.
    • Ascent Solar Technologies Inc.-ASTI on NASDAQ, 1.5MW CIGS demonstration plant. thin film CIGS layer on flex high temp plastic substrate. tech inherited from ITN Energy Systems Inc, see-Moser Baer invested Ascent in 2006.
    • AstroPower Inc. formerly APWR on NASDAQ-NM, DELISTED 7/25/2003 for failing to file returns and reports. bought by GE.
    • Atlantic Green Power Holding Co., no web, AGPH on OTC, development stage co, solar press releases.
    • Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc,- AWSL & AWSLD on pink, ?.
    • ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc.- ATA on TSX, large tooling design company, in 1997 bought Matrix Solar and also in 1997 ATS bought Photowatt of France (5% market share in 1997); in 2004 ATS started the Spheral Solar 20MW flexible solar panel plant in Ontario but the 2006 start-up production troubles caused ATS stock to fall May 06, had an agreement with Elk Corp, the biggest roofing and building products co in USA to develop roofing products using Spheral Solar flexible solar cells. Sept 2006 has spun off solar subsidaries Photowatt and troubled Spheral Solar under the combined name see-Photowatt, Photowatt has jv with see-Fujipream to sort out bugs with Spheral Solar production. the planned Sept 06 Photowatt IPO (an IPO of a troubled company?-ie the Spheral Solar part) was cancelled March 2007. ATS is also a major shareholder in see-Canadian Solar.
    • AXT, Inc-AXTI on NASDAQ, GaAs (Galium Arsenide), InP (Indium Phosphate), Ge (Germanium). using vertical gradient freeze VGF technology. Freemont California co with factory in China.
    • Baekert S.A.- BEKB on BRU, involved in Unisolar with Energy Conversion Devices 2000-2003.
    • Bakhu Holdings, no web, BKUH on OTCBB, buys Shenzhen Xinhonglian Solar Energy Co Ltd.
    • Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Ltd-BCP on SET, Bung-kra-sun, Bang-Pa-In, Ayutthaya solar farms with see-Solartron. Issues green bond in March 2015.
    • Baoding Tianwei Baodian Electric Co.-600550 on Shanghai, transformer company. wind, solar, makes crystalline solar cells, to spin off see-Yingli (Baoding Tianwei Yingli New Energy Resources Co. Ltd.)- IPO in 2006, Yingli Green Energy makes 95MW wafers, 60MW cells, 100MW modules per year. 2008-46.5MW thin film production line from Oerlikon
    • Barnabus Energy, (formerly BBSE on NASDAQ OTCBB) - name change to see-Beacon Power- BCON on NASDAQ, 2011 files for bankrupcy. inverter technology, sustainable energy storage system + power conversion solution for RE, telecom, dist gen, and UPS.
    • Beijing Jingyuntong Technology Co Ltd.-601908 on SHA, Sept 2011 IPO, silicon industrial park in Beijing, PV equipment, mono + poly furnaces, mono + poly ingots.
    • BHEL- 500103 on BSE, electronics division makes solar modules at Bangalore- 110Wp standalone PV systems.
    • BIG SUN Energy Technology Incorporation-3566 on TPO, 90MW mono + multi crystalline solar cells, to expand to 270MW. + jv in China 30-60MW planned.
    • Bluefield Solar Income Fund, BSIF on LON, July 2013, solar farms,
    • Boeing, 2006-subsidiary Spectrolab buys 600,000 CPV panels from SolFocus. Pyron Solar Inc-Boeing-Spectrolab-Pyron Solar Generator. also see-Lion Energy.
    • Borevind AB-BORE on STO, Stockholm, invests in wind/solar/ocean RE co's, Gallivare PhotoVoltaic AB.
    • BP Solar- BP on NYSE, an early leader in solar, now plans to spend $1Billion on solar. 100MW solar cell manufacturer- drops from #3 to #7 in 2005. plant in Tres Cantos Spain to expand to 300MW, plant in Bangalore India to expand to 300MW, plant at Castilla-La-Mancha in Puertollano start 2008 300MW/year to expand to 500MW (100MEuro), Planning 63MW solar park in Portugal. installing 278 solar installations in Spain for 160 Million Euros. avaiable in some Home Depot stores. 150MW from US plant by 2008. jv with Sun Oasis Co Ltd of China- 25 MW, 100MW by 2010. see also solar thermal. May 2005 BP Solar reports 1st profit. Has a state of the art screen printing tech proprietary to BP Solar. has BIPV roofing. 2012- see-Tata to buy BP share of Tata BP Solar.
    • BTU International Inc.-BTUI on NASDAQ, thermal processing equipment for wafer level equipment.
    • Canadian Solar Inc-CSIQ on NASDAQ, Nov. 9, 2006 IPO. 7.7M shares @ $15. China based company incorporated in Canada. formerly a distributor (CSI Solartronics Ltd) of see-Photowatt products in China. see-ATS is a major shareholder. expanding-250MW module plant end 2007 in Changshu, China.
    • Canadian Tire-CTC.A on TSX, hardware store chain in Canada selling off-grid and on-grid-net-metering home solar systems.
    • Canon Inc.- on TSE, CAJ on NYSE, formerly involved in Unisolar with Energy Conversion Devices prior to 2000. Kyosei introduced by Chairman in 1988. 2008 has a-Si thin film.
    • Capital Stage AG-CAP1 on FSE, WKN 609500, ISIN DE0006095003, private equity co. 39% of Inventux Technologies AG- 33MW modules, tech partner see-Oerlikon; see-ANTEC investment; minor stake in Conergy; 10% in Blue Tec- hot water.
    • Capman Green Energy Fund AD Sofia-C4P on BUL, solar investments, 80% owned by Property Developers OOD.
    • Carlos Garazzi Holding AG-GAV on SWF, makes inverters for PV.
    • Carmanah Technologies Corporation-CMH on TSX, QCX on BER, FSE, has wireless airport runway lights, marine buoys, rail yards, bus stops, trafic signals. bought Soltek in 2005 and sold it in 2007.
    • Cars- interesting to note that 3 car companies from Japan- Honda, Mazda, and Toyota- are active in solar.
    • CBD Energy-CBD on ASX, thin film solar, solar park builder, remote area wind & solar power systems.
    • CDTC China Tech Development-CDTC on NASDAQ, solar product sales in China using direct sales force.
    • CEEG-see China Sunergy. CEEG is jv of Dupont of USA, DSI of USA, KME of Germany, and Wuhan Steel Mill of China. CEEG Nanjing PV-tech (CEEG=China Electric Equipment Group), transformers, insulation, PV division. PV division also goes by name NPV, 192MW mono + multi crystalline solar cells. 30MW screen printed cells.
    • Centrosolar Group AG-WKN 514850, symbol C3O, on ETR, FSE, BER, MUN, STU; ISIN DE0005148506; end 2005 IPO; CEOLF on OTC, OECX on AIM; was Centrosolar AG, name change take effect September 1, 2007. bought see-Solara AG 13 Jan 2006, Solara is a long established solar co with 35Million Euro revenues, 2006 bought Solarstocc AG. has jv (10%) in Asia with Jumao Photonics Co Ltd, an OEM module manufacturer;. PV complete energy systems, modules, mounting systems. distribution to 45 countries. 2005 bought Solarsquare AG- 33MW modules with cells from see-Q-Cells. by end 2009 will have a 100MW crystalline cell factory in Portugal with see-Qimonda. Centrosolar is a 43.8% owned by see-Centrotec.
    • Centrotec Sustainable AG- WKN 540750, symbol CEV (was CEU, ISIN DE0005407506, check) on ETR, FSE, BER, MUN, STU, DUS, HAM; owns 43.8% of see-Centrosolar Group AG.
    • Centrotherm Photovoltaics AG-CTN on FSE, ISIN DE000A0JMMN2, production lines for solar cells and solar silicon-reactors + converters.
    • CEZ as-BAACEZ on PRG (Prague), 12 hydro, 2 nuclear, 1 wind, 1 solar power plants.
    • Changzhou Almaden Stock Co Ltd-002623 on SHE, PV glass
    • Chevron Energy-putting up a $11.9M 1MW array at California State University. Chevron Energy Solutions LP has jv with see-ECD, 1MW CPV system at Questa Mine in New Mexico, see-Soitec.
    • Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp-3009 on TPE, thin film transistor tech for LCD monitors. to start solar cell production in Changhua.
    • China Electric Mfg Corp-1611 on TPE, lighting products, expanding into solar panel production.
    • China Longyuan Power Group Co Ltd-00916 on HKSE, China's largest alternative energy developer, Dec 09 operates 64 wind power companies. also building solar.
    • China Nuvo Solar Energy Inc.-out of solar + name change in 2011. was-CNUV on OTC. no web. CIGS thin film pilot line. formerly Interactive Games Inc. US co, not China.
    • China Private Equity Investment Holdings- CPEH on LON-AIM, 2011 buys see-Evergreen Solar assets.
    • China Solar & Clean Energy Solns., Inc.-CSOL on OTC, hot water via: owns Deli Solar BVI and Deli Solar Beijing. (CSOL web page says Deli Solar USA set up Deli Solar Beijing in 2nd quarter 2006, also that CSOL formed subsidiary Deli Solar Beijing in 2nd quarter 2006. - related co's anyways- CSOL owns Deli Solar BVI (August 15, 2005?) which in turn owns Deli Solar USA (March 15, 2005), which in turn owns Deli Solar PRC (founded 1997) (=Deli Solar Bazhou?) and set up Deli Solar Beijing (2nd Q 2006)), business is hot water. via subsidiary Deli Solar BVI -(which in 2005 (same date see below Deli Solar BVI acquires Meditech & changes name to Deli Solar USA) acquires 1997 founded Bazhou Deli Solar Energy Heating Co Ltd (Deli Solar PRC) -which in turn is part of see-Deli Solar (USA) Inc below). Also in 2006 formed subsidiary Beijing Deli Solar Technology Development Co (Deli Solar (Beijing) ) acquires 100% of Shenzhen Peng Sang Pu Solar Industrial Products Corp.
    • China Solar + Clean Energy, NCS2 on ETR?, no web, no news, most likely not same as above close-similar named company.
    • China Solar Energy Holdings Ltd-0155 or CHINASOLAR on HKSE, Jan 06 bought out 51% of Terra Solar Global Inc of USA, solar project financing, planning, engineering, BIPV, PV Manufacturing, Power Projects, Home Systems, 13 plants constructed. formerly REX Oriental International Holdings Ltd (code: REXCAPITAL on HKSE)
    • China Sunergy-CSUN ADR on NASDAQ, May 13, 2007 IPO. see-CEEG. 192MW mono + multi crystalline PV cells, panels, inverters, charge controllers.
    • China Singyes Solar Technology Holdings Limited-0750 on HKSE, thin film BIPV design and installation in China.
    • China Solar Energy-0155 on HKG, cells modules, panels
    • China Technology Development Group Corp-CDTC on NASDAQ, via Broad Shine Solar Tech Ltd has an SnO2 thin film base plate production line tech for a-Si, also to co-develop Xiamen Bay Solar City (industrial park).
    • China Technology Solar Power Hldgs Ltd-8111 on HKG, software for power intgegration
    • CH Karnchang Public Company Limited- CK on Bangkok Stock Exchange, infrastructure, building/owning MW scale PV solar farm near Lop Buri (Conergy contract).
    • Chofu Seisakusho Co Ltd-5946 on TSE, Tokyo First Section, JP3527800001, leaders in solar water heaters in Japan.
    • Cimetrix-CMXX on OTC, PV2 Standard software for automation in 300mm wafer business.
    • Claymore/MAC Global Solar Index (ETF)-TAN on NYSE, April 24, 2008, global solar etf.
    • Clear Skies Solar Inc.-CSKH on OTC, solar design + install in NJ, NY, and California.
    • CLP Holdings Limited-code 002 on HKSE, ADR's on NYSE, holding co for CLP Group- China Light and Power, which in 2005 created CLP Renewables, committed to generating 5% of total capacity from RE by 2010. 214MW in 2006 (1.8% of total); building 154MW CPV power plant in Australia.
    • CMC Magnetics Corp-2323 on TPE, makes magnetic storage devices-CDs, DVDs, 2007 buys 40MWp thin film solar cell production line from see-Oerlikon, 2008-subsidiary Sunwell has 1X60MW and 1X120MW, goal is 1GW production.
    • CNPV-ALCNPV on EPA, China Solar Photovoltaic SA, ingots/wafers/cells/panels. Dongying City, SDG. AE Photonics/CTS Solar GmbH/Sinatis-France/Korea supply deal.
    • COLEXON- WKN 525070 on FSE,ETR,BER,MUN,STU,DUS, ISIN DE0005250708, name changed from see-Reinecke & Pohl Sun Energy in Jan 2008. restructuring in 2006, PV modules and systems, 150MW supply contract with First Solar. note confusion with Reinecke + Pohl Neue Energien AG, also research (management) past renewables involvement at Plambeck (wind). 2008 name change to COLEXON.
    • Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited-0712 on HKSE, investment holding co, 175MW wafers/electronics
    • Comtec Solar Systems Group Limited-0712 on HKSE, 221MW monocrystaalline wafer and ingots 2013
    • Conergy AG- WKN 604002, symbol CGY on ETR, FSE, BER, MUN, STU, DUS, HAM;, ISIN DE0006040025; CEYHF on OTC, O19Q on AIM; world's largest solar company. home power systems. building large solar parks in Europe, solar PV and thermal systems, inverters. March 2005 IPO. distributor of Unisolar products. SunTechnics subsidiary has solar thermal systems. 2007 building factory for 2008 production of 300MW wafers, 275MW cells, 250MW modules at Frankfurt/Oder., 2007 bought ETI (Alberta design and installation co). July 2013, files for insolvency.
    • Cooper Industries-CBE on NYSE, electrical BOS -battery equalizers, DC-DC converters, fuses, surge protection, PV to 1500Vdc.
    • Co-op Sapporo-Mega Solar Bonds to build 2x PV projects
    • Corning Inc.- GLW on NYSE, at one time Corning + GPU in 50/50 JV with AstroPower called GPU Solar.
    • Coronus Solar Inc-CRNSF on OTC, Vancouver address.
    • Cosmo Oil Co-5007 on TSE, major petroleum distributor, Dec 2007 jv with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (MASDAR-ADFEC) to research solar thermal.
    • CRH plc-CRH on NYSE, construction company, Ireland head office, North American division Oldcastle Inc has subsidiary Allied Building Products Corp., residential roofing in NE states with a solar division.
    • CSG Holding Co. Ltd-code 200012 and 200012 on Shenzen, makes high purity polysilicon material for electronics and solar industries, 1500 tonnes/year phase one, 5000 tonnes/year projected. also makes auto glass, and Low-E Insulating Glass for energy savings.
    • CSG Solar AG, not on markets, included to show difference with above co., CSG Solar started Jan 04 by former employees of Pacific Solar. June 2004 Pacific Solar (see-AGIP) sold assets + equipment to CSG Solar (a consortium of European investors including see-Q-Cells).
    • CVD Equipment Corp-CVV on NASDAQ, was CVV on AMEX until August 07, manufactures chemical vapour deposition and gas control equipment.
    • Cypress Semiconductor Corp-CY on NYSE, parent co of see-SunPower Corporation-SPWR on NYSE.
    • Daido Steel Co Ltd-5471 on TSE, steel maker, New Materials Section- Titanium, solar concentrator cells.
    • Danen Technology-3686 on TPO, multicrystaline 6" wafers, ingots.
    • Daqo New Energy Corp-DQ on NYSE, polysilicon mfr in China, 3300 tonnes, + some wafers via 3rd party manufacture.
    • Das Gruene Emissionshaus- solar parks and wind farms to invest in at site. 320 MW financed to date.
    • Day4 Energy-DFE on TSX, December 2007 IPO, PV panels, modules, 90MW by end 2008. bankrupt, bought out by management, delisted.
    • Daystar- DSTI on NASDAQ, +DSTIW + DSTI2, USA co planning to make foil based thin film, copper-indium-gallium-selenide (CIGS) solar cells.
    • DC Chemical-010060 on Seoul, polysilicon plant by 2008. customers include see-SunPower and see-Trina and see-Evergreen, 2007 invests in see-Evergreen.
    • Deli Solar (USA) Inc-see-China Solar & Clean Energy Solns, May 2008 DLSL not on markets, was DLSL on NASDAQ OTCBB, WKN A0F7F2, Symbol NCS2, ISIN US24688L1026, on BER,STU; 03/2005 IPO; solar hot water heaters, spaceheating, cooking; also coal fired residential products via 100% ownership of 1997 founded Bazhou Deli Solar Energy Heating Co Ltd in the PRC. 03/2005 name change from Meditech Pharmaceuticals Inc (Deli Solar (BVI) reverse merger with Meditech to get listing);
    • DelSolar Co-3599 on TPO, Taiwan, November 2007 IPO, design, manufacture, + distribution of solar cells. no relation to above Deli Solar.
    • Desertec, $400B project, Seimens, E.ON, ABB, Deutsche Bank, Munich Re, 15% of Europes electricity by 2050.
    • Distributed Energy Systems Corp-DESC on NASDAQ, small + mid sized on and off grid wind & solar systems. also fuel cells. 2007 agreement with Morgan Stanley to finance projects.
    • DongFang-600875 on SHA, license CPV tech from see-Titan, see also wind.
    • Dow, ticker, Dow Powerhouse solar shingle, 2009.
    • Dow Corning-DOW on NYSE, PV1101 SoG Silicon, first commercially available metallurgical feedstock produced using large scale manufacturing processes. also owns a majority share of see-Hemlock.
    • DuPont-DD on NYSE, makes chemicals and backing paper for panels, 2008 to open a research centre in Hong Kong and an a-Si amorphous silicon thin film PV production plant in Shenzhen. see also CEEG.
    • Dyesol- DYE on ASX, new type of solar cell- Dye Solar Cells (DSC) -artificial photosynthesis using nanopartile Titania cells. August 31 2005 IPO.
    • East Japan Railway Co-9020 on TSE, 1MW on unused railyard land –see- Japanese Railway Company to Build a Mega Solar Power Plant in Rail Yard-from JFS WEEKLY DIGEST 21 - 27 May. 2013
    • Ebara Corp-6361 on TSE, big co, corporate philosophy is a zero emissions concept, New Energy Group has pv.
    • Echelon Corporation-ELON on NASDAQ, see-SMA using i.LON SmartServer with Sunny Central 250U and Sunny Tower inverters. See also energy efficiency page.
    • EDF Energies Nouvelles SA-EEN on Euronext Paris, Jan 07 IPO, France co- EDF Energies Nouvelles is a 50% subsidiary of EDF Group (EDF on EPA) -member of e8. some solar PV, solar thermal, mostly windfarms.
    • Edisun Power Europe AG, no web, ESUN on SWF, solar power plant developer, finance, operation, in Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France.
    • EE-Direct- Renewable Energy Funds, invest at site.
    • EGCO-EGCO on SET (Thailand), previous was EGCOMP, Electricity Generating PLC, has one Nordtank 150kW turbine at Leam Phromthep, Phuket Island since 1996. also planning a 30MW windfarm with see-PTT, WEGCO and see-EUROS of Japan for between Nakhon Si Thammarat and Songkhla. 2010-Natural Energy Development Co jv of see-Mitsubishi, see-CPL, and EGCO, building 73MW solar power plant in Lop Buri (world's largest 2010).
    • Eging Photovoltaic Technology Co Ltd- 600537 on SHA, modules, cells, wafers
    • Eguana Technologies Inc-EGT on TSX.V, inverters, name change from see-Sustainable Energy Technologies
    • EHN- Energia Hidroelectrica de Navarra-2005 bought out by see-Acciona Energia- Owns a 1.2MW solar facility in Spain (Spain's largest). Also has built many windfarms. see-wind.
    • Ekarat Engineering Plc-AKR on SET, Stock Exchange of Thailand, IPO August 8 2006 @2.90Baht. makes transformers, Thailand co. 15MW mono and polycrystalline PV module production facility.
    • Elecnor Group-ENO on MC Madrid, subsidiary ATERSA has 73MW solar cells from Q-Cells. see also wind.
    • Electron Solar Energy-ESRG on Pink Sheets since Oct 15, 07. Miami Florida co. large scale distribution in US and Latin America.
    • Elk Corp- ELK on NYSE, biggest roofing and building products co in USA. has agreement with ATS to develop roofing products using Spheral Solar flexible solar cells.
    • ELKEM- formerly ELK on Oslo and WKN 858467 on FSE, Norwegian company. was world's largest producer of metallurgical silicon. in 2005 Elkem Solar sold silicon plant in Alloy West Virginia to Globe Metallurgical Inc. Previously was in joint venture with Astropower (now GE) to supply silicon feedstock for the solar industry. in 2005 Alcan sells 47% stake to see Orkla ASA which then owned 97% and took Elkem off the market.
    • Emcore-EMKR on NASDAQ, GaAs cell equipment, cells, panels, sold 50% LED j.v. with GE called GELcore to GE. Nov 06 bought 26.5% of see-World Water & Power for $18M. 2008 50kW CPV jv with Xin Ao Gas Holdings Ltd, 20 January 2009 sells remaining investment in WorldWater + Solar Technologies Corp to The Quercus Trust
    • EMJ- EMJ on TSX, shareholder in ARISE, distribution agreement.
    • Enbridge- ENB on TSX, NYSE, large pipeline co. working with see-First Solar in Ontario on 60MW, see also wind.
    • Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc.- ENF on TSX, 2011 buys assets including 80MW Sarnia Solar Project from see-Enbridge.
    • Energiedienst Holding AG-code EDHN on SWF (Switzerland), energy retailer, sources wind, solar, hydro- choose either 10% or 100% RE energy packages.
    • Energiekontor AG- WKN 531350, symbol EKT, ISIN DE0005313506 on FSE, ETR, BER, MUN, STU, DUS, HAM; solar parks or solar funds to invest in at site, also wind.
    • Energy Absolute Plc-EAM on SET, 63MW PV power plant in Nakonsawan using see-ReneSola Virtus II PV panels, also wind, biodiesel
    • Energy Conversion Devices Inc.- ENER on NASDAQ, ECD on Xetra, Unisolar flexible thin film solar cells. bought out Baekert in 2003. 28MW now to expand to 300MW. new development eliminates need for polysilicon, BIPV, data monitoring system.
    • Energy Farming International AG-invest in solarparks, windfarms at site, finance firm for wind, solar, biogas, solarthermal; also will rent your roof.
    • Energy Solutions Co. Ltd.-067630 on KDQ, engineering services.
    • Eni Technologie SpA- ENI on Milano, ENI on NYSE, large power co in Italy, owns Eurosolare
    • Enphase Energy Inc-ENPH on NASDAQ, micro-inverters.
    • Enro AG-ENO on FSE, project management co. mostly biomass, includes wind + solar. December Thenergo-(ALTHE on EPA) a German holding co listed on French exchange acquires controlling stake.
    • Entech Solar- ENSL on OTC.BB, name change from see-WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp. on January 29, 2009, Ticker change from WWAT same time. Entech has 20X concentrator CPV Thermal tech and 2007-50MW project in Spain. see-WorldWater and Solar Technologies name and MaxPure(R) product line and tech sold to former CEO of WWAT April 2009.
    • Entegris Inc-ENTG on NASDAQ, makes wafers and equipment for solar industry. also equipment to purify, protect, and transport materials. 33 locations worldwide.
    • EnviroMission Ltd-EVM on ASX, EVOMY on NASDAQ OTC, 200MW solar tower project in Australia. merger with SolarMission Technology Inc of Texas in 07. Solar Mission owns the development rights to the tower tech in the USA and elsewhere. in 2001 SolarMission received equity in Enviromission at Enviromission's IPO in return for the marketing rights for Australia.
    • Envision, no web, EVSI on OTCBB, solar PV parking lot shading structures.
    • E.ON Energie AG- WKN 761440 on Xetra, has solar project jv with Siemens Solar GmbH. (Siemens Solar bought out by Shell in Jan 2002) see also wind. Bought Powergen (see wind) in 2001.
    • Epuron- part of see-Conergy. develops solar parks. 2008-43MW built so far, 100MW projects worldwide.
    • Equation Corp Limited-SGX on Sesdaq, Singapore, subs Solar Morph Pte Ltd plans 20MW thin film (Applied Materials equipment) by mid 2008, to expand to 60MW by 2010, also recycle system for electronic waste, property/restaurants.
    • ErSol Solar Energy AG- WKN 662753, symbol ES6, ISIN DE0006627532 on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU,DUS,HAM; OFPQ on AIM, ERSLF on NASDAQ; 09/2005 IPO, 2008 to be bought by Robert Bosch (private co). ErSol makes 60MW/yr -to expand to 220MW/yr by 08 at Arnstadt, + 100MW at Erfurt- of thin film mono and multicrystalline silicon solar cells, 07/2005 bought Asi Industries GmbH -25MW/yr to expand to 100MW/yr- of monocrystaline ingots and wafers. 280 employees. contracts with MSK Corp (Japan), Solon, Solarwatt. has cells that use a three bus system. ErSol (35%) jv with Shanghai Electric Solar Energy Ltd (55%) for 6MW production and supply of modules in China.
    • ESAG Energy AG-ES8 on FSE(?), Swiss holding co invests in solar parks.
    • E-Ton Solar Tech Co. Ltd.-code 3452 on TPE, Taiwan, IPO in 2005, 200MW/year monocrystalline cell producer by 2007.
    • Etrion-4QP on ETR, ETX on TSX, OMX (Sweden) listing?, with SunPower to build 4 solar plants in Italy, total 4MW. 45% owned by Lundin Petroleum (LUPE on NASDAQ OMX)
    • Evergreen Solar- ESLR on NASDAQ, WKN 578949 on Xetra, string ribbon solar cells factory in USA. also has a jv (33.3%-was 75.1%) with see- Q-Cells (33.3% was 24.9%) and REC (33.3%) in EverQ- a 30 MW factory in Thalheim Germany, 300MW by 2010. 4/27/06 first shipment. building new thin-ribbon plant in USA. supply from and invested in by see-DC Chemical. 2007- 15M shares in secondary public offering @$8.25 May 2007. 2011- files for bankrupcy, sells assets to see-China private Equity Investment Holdings.
    • Evolution Solar, EVSO on pink, no web, CSP?, Bermuda co?.
    • Extendis NV-EXNDS on Amsterdam, small co. inverters + control systems.
    • F.A.M.E. AG-WKN AOBVVK, symbol FAM1, ISIN DE000AOBVVK7, on Xetra, FSE, others; investment co and management, 2005 to focus on solar energy + pv; proposed name change to solarequity AG.
    • Ferrotech Corporation-6890 on JSD, specialty equipment used in vacuum rotary feedthrough equipment in PV industry.
    • Fersa Energias Renovables SA-FRS on Madrid, CFRS on BETA-Barcelona, ES0136463017, Barcelona holding co investing in W/S/Biomass.
    • Fidelis Energy Inc., no web, FDEI on OTC pink, Spanish solar parks?
    • Finavera Solar Inc-FVR on TSE, formerly wind
    • First Solar-FSLR on NASDAQ, Nov 2006 IPO. US co of note manufactures solar panels using Cadmium Telluride, a technology that goes back to the early 80's. Cadmium is highly toxic and requires monitoring when these panels ever get recycled. First Solar has insurances and recycle proceedures in place, but needs to be fool proof or a CdTe solar panel is not actually an environmentally beneficial product. First Solar investing RM2B (US$650M) in Malaysia to build the largest solar panel manufacturing plant in Asia. 2011- 8 lines at Kulim, Malaysia, + 2011 planning a plant in Vietnam.
    • Flextronics-FXI on FSE, FLEX on NASDAQ, Singapore co, electronics manufacturing, working with see-CMC Magnetics.
    • Fluor Corporation (NEW)-FLR (NEW) on NYSE, engineering for LDK Polysilicon Project, Xinju City, see video.
    • Formosa Sumco Technology Corp.-3532 on TPE, December 2007 on Primary Market, 8" + 12" wafers, formerly Formosa Komatsu Silicon Corp.
    • Foresight Group LLP- Foresight Solar VCT FTSV on LON, 3X Italian solar farms.
    • Foxconn Technology Group- 2354 on TPE, electronics co, 2011- 300MW PV plant in China jv with see-GLC Poly New Energy Holdings Ltd.
    • FPL Energy LLC- subsidiary of FPL Group Ltd., FPL on NYSE, has large solar ranches, (45% of) 141 MW solar array in Mohave Desert. see also wind. great company with one fault-website calls nuclear power 'clean power' when nuclear is not pollution free, clean, green or environmentally friendly. Kyoto Protocol-CO2 friendly ok, but can't use the word 'clean' to describe nuclear.
    • Fuji Electric Holdings Co. Ltd.- code 6504 on Tokyo, 7MW now- 30MW by 09 flexible amorphous silicon cells manufacturer. plus LonWorks partnership with Echelon.
    • Fujipream- code 4237 on Tokyo JASDAQ, parts manufacturer for flat panel displays + solar products. Fuji Sun Energy makes PV panels. 2006 jv with Clean Venture 21 Corp and see-ATS/Spheral Solar/see-Photowatt to work out bugs in Spheral Solar production.
    • GAIAM-GAIA on NASDAQ, small solar system retailer via takeover of Real Goods Trading Co.- (formerly RGTC on NASDAQ), Real Goods is the world's largest eco products retailer after having merged with Jade Mountain. 2008 see-Real Goods on market with solar design and installation service.
    • Gamesa Energia- GAM on MC, WKN 589858 on Xetra, 3MW solar cell production in Seville. 05/2006 investing big in solar. see also wind. 2008-Gamesa Solar bought by private equity firm First Reserve Corp
    • Gantan Beauty Industry Co- 5935 on OSA, roof products, solar PV.
    • Garware Polyester Ltd-code 500655 on Bombay, automobile window shading chemical co-polyester film for solar control industry, packaging.
    • GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd.-3800 on HKSE, has coal, co-gen, see-wind, and solar, acquires Jiangsu Zhongueng Polysilicon Technology Development Co Ltd of Xuzhou, Jiangsu province in 2009 for US$3.4B, 21,000 tons by end 2010. 2011- jv with see-Foxconn in 300MW solar cell plant in China.
    • GCL Silicon Technology Holding Inc-GCL on NYSE, polysilicon + wafers, June 2008 359tonnes of polysilicon.
    • General Electric- GE on NYSE, WKN 851144 on FSE, 2004 buys assets of bankrupt AstroPower. building 11MW power plant at Serpa Port, Portugal with PowerLight Corp and Catavento Lda using 52,000 PV modules, 124 miles SE of Lisbon. GE Financial Services buys 80% of see-Solar Millennium Beteilungen GmbH, a holding co with the opportunity to participate in 5 parabolic trough solar thermal power plants. GE is part of USCAP-United States Climate Action Partnership.
    • Geosol- can invest at site for bigger investors, solar parks. Geosol + Shell Solar building 3.44MW solar plant at Borna using see-SOLON Movers. Germany + Spain projects.
    • Gintech Energy Corp-3514 on TPE, Taiwan, Dec 06 IPO on Taiwan Emerging Stock Market, mono + multi crystalline solar cells. 2008-PV production line from see-Centrotherm.
    • GiraSolar Inc-GRSR.PK on NADSAQ OTC, symbol L21 on ETR,FSE, ISIN US3763431091; 04/2006 listing under symbol, umbrella organization for subsidiaries, partners, + affiliated entities. formerly a management and investment co. 02/2006 see-Legend Investment Corp USA (LVCP.PK on NASDAQ) buys 51% of GiroSolar BV, 04/2006 name change, ticker code change. makes via 100% Dutch Solar pv modules and BOS components, and via 51% Gira Solar Turkey and 100% Gira Mundo markets in Turkey, MidEast, Asia, E+W Africa, Latin America.
    • Globe Specialty Metals Inc-GLBM on London AIM, producer of silicon metal and silicon based alloys including for solar.
    • Glow Energy PLC-GLOW on BKK, Glow Energy Solar 1.5MW solar out of company total of 3,200MW
    • Godawari Power + Ispat Ltd-532734 on BOM, GPIL on NSE, wire, iron ore, minerals, electricity generation. June 19, 2013 start and July 4, 2013 commissioning, 50MW CSP solar power plant.
    • Google-GOOG on NASDAQ, invested in eSolar Inc solar thermal power plants. and BrightSource- a solar-thermal co.
    • Go Solar USA Ltd-GSLO on Pink, development stage co, no web, USA.
    • formerly GPU Inc.- GPU on NYSE, bought out by First Energy Corp, FE on NYSE. GPU at one time had a jv GPU Solar.(GPU and see-AstroPower). put 132kW array on Real Goods Solar Living Center in Hopland, California, 100kW in Mendicina Calif., 115kW in Berkley Calif.
    • Great Wall Builders Ltd-GBWU on OTC, development stage co, no web, home builder that integrates solar roof tiles, solar hot water, PV, into new built homes, Texas.
    • Green Energy Technology Inc Ltd-code 3519, symbol-GET, on TPE-Taiwan Emerging Stocks list. mono crystalline wafers + multi crystalline ingots + wafers. 25-30MW May 05, 13 furnaces. 80-90MW end 06, 20 furnaces. #1 wafer provider in Taiwan. 2007- thin film solar module production line from see-Applied Materials.
    • Green Invest Limited-GNV on ASX, Feb 20 2008 IPO, Green Plumbers division in jv in California for solar hot water.
    • GT Solar International Ltd-SOLR on NASDAQ, July 23 2008 IPO, production equipment for crystalline wafers.
    • Gunkul Engineering PCL-GUNKUL on SET, engineering firm also builds +63MW solar farms in Thailand
    • Guodian Technology & Environmental Group Corp Ltd- 1296 on HKG, solar plant manufacturing, WTI wind turbines, coal plant desulphurization, de-nox
    • Hanex Co Ltd-code 5267 on TSE, concrete products, solar systems.
    • Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc-HASI on NYSE, April 2013 IPO, commercial REITs, energy efficiency, PV, BIPV.
    • Hanwha Chemical-009830 on SEO, polysilicon maker, 2010 buys 1/2 of see-Solarfun for US$370million. –renamed see-Hanwha SolarOne Co, Ltd; October 2012 buys see-Q.Cells, [1GW cells, 200MW in Germany, 800MW in Malaysia] -renamed Hanwha Q.Cells
    • Hanwha Q.Cells, -see-Hanwha Chemical
    • Hanwha SolarOne Co Ltd- HSOC on NASDAQ, 1000MW modules, 415MW ingots, 500MW wire saw.
    • Harakosan-code 8894 on OSE (Osaka), real estate co that builds solar all electric into buildings.
    • Hareon Solar-600401 on SHA, modules
    • Hemlock Semiconductor-owned by: 63.25% see-Dow Corning, 24.5% see-Shin-Etsu Handotai Co Ltd, 12.25% see-Mitsubishi Materials Co. largest supplier of polycrystalline silicon in world. 2006-investing $1B next 4 years to add 90% production increase= +36,000 tonnes
    • Hoku Corporation-HOKU on NASDAQ, Hawaii co, name change March 2010 from Hoku Scientific, material science co, fuel cells, building 1500 ton polysilicon plant in Idaho, bankrupcy.
    • Honda Motor Co. Ltd-code 7267 on TSE, Tokyo, Cu-In-Ga-Se (CIGS) compound thin film solar cells developed by Honda R&D Co.Ltd., start 27.5MW/year at Komatomo Plant in 2007.
    • Huber + Suhner AG, no web, HUBRF on OTC Pink, to develop smart solar products with see-National Semiconductor.
    • Huntsman Corp-HUN on NYSE, chemical co, Titanium Dioxide.
    • Hyundi Heavy Industries Co Ltd-code 009540 on SEO, Seoul, South Korea, shipbuilder, see-Spire PV module assembly line 2007. 30MW modules 2009, 330MW modules 2010. to produce polysilicon with see-KCC Corp. 2011-to make 100MW/yr CIGS PV with Avancis of France.
    • IBC Solar-can invest in solar funds at site, solar since 1982, makes MEGALINE solar modules and systems.
    • Iberdrola SA- IBE on MCE50MW CSP in Spain.
    • IBM-recycling scrap silicon wafers that then can be used by the solar industry. invention of a liquid metal for CSP.
    • Icos Vision Systems NV- IVISF on NASDAQ OTC, IVIS on EBR Brussels, inspection equipment for manufacturing of crystalline pv production lines.
    • ICP Solar-ICPR on NASDAQ OTCBB, (was FCFN.OB on OTCBB- Dec 06), Jan 07-K1U on FFT,BER, Canadian co making RV, rooftop, OEM, consumer PV products. Dec 06 reverse takeover of FC Financial Services Inc to gain FCFN.OB listing. 2008-supply agreement with Schott Solar, solar modules from Shanghai Electric Solar Energy Co (see Ersol).
    • Idacorp Inc.- IDA on NYSE, sold solar cell maker subsidiary Applied Power Corp to Schott in 2003.
    • Indesit-IND on BIT (Milan), subsidiary Ariston makes solar hot water heaters.
    • Integrated Electrical Services Inc- IES on NYSE, low voltage electrical, security, and communications projects, part owner with see-MVV in Energy Photovoltaics Inc thin film technology with see-Enel SA of Italy, 2.5MW China facility w/ Tianjin Jinneng Solar Cell Corp..
    • IPS Ltd-code 051820 on Korea, reactive iron etching equipment.
    • IRICO Group Electronics Co Ltd-0438 on HKSE, pv glass
    • Ishii Hyoki Co Ltd-code 6336 on Tokyo, solar battery wafer division, machinery parts.
    • Italcementi SpA-IT on BIT Boursa Italiano, ITALY on OTC Pink, cement company incorporating TiO2 pigments into some products.
    • ITOCHU Corporation-8001 on TSE, ITOCY ADR on OTC, (ITOCF.PK cannot be related) takes stake in Norwegian solar firm, to invest in 110B Yen 100MW solar park in Bulgaria.
    • Iwasaki Electric Co-6924 on TSE, park lights, UV water clarification, sales of AIRBIRD- a small wind system for buildings.
    • IXYS Corp-IXYS on NASDAQ, solar I-V curve tracer, solar flashlights
    • Jabil Circuit Inc.-JBL on NYSE, semiconductor co, to build see-Day4 production lines. makes BP Solar panels in Mexico.
    • Japan Power Fastening-5950 on Osaka, fasteners + screws, partnering to get into PV.
    • JA Solar Holdings Co-JASO ADRs on NASDAQ, each ADR=3 shares. March 19, 2007 IPO, February 8 2008 3:1 split, monocrystalline solar cells. 4 new lines, 175MW total.
    • Jetion Holdings-JHL on AIM, 50MW ingots to modules, 100MW in 2008, China production.
    • JFE Steel Corp-5411 on TSE, big steel and engineering company, produces 100 tons/year silicon feedstock for ingot wafers.
    • Jiangsu Akcome Science & Technology Co Ltd.- 002610 on SHE, August 2011 IPO, PV module manufacture, frames, coatings, supports.
    • Jiangsu Shenlong Hi-Tech Group Co Ltd-600401 on SHA, TiO2 part of products.
    • Jiangsu Sunrain Solar Energy Co Ltd-603366 on SHA, solar water heaters, vacuum tube, flat plate
    • Jiangsu Sunshine Co. Ltd.-code 600220 on Shanghai, textiles, coal, subsidiary Ningxia Sunshine Co Ltd- 800-1000 tons polysilicon in 2009, 1000-1200 tons in 2010.
    • Jiangxi Lianchuang Photoelectron Sci + Tec, - (600363.SS on Shanghai), not solar. LEDs.
    • Jiangsu Shenlong Hi-Tech Group Co Ltd-600401 on SHA, TiO2 part of plant + printing + composite products.
    • JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd-JKS on NYSE, IPO May 2010, fully integrated solar co. Q-1 Solar Modules, pseudo-mono multi crystalline cells, 18%+ eff., 900MW ingots, wafers, cells, modules. -expand to 1.5GW planned.
    • Johnson Controls Inc.-JCI on NYSE, engineering for 1.1MW rooftop monocrystalline system on Orange County Convention Center, Florida. see also energy efficiency page.
    • Jun Yang Financial Holdings Limited-0397 on HKG, solar farm projects, investments
    • Jusung Engineering Co Ltd-036930 on KDQ Seoul, chemical vapour deposition equipment (CVD) for poly-crystalline and amorphous solar cells. April 28, 2008 jv with TF Solar and Goldstone Intratech for a thin film PV plant in Hyderabad.
    • JX Holdings Inc-big co. also solar
    • Kaneka Corp-code 4118 on TSE, 30MW thin film pv power systems, 55MW by 07. new-See-Through PV Modules.
    • Kansai Paint Co- 4613 on TSE, 2011 develops a paint with high solar reflectance that can cut power costs 40%.
    • KCC Corp-002380 on SEO, to produce polysilicon with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co.
    • Kemira Oyj-KRA1V on Helsinki, KMRAF on OTC Pink. pulp and paper, chemicals, water treatment, coating pigments, developing TiO2 pigments.
    • Kenmos Technology Co Ltd-8107 on TPO, Kenmos PV a jv with NanoPV, 10MW thin film solar cells using NanoPV
    • Kenya Power + Light Corp-KPL on NBO Nairobi, small project to offset diesel generator facilities in Mpeketoni, jv with see e8. first Africa co to be listed on this website.
    • Kerself SpA-KRS on BIT, Helio Tech cells and modules, solar parks, residential, water pumps.
    • Khandelwal Solar Power Ltd- look for IPO, share application form on site. part of Khandelwal Group. plans 100MW monocrystalline and multicrystalline cells at Pithampun India. Note: take notice of disgruntled investor
    • Kitagawa Seiki Co Ltd-code 6327 on JSD, large co, solar division makes equipment for making wafers
    • KKR & Co LP- KKR on NYSE, $95M into solar projects.
    • Kobe Steel Co.- KBSTY on OTC, Large company in Japan that has a distributorship agreement with RWE Schott Solar.
    • Komatsu Ltd.-6301 on TSE 1st Section, sold 51.5% of shares of see-Komatsu Electronic Metals Co Ltd. to see-Sumco in Oct 2006.
    • Komatsu Electronic Metals Co Ltd.- 5977 on TSE- 2nd Section, since 1960 has been involved in solar industry. see-Sumco buys 51.5% of co from see-Komatsu Ltd. Oct 2006 and renames it see-SUMCO TECH XIV CORPORATION. a huge co, some parts of Komatsu Electronic Metals Co Ltd are/were: SIMAX Corp- manufacture and sale of recycled wafers, KD Services Co Ltd, Komatsu Silicon Europe NV, see-Formosa Komatsu Silicon Corporation, Komatsu Silicon America, see-SGSil (Solar Grade Silicon Ltd), see-Sumitomo Corp marketing agreement of SGSil silicon.
    • Komax Holding AG-KOMN on SWF (Switzerland), automated assembly machines including solar.
    • Konarka- invested in by Eastman Kodak, Chevron Texaco., 2004 acquires organic PV research of Siemens.
    • Korea Electric Power Industrial Development Corp. (KEPID)-015760 on SEO, KEP ADR on NYSE, utility, 1.3MW solarpark with see-Yingli.
    • KPE name change from see-Kyuongdong Photovoltaic Energy Co Ltd. 35MW.
    • KSK Energy Ventures Ltd-532997 on BSE, KSK.EQ on NSE, 1GW PV jv with see-Reliance Industries.
    • KSK Power Ventur Plc-KSK on LON, 150MW thinfilm SunFab in India. owns 55% of see-KSK Energy Ventures Limited.
    • Kubota- code 6326 on TSE, KUB ADR on NYSE, Tractors, also makes Ecolony roofing product that uses solar.
    • Kyocera Corperation- local code 6971 on TSE, KYO on NYSE, WKN 860614 on Xetra, 350MW PV panels. 2007-building to double production. see also Kyocera Solar Inc. solar business since 1975, world's #2 solar cell co in 2003.'Econoroots Wide' a 10-13kW solar power gen system for gas stations, small business., good looking Solar Grove (TM) system built on parking lots-12 year payback period. 24MW plant in Czech Rep. expanding Mexico module plant from 35MW to 150MW by 2011.
    • Kyoei Sangyo Co Ltd-1744 on JSD, real estate + solar generation systems
    • Kyuongdong Photovoltaic Energy Co Ltd. -name changed to see-KPE.
    • LDK Solar Hi-Tech- LDK on NYSE, May 2007 IPO, Jianqui, China co., 150MW multicrystalline silicon solar ingot + wafer production line expand to 3200MW by 2010, PV production system from see-GT Equipment Technologies and JYT Furnaces, to build TCS plant in China.
    • Leaf Clean Energy Company-LEAF on AIM, investment co, invested in SkyFuel Inc which has a Solar Thermal Tech.
    • Legend Investment Corp-LVCP.PK on NASDAQ OTC, Feb 06 buys 51% of see-GiraSolar.
    • Leipziger Solarpark-ZVH on FSE (LSH?), investment co in a solar park
    • Lennar Homes-LEN on NYSE, built largest solar community in USA at Roseville California.
    • Letian Group Co. Ltd. IPO planned, see-Shanghai Chaori Solar.
    • LG Corp-003550 on SEO, cell phone co., November 2007 establishes solar power subsidiary.
    • Liaoning Suntek Technology Co. Ltd., (600728.SS on Shanghai) not solar- software and system integration.
    • Lichtenergiewerke AG-LI6 on FSE, develops solar power plants in Germany + EU. has a 5MW facility.
    • Linyang Solarfun-see-Solarfun; Jiangsu, China co. 50 MW solar cells, solar modules, mono-crystalline PV.
    • Lion Energy-invest at site, solar power using Boeing-Spectrolab CSP tech.
    • Loxley Plc-LOXLEY on SET, solar farms
    • Luoyang Suntech, China; see-Suntech.
    • Magnetek Inc-MAG on NYSE, transformerless 2.0 + 3.6 kW Aurora PV inverters, (Whitehall Ferry Terminal in NYC), power systems, also wind controllers.
    • Magnolia Solar Corp-MGLT on OTC, Calgary, Alberta office.
    • Mainfranken Solarfonds 3-2.9MWp projects- 2 fields in Bayern + 4 rooftops in Bayern, Thuringen, and Sachsen Anhalt. also available at see-Umweltbank (banks).
    • MAN AG-MAN on FSE, parent co of MAN Ferrostaal which owns 43% of SPG Sun Power Group, solar thermal power using Fresnel lens.
    • Manz Automation AG-M5Z on FSE, automation for production of silicon solar cells.
    • Macquarie Power + Infrastructure Income Fund-MPT.UN on TSX, 2010-plans for 20MW Amherstburg Solar Park in Ontario with see-SunPower. see also wind.
    • Magnolia Solar Corporation-MGLT on OTC, Canada development stage co, nano-technology based tech.
    • Marshalls plc-MSLH on AIM, manufactures and supplies garden and landscape products in UK, manufactures paving stones with see-Mitsubishi's NOXER pigment.
    • Matsushita Electric Works Ltd.-6991 on TSE, NYSE ADR: MC - jv on nanotech based solar cells with Nanosys-nano level pv. Matsushita also makes solar/wind hybrid lights., Oct 2007 will have device for sale which monitors energy consumption for each branch circuit in domestic electrical system.
    • Mazda-Mazda Kabura Concept car, built in solar cell controls ambient temperature and recharges battery.
    • MBPV-see-Moser Baer India Ltd.
    • MEMC-WFR on NYSE, silicon ingot supplier. granular polysilicon. acquires SunEdison for $200M. see-SunEdison.
    • Meyer Burger Technology AG-MBTN on SWX, band and wire saws for wafers.
    • Micrel, Incorporated-MCRL on NASDAQ, analog power IC's, silicon wafers.
    • Mitsubishi Electric Co- Code 6503 on TSE, 130MW of polycrystalline solar cell production.
    • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.-7011 on TSE, 40MW amorphous silicon solar cell plant at Nagasaki, inverters, 18% efficient solar cells developed. see also wind.
    • Mitsubishi Material Co-5711 on TSE, 12.25% of see-Hemlock. also NOXER paving stones, (see-TiO2 page)
    • Mitsui-8032 on TSE, large co. doing research into solution-coated layers of solar cells with Nanosolar
    • MonktonGroup PLC-MONK on OFEX (UK), 09/2004 IPO, green energy retailer from self owned wind turbine, has investment in Powertech Solar Ltd- a design and supplier of solar thermal equipment.
    • Mosel Vitelic Inc-2342 on TPE, MOSLF on OTC.PK, MSVD on LON. Taiwan, DRAM chipmaker, 6" wafer equipment maker. to get into solar cells in 2008. dividends.
    • Moser Baer India Ltd-code 517140 on BSE, also goes by name MBPV. CD/DVD/magnetic data storage co, 2006- 80MW CPV plant/agent/distributor of SolFocus CPV panels. Sept 06 buys stake in see-Solaria. see-Applied Materials to build 250MW Thin Film solar module plant for MBPV in New Delhi.
    • Mospec Semiconductor-2434 on TPO, diodes, 20-25MW wafers in 2008, April 2008 1st mono-crystalline ingots.
    • MOTECH Taiwan Automatic Corp- code 8189 on Taiwan (emerging companies list) (was once 6244.TWO on Taiwan OTC). IPO March 2003., 200MW solar cells/year end 2006. high end test + measurement equipment, solar division in 1999, 11th largest solar cell manufacturer in 2003, 9th largest in 2005, 2005- 200MW/year of single and multi crystalline cells, power division, PV installation, into China. 2006 jv with MEMC in silicon wafer plant?, wafer supply from REC.
    • Motorola-MOT on NYSE, large cellphone and electronics co. 2007 has developed and deployed a wind+solar system to operate a remote GSM cell site in Namibia. patented solar cells embedded in cell phone LCD.
    • MuniMae-MMA on NYSE, Municipal Mortgage + Equity, real estate and financial services market giant, acquires Renewable Ventures LLC a 3rd party financer and operator of RE generation facilities mostly rooftop solar. plans to sell ERC's.
    • MVV Energie AG- WKN 725590 on Xetra, 33% of Energy Photovoltaics Inc thin film technology with Enel SA of Italy, 2.5MW China facility w/ Tianjin Jinneng Solar Cell Corp. with 659,000 customers is Germany's 6th largest power supplier.
    • Nabtesco Corp-6268 on TSE, seriously cool industrial products co, has a new dry vacuum pump used in the production of wafers. see also wind.
    • Nanosolar, not on markets, invested in by see-Mitsui + Co, 2008 starts production of CIGS PV modules in Germany, 1GW/year production line, nanoparticle ink system.
    • Nanosys, not on markets, invested in by see-Matsushita
    • Nasu Denki Tekko Co Ltd-5922 on TSE, makes ski lifts, roller coasters, transmission line towers, and has solar streetlights for parks.
    • Natcore Technology Inc-NXT on TSX.V, CdSe quantum dot film in development.
    • National Semiconductor Ltd-NSM on NYSE, SolarMagic Tech power optimizers -2009 in chipsets attached to each panel (in production on panels in Japan in 2009) that perform MPPT maximizing algorithms as a PV array efficiency management system for shading/debris/panel-to-panel mismatch. 2010-to develop Smart Solar Panel with see-GE Solar.
    • *1-Naturstrom AG- WKN 685840 Germany, Valora OTC-over the counter, power retailer from wind/solar/biomass/hydro power systems, +'ve earnings in 2004 after 5 years of red ink.
    • Neo Material Technologies Inc-NEM on TSX, rare earths and other powders, includes gallium and indium.
    • Neo Solar Power Corp-3576 on TPE, March 2008 IPO, manufacturer + distributor of solar cells, mono + multi, for consumer electronics. Started in 2005 by DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Semiconductor Corp-5346 on TPE. 30MW capacity to grow to 510MW by 2009.
    • NEPC India Ltd-500301 on BSE, Solar Home Power stations, 500W and 1000W, 2006 spun off wind division into seperate co for shareholders.
    • *1-N E W Umwelt AG- WKN 635322 Germany, on Valora-over the counter, venture capital firm with two solar cos in portfolio. Solar-Wind GmbH, and SolarTec AG.
    • Nippei Toyama Corp- NTC-6130 on TSE, wire saws and slurry system equipment for wafer industry.
    • Nippon Electric Glass Co Ltd- code 5214 on TSE, solar glass amongst much other.
    • Nippon Kayaku Co-4272 on TSE, makes carbon nanotube based electrodes for thin film solar cells in jv with see-Arrowhead Research Corp subsidiary Unidym. Also makes pharmaceuticals, car crash bags, fine chemicals, fireworks.
    • Nippon Oil Co, ticker, see-Sanyo Eneos Solar Co.
    • Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd.- code 5202 on TSE, sheet glass, May 2006, buys Pilkington plc, pv systems.
    • Nisshinbo Industries Inc.-code 3105 on TSE, diversified co., in 2006 is buying a 25MW production line from Spire., has a new Ionic Liquid Capacitor.
    • Nissin Electric Co. Ltd.-code 6641 on TSE, electric power equipment, IT tech, Electron Beam Processing Equip, Ion Implanters, 3kW-300kW PV systems and 10kW to MW inverters.
    • NL Industries Inc.-NL on NYSE, subsidary Kronos is global producer of TiO2 pigments.
    • Norsk Hydro-NHY ADR on NYSE, large hydro co with $23M investment in Norsun monocrystalline silicon wafer maker.
    • Northland Power Income Fund-NPI.UN on TSX, 130MW of solar projects in Ontario, also windfarms and cogen plants, wind portion includes the 54MW Mont Millar wind project near Murdochville and 04/2006 bought two (21.5MW total) windfarms in Germany.
    • Novagen Solar Inc-NOVZ on OTC, Canada development stage co.
    • NPC-6255 on TSE 3, vacuum laminator and packaging machines for solar cells.
    • NPTC-53255 on BOM, O&G, coal, hydro, subsidiary NPTC Vidyut Vyapar Nigan Ltd has a RFP for solar power in 2010.
    • NPV-see China Sunergy. also goes by name see-CEEG Nanjing PV-tech (CEEG=China Electric Equipment Group), 192MW mono + multi crystalline solar cells. 30MW screen printed cells.
    • NRG Yield-NYLD on NYSE, 1,324 MW wind + solar 2013, plus thermal and other.
    • OCI Materials Co Ltd-036490 on KDQ, Korea, 2010 to build $8.5billion polysilicon plant. chemical gases used in semiconductor, LCD, and solarcell industries.
    • Oerlikon Corporation AG-OERL on VTX Vienna, OERLF on Pink Sheets, OHKK on AIM, was UNAX on SWX, Swiss co. TCO technology, PV thin film production lines for tandem junction amorphous silicon modules, surface coating, vacuum production equipment. rebranded from see-Unaxis. 2008-to open Singapore facility.
    • Okmetic Oyj-OKM1V on Helsinki, wafers.
    • Omron Electronics Components- code 6645 on Osaka, OMRNY on US OTC market., inverters, 9E series DC power relays-200A@400Vdc.
    • OPEL International-OPL on TSX.V, OPELF.PK, GaAs concentrator PV panels.
    • Open Energy Corp- OEGY on NASDAQ OTCBB, sold O&G holdings in 2005, now has solar and water desalination, SolarSave BIPV roofing membrane. SunCone CSP tech is pre-commercial. Formerly was Barnabus Energy- BBSE on NASDAQ OTCBB.
    • Origin Energy-ORG on ASX, 2nd largest energy co, gas, electric in Australia, plans 75MW SilverCell modules, 50 microns thin monocrystalline cells using 90% less silicon.
    • Orkla ASA-ORK on OSL (Oslo), consumer goods, chemicals, investments,- in 2005 took Elkem private- (owned 50% and bought 47% total 97%)- Elkem makes solar grade silicon. also has investment in see-REC.
    • Ormat Industries Ltd-ORMT on TLV (web?), Israel co. off grid solar based Ormat Energy Converter.
    • P2 Solar-PTOS on OTC, 2010-development stage co, Canadian co with ties to solar panel manufacturer in India?
    • Panahome- code 1924 on TSE, steel frame prefab houses, 8% of homes have solar roofs. (formerly National House Industrial Co. Ltd.)
    • Panasonic Corporation-6752 on TSE, 2010 to buy out see-Sanyo.
    • Pan Jit International Inc.-2481 on TPE, rectifier diodes + transient voltage suppresor MOSFETS, 40MW solar wafer production in China- 20X furnaces + ingot slicing. Sept 07 bought solar module maker Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology of China.
    • Payom Solar AG-P1Y on FSE, WKN AOB9AH, ISIN DE000A0B9AH9, May 2007, on Open Market Entry Standard of FSE, retailer of PV +solar products and equipment, formerly an investment co. see also solar thermal.
    • Perfectenergy International Ltd-PFGY on OTC, Shanghai Chain has 15MW solar cell production line and a 25MW module lamination line
    • Phoenix Solar AG- WKN AOBVU9, symbol PS4, ISIN DE000A0BVU93 on ETR, FSE, MUN, BER, STU; Nov 04 IPO, OG33 on AIM, PXSNF on OTC; name change from Phoenix Sonnenstrom, May 2007. solar panel manufacturer. builds large scale solar parks. currently- 1.02MW Solarpark in Buchheim, Germany, using First Solar 17,000 modules, 40,000m2; 1.44MW solarpark with TSK (Spanish co.) in Gijon Spain using MHI modules; Italy 200+MW solar cells from see-Baoding in China to 2010. 2006 opens a Singapore office.
    • PG&E-PCG on NYSE, 550MW $1B CSP plant with Optisolar, plus 250MW CPV plant with see-SunPower, $3B to buy 900MW from 5Xsolar central tower thermal power plants built by BrightSource Energy at Broadwell dry lake.
    • Phoenix Silicon International Corporation-8028 on TPO, reclaim wafers.
    • Photovoltaic Solar Cells Inc-PVSO.PK, dye doped graphite solar cells for cells or roofing tiles.
    • Photowatt-IPO plans cancelled by see-ATS March 2007 (was? PHWT on NASDAQ, IPO 5 Sept 2006)
    • Pilkington plc-PILK on London, sheet glass and pv systems, May 06, being bought by see-Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd..
    • Plambeck-WKN 691032, symbol PNE, on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU,DUS,HAM, ISIN DE000A0JBPG2, solar park and wind farm developer.
    • Powerbags AG-P9B on FSE, solar power systems, AC.
    • Powerchip Semiconductor Corp-5346 on TPE. see-Neo Solar Power Corp.
    • Powerfilm Inc-PFLM on AIM, developer + manufacturer of amorphous-silicon thin-film cells, flex solar panels, BIPV solar products.
    • Power-One Inc-PWER on NASDAQ, makes inverters for PV. July 2013 acquired by see-ABB
    • Power REIT-PW on NYSEMKT, see story at The Making of a Solar REIT: By the Numbers- July 27, 2013, by Tom Konrad, CFA on Alt Energy Stocks .com
    • Powershares-PBW on AMEX -Powershares WilderHill Clean Energy ETF, an ETF based on the (see below) WilderHill Clean Energy Index, see also-WilderHill Clean Energy Index-ECO on AMEX
    • PowerShares-PUW on AMEX -WilderHill Progressive Energy Portfolio ETF.
    • Powershares-NEX, not yet available, WilderHill New Energy Global Innovation Index, clean energy outside of USA.
    • Preformed Line Products Company-PLPC on NASDAQ, solar racking and pole mounts, industrial cable and wire equipment
    • Premier Power Renewable Energy Inc-PPRW on OTC, 1400 PV installations, 3 1MW PV projects in Italy.
    • Prime Solar Power Co Ltd, no web, PSPW on OTCBB, a-Si modules, development stage co.
    • Prime Solar Pty Ltd.-IPO in Sept/Oct 2006 planned, 680MW silicon wafer plant planned next to Q-Cells plant in Germany. also has 2 solar parks in Australia (10MW + 2MW)
    • Prime Sun Power Inc., no web, PSPW on OTC, development stage co, formerly ATM Financial Corp.
    • Public Power Corp S.A.-PPC on Athens, huge power and transmission co., coal, 21 wind, 5 solarparks on islands.
    • PV Crystalox Solar AG- PVCS on AIM, May 2007, merger of PV Silicon of Germany + Crystalox of Oxfordshire UK in March 2001. producer of silicon wafers + ingots for solar cells. uses a Siemens type reactor. single + multi crystalline products. IPO funds to be used for building a polysilicon production facility.
    • PVA TePla AG-WKN 746100, symbol TPE, ISIN DE0007461006 on Xetra, FSE, others; equipment, crystal growth systems, customers include ErSol.
    • PV Enterprise AB-PVE on Stockholm, PV panels.
    • Q-Cells- October 2012 bought by see-Hanwha Chemical Corporation; was=WKN 555866, symbol QCE, ISIN DE0005558662, on Xetra, FSE, others, OFR5 on AIM; IPO October 2005, top cell producer in Europe, #2 worldwide in 06, #1 in 07. manufacturer of mono and poly crystalline solar cells, 75MW capacity/year, $130M revenue. invested in see-CSG Solar of Australia. invested in see-Solaria. jv with see-Evergreen Solar and see-REC in EverQ cell plant in Germany. has 67.5% of Solibro GmbH- 25-30MW CIGS.
    • Qimonda AG-QI1A on FSE, QI ADR on NYSE, semiconductor and memory products co. by end 2009 will have a 100MW crystalline solar cell factory in Portugal with see-Centrosolar.
    • RAO Energiticheskiye Sistemy Vostoka PAO-VRAO on MCX, Eastern Russia power co with 1MW solar in Sakha, has 7+ solar farms
    • Ratchaburi Electric Generating Hldg-Ratch on SET, power generation including from solar, wind, biodiesel.
    • rds energies GmbH-specializes in investment acquirement, deal structuring, and consulting services to international private or institutional investors and project developers working in RE. German based.
    • Real Goods Solar Inc.-RSOL on NASDAQ, February 2008 IPO, residential solar energy integrator, turnkey systems, subsidiary of see-Gaiam.
    • REC ASA-REC on OSE (Oslo), May 9, 2006 IPO, worlds' #1 maker of solar grade silicon (REC Silicon) and #1 for wafers (REC Wafers), in top 20 for solar cells, modules, and systems. Only co that is fully integrated from sand to sun. 33.3% partner in EverQ with Q Cells and Evergreen Solar. owns SGSil, SGSil=jv of 25% Advanced Silicon Materials LLC (was a subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd, sold to see-Sumco) and 75% Silicon Technologie AS (subsidiary of REC). expanding production of Silane gas to 29,000MT, polysilicon to 19,500MT by 2010 in US, + wafers to 1400MW by 2010.
    • Reinecke + Pohl Sun Energy- WKN 525070 on FSE,ETR,BER,MUN,STU,DUS, ISIN DE0005250708, restructuring in 2006, PV modules and systems, 150MW supply contract with First Solar. note confusion with Reinecke + Pohl Neue Energien AG, also research (management) past renewables involvement at Plambeck (wind). 2008 name change to see-COLEXON.
    • Reliance Industries Ltd.- code 500325 on BSE, 2008 1GW wafer plant and PV modules planned jv with see-Videocon Industries, see-Moser Baer, Titan Energy Systems, see-KSK Energy Ventures, and Signet Solar.
    • ReneSola-SOL on NYSE, (was SOLA on London AIM), Aug 06 IPO, SOL ADS on NYSE in Jan 2008- one ADS=2 shares for both listings. Zhejiang, China. 50MW/yr mono crystalline wafers (from scrap) end 2006, 265MW/yr end 2007 planned. processes scrap wafers and other silicon material to make solar ingots + wafers. SOL on US listing January 29 2008- 10 million ADS, 1ADS=2shares
    • Renewables Infrastructure Group- TRIG on LON, 14x offshore wind farms + 4x solar farms in UK, Ireland, France, July 2013 listing.
    • Renewable Ventures LLC-invest in projects at site, roof system solar with roof rental, erc sales. part of see-MuniMae
    • Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd.-TRIG on LSE, July 2013, wind and solar in UK.
    • RIL, see-Reliance Industries Ltd.
    • Risen Energy Co LT 'A'CNY1-300118 on ChiNext - SHE, Sept 2, 2010 IPO, 75MW proj planned, 800 million yuan on crystalline solar cell project. mono + polycrystalline PV.
    • Ritek Corporation-2349 on TPE, optical discs, jv with Scheuten Solar for CIGS PV called PV Next.
    • Romag Holdings Plc-ROM on AIM-London, 12MW/yr PowerGlaz BIPV roofing modules, glass and structural silicon bonding co.
    • Roth + Rau AG-WKN AOJCZ5, symbol R8R, ISIN DE000A0JCZ51 on Xetra, FSE, others, equipment for making crystalline and thin film solar cells.
    • Rudolph Technologies Inc-RTEC on NASDAQ, wafer processing + thin film defect inspection equipment.
    • RWE-WKN 703712 on Xetra, RWEOY.PK in USA, large German power co, has nuclear, September 2005- sold it's 50% share in RWE-Schott Solar to Schott. Former info: 10/22/02 jv RWE-Schott Solar with Schott Glas combines RWE Solutions AG subsidiary RWE Solar GmbH + subsidiary ASE Americas Inc. with Schott Glas + subsidiary Schott Applied Power Corp. produces 60MW of solar cells/year. 4/2/03 RWE Solutions + EGAT ( Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand) jv for 500kW solar energy plant in Mae Hong Son nature area in NW Thailand. see also wind. member of e8
    • SAG Solarstrom- WKN 702100 on FSE- Freien Markt May 2001 (stock trading OTC since 1998), ETR, BER, MUN, STU, DUS, HAM; WKN904166 on Swiss, 50 solar installations- solarparks-total 4MW. planning + engineering. Spanish subsidiary in 2005. buys $100M thin film panels from see-Evergreen Solar. will rent your roof. (May 2004 bought OneWorld-OneEnergy AG (WKN 606501) green energy co.)
    • Samsung, ticker, plans $10B for 2500MW wind & solar in Ontario with Korea Electric Power.
    • Sanyo Electric Co.- 6764 on TSE, WKN 856548 on FSE, world's 1st commercial production of amorphous silicon solar cells in 1980, 2010 plans on producing 1.5GW in next five years=10% of global supply. Sanyo Solar Industries Co.- pv modules. SolarArk museum and education facility in Gifu Japan. see Sanyo Solar. See also: Sanyo Batteries-batteries. 2010 to be bought out by see-Panasonic.
    • Sanyo Eneos Solar Co, 50/50 jv between Sanyo and Nippon Oil, production of thin film solar cells in 2011.
    • SatCon Technology Corporation- SATC on NASDAQ, 30-500 kW inverters for solar and wind.
    • Scatec Solar ASA NK-,02, 66T on FRA, no web, Norway solar IPO
    • Schneider Electric SA-SU on EPA, large electrical company, makes inverters for PV, fuses.
    • Sekisui Chemical- code 4204 on TSE, prefab homes w/ 50% solar fittings. also plastics.
    • Sekisui House Ltd-1928 on TSE, building a Carbon Neutral House April 2008.
    • Sekisui Jushi Corp-4212 on TSE, solar powered products, solar panels. road and urban environment related business.
    • Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l Corp-see-SMIC, 0981 on HKSE, SMIC ADR on NYSE, Shanghai co. semiconductor foundry making IC's, wafers, and 06/2006 solar cells.
    • SES 21 AG-IPO delayed, solar packages for homes, inverters, products; distributor of PV + solar thermal. new glass to glass panel connector.
    • SES Solar-SESI on OTCBB, Sept 2006 reverse takeover of Societe d'Energie of Switzerland, products based on intigrating unique architecture on commercially available PV panels and solar roof tiles, PV installer. analyst report at Dutton Associates.
    • Sez Holding AG- SEZN on SWX, security #1 235 206, wet wafer surface preparation equipment for electronics industry.
    • SGSil, 2000 tonnes/yr polysilicon. jv of Advanced Silicon Materials LLC (ASiMl) a subsidiary of see-SUMCO TECH XIV (formerly see-Komatsu Electronic Metals Co Ltd until 51.5% of Komatsu Electonic Metals Co bought in 2006 by see-Sumco of Japan) and Silicon Technologies As, a subsidiary of see-REC of Norway.
    • Shanghai Aero Auto Electromechanical-code 600151 on Shanghai, auto parts in China, also development of solar cells.
    • Shanghai Chaori Solar (TBC)-002506 on SHE, (previous- IPO planned under name of Letian Group Co Ltd). jv of Chaori and Oceanic Semiconductor. Chaori makes mono and multicrystalline cells and systems.
    • Shanghai Electric Group Co Ltd- code 2727 on HKSE, largest electromechanical industrial group in China, also has wind and solar divisions. see-Topsola, jv with see-Xantrex to make inverters.
    • Shanghai Jiao Da Nan Yang Co. Ltd- code 600661 on Shanghai, big co with smaller New Energy Development section that makes solar batteries and solar rechargers. see-Topsola
    • Shanghai Topsola- see-Topsola.
    • Shanxi Sun Wind, SSWC-SN on Shenzen.
    • Sharp Corporation-6753 on TSE, worlds' #1 largest in 06, #2 in 07 (see-Q-Cells), 428MW March 05, 2007/8 building 1000MW/year thin film solar cell plant. +110 expansion at Wrexham, solar panel manufacturer. Has openned a USA shop and a 220MW mono + polycrystalline plant in Wrexham, North Wales. treatment of wastewater from semiconductor plants. Building a 1GW plant in Japan. 2009-PV monitoring device
    • Shell Solar- SC on NYSE, early investor in solar, also windfarms. with 57,912 solar modules is building the world's largest solar park in Passan, Bavaria, Germany. January 2002- buys out partners Siemens Solar and E.ON in solar j.v. Siemens und Shell Solar GmbH. 2005 sells crystalline solar business to see-Solar World. Working on CIGS solar tech with Avancis.
    • Shenergy Group-600642 on SHA, building BIPV into two pavillions at China Expo.
    • Shenzhen Jiawei Photovoltaic Lighting-300317 on SHE, August 2013 IPO, solar lawn lamps, road lamps, decorative lanps
    • Shenzhen Topray Solar-002218 on SHE, February 2008 IPO, solar modules- monocrystalline and amorphous, chargers, water pumps, garden lights.
    • Sherwin-Williams Company-SHW on NYSE, TiO2 paint development jv with see-Altair Nanotechnologies.
    • Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd.- code 4063 on TSE, Osaka, Nagoya, has 92 subsidiaries. subsidiary Shin-Etsu Handotai Co Ltd is the world's #1 manufacturer of high quality silicon wafer products.
    • Showa Shell Co Ltd-code 6384 on TSE, equipment for thin film coating including sputtering equipment.
    • Showa Shell Solar KK- Subsidiary of Showa Shell Sekiyuki KK-code 5002 on Tokyo, gas/petroleum co. also CIS thin film solar modules (CIS=CuInSe2=Copper indium diselenide) 20MW production by 2007 at Miyazaki plant. name change to see-Solar Frontier 2010.
    • Shunfeng Photovoltaic- 1165 on HKSE, June 2011 IPO, monocrystalline cells
    • Shunfeng International Clean Energy Limited- 1165 on HKE, investment holding co, formerly see- Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited, name change Nov 2014.
    • Siemens Ag- WKN 723610 on Xetra. ticker also on DAX, London, Paris &other European markets, was the worlds largest solar co. In Jan. 2002 sold Siemens und Shell Solar GmbH, one part of it's solar business, a solar j.v with E.ON and Shell Renewables to Shell. no longer makes solar cells but builds decentralized power supply systems. big research department. See also CSP shutdown-Siemens Will Shut Solar Unit on $1 Billion in Losses Since 2011-by Alex Webb, Bloomberg, June 17, 2013
    • Sika-SIK on SWX, world's largest roof waterproofing co. 2005 acquires Sarna Polymer Holdings Inc whose subsidiary Sarnafil International AG supplies see- Solar Integrated with flexible single-ply roofing membrane for BIPV roof product.
    • Siltronic AG- IPO in 2007?, polysilicon producer, formerly Wacker Siltronics; is a subsidiary of see-Wacker.
    • Sino-American Silicon Products Inc-5483 on Taiwan, silicon ingots and wafers.
    • Sinonar Corp- Code 8036 on TPE, Taiwan, 50MW amorphous thin film cell + panel production for watch, radio, chargers, PV systems. first 3MW a-SI cells in 1988.
    • Sinosol AG-SNN on FSE, June 2008 IPO delayed, solar parks, wholesaler.
    • Skanska AB-SKAB on Stockholm, SKSBF on OTC Pink. construction and engineering. developing TiO2 pigment cement tech.
    • Skydome Holding Limited-SKY on ASX, skydomes to let in natural light.
    • SkyPower-invest at site, Nov 2006 announces jv with SunEdison LLC to build 50MW of solar farms in Ontaio. HSH Nordbank AG acquires minority stake in August 2006, see also wind.
    • SMA Solar Technology AG-S92 on FSE, June 2008 IPO, Sunny Boy inverters.
    • SMIC-0981 on HKSE, SMI ADR on NYSE, wafer foundry, Semiconductor Manufacturing Int'l, to begin volume production of solar cells., Shanghai co.
    • Soitec-SOI on EPA, subs Concentrix Solar GmbH to make CPV system for see-Chevron, also III-V materials supplier.
    • Solantis Energy- fresh water from salt water on Cap Verdes Islands. Can be found on Herr Merlin AG.
    • Solar2 AG-WKN AOHN45, symbol S2R, ISIN DE000AOHN453, on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU; IPO June 2006, solar thermal + pv system design, installation, retailer. SOLAR2 AG, S2RK on ETR, Feb 09 files for insolvency.
    • Solara AG-see-Centrotec. - CentroSolar bought out Solara, while the parent company of CentroSolar -Centrotec Sustainable AG- announces that it will change its' name to Solara AG on 12 January 2006. A owns B, B buys C, A changes name to C. Sorted out Sept 2007. invested in by Vattenfall Vattenkraft, Sweden's largest electric utility.
    • Solar A/S-SOLAR B on Copenhagen, not solar dispite the name, but is a wholesaler of electrical products.
    • Solar Applied Materials Technology Co-1785 on Taiwan, sputtering thin film equipment
    • SolarCity-SCTY on NASDAQ, IPO Dec. 2012
    • Solaredge Technologies Inc-SEDG on NASDAQ, miroinverters
    • Solar Energy Ltd- SLRE (before 1:10 consolidation-XSEL.OB) on Nasdaq other OTCBB, Note: has no solar products. Peruvian gold mines.
    • Solar Energy Systems Pty -formerly SES on ASX, now see-Solco, grid fed solar systems, Solar Mill water pumps, water purification systems.
    • Solar Energy Systems Ltd, no web, SLRYF.PK, no news, included so as to note the difference with this co and the above listed co with confusingly similar names.
    • Solar Energy InitiativesSNRY on OTCBB, system integrator, distributor, work force training.
    • Solar ETFs-see-Claymore/MAC Global Solar Index (ETF) - TAN, and/or Van Eck Global Solar ETF - KWT.
    • Solar-Fabrik AG Neu- WKN661471 on FSE. geregelten markt, symbol SFX, DE0006614712; SLFBF on OTC.PK, OFZP on AIM; Germany. makes solar modules, sells complete systems, inverters, planning, construction. homepage says it is a private co. info at site re investing. restructured 2006. bought Malaysia's Global Expertise Wafer Division Ltd. in 2005, 2006 getting into wafer processing and making solar cells.
    • Solar Frontier, see-Showa Shell Solar KK 100% subsidiary of see-Showa Shell Sekiyu KK name change to Solar Frontier 2010.
    • Solarfun-SOLF ADRs on NASDAQ, each ADS= 5 shares. Dec 06 IPO @$12.50, Jiangsu, China co. Dec 06 IPO. 50MW solar cells + modules to expand to 360MW by 2010. solar modules, mono-crystalline PV. 2010-see-Hanwa Chemicals of Korea buys 50%.
    • Solargiga-0757 on HKSE, #2 supplier of wafers in China 2008-200MW, 2009-400MW, equipment for slicing wafers, subs of see-Wafer Works.
    • Solar Hydrogen Energy Corp- shares at site, SHEC Labs of Saskatoon.
    • Solaria-not on markets, raising ven cap. uses optical concentrators to improve cell efficiency. see-Q-Cells and see-Moser Baer are investors. not the same as see-next-
    • Solaria Energia y Medio Ambiente SA-SLR on Madrid, ESO165386014, 18 June 2007 IPO, CSLR on BETA (Barcelona), SEYMF on OTC.PK, OGVX on AIM, PV panels, installation, thermal solar panels, 100MW modules, 500MW planned by 2010.
    • Solar Integrated Technologies-SIT on AIM, May 12, 2004 AIM floatation 7.2 M shares @ 1.71p. WKN AOB5U8, symbol TMB, ISIN USU8340P1031 on ETR,FSE, SIT on AIM; LA co. making flexible thin-film amorphous silicon PV cell BIPV roofing membrane, solar tents, solar carports. strategic alliance with ECD/UniSolar. Stuart Energy is a partner. Buys into Dachland GmbH of Germany, a leading green and solar roofer. $13M contract from Tesco in California to install world's largest solar roofing system.
    • Solar Millennium AG- WKN 721840, symbol S2M, ISIN DE0007218406, on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU; SMLNF on NASDAQ OTC; IPO July 05. Parabolic solar collectors, solar chimney, solar park builder, 50MW Anda Sol project in Granada w/ ACS-Cobra of Spain; jv with Endesa; 1000MW to China-Inner Mongolia by 2020, building solar plant in Ordos Inner Mongolia with Inner Mongolia Ruyi Industry Co Ltd. GE Financial Services buys 80% of subsidiary Solar Millennium Beteilungen GmbH which has opportunity to participate in 5 parabolic trough solar thermal power plants in Spain.
    • Solar Mosaic-individual projects, crowdfunding, invest at site.
    • Solar Night Industries Inc.- SLND.PK on NASDAQ OTC Pink Sheets, yard lights, skylights, solar sports scoreboard, retailer.
    • Solarparc AG- WKN 635253, symbol SLXG on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU,DUS,HAM, ISIN DE0006352537, OG1W on AIM; June 2005 name changed from Windwelt. 13.5MW solar parcs to be built. builds solarparcs and windfarms for third parties or for self. 24 solar parcs, 35 wind farms, 6.1% Funds available. see-SolarWorld owns 30%. will rent your roof. Suntrac trackers.
    • Solar Power Inc-SOPW on OTCBB, of Roseville California, deal with GEMoney to finance customer purchases at Yes! Solar Solutions.
    • Solarpraxis-SPA on FSE, Aug 2006 IPO, technical publications, communications, advertising, indexes-SOLEX?
    • Solar Prods Sun Tank Inc.-SOSU on Pink sheets, '0' quote. no web.
    • Solartech Energy Corp-3561 on TPE, 70MW Jiangxi Solar PV a jv of Solartech + ?-Solar PV (USA HQ)
    • Solartech Int'l Holdings Ltd-1166 on HKSE, not solar, but is electrical general- wires, cables,products.
    • Solar Thin Films Inc., no web, -SLTN on OTC, solar panel equipment for thin film on glass, 2006- 4 turnkey plants constructed. formerly American United Global Inc. $44M market cap but OTC and no web?
    • Solartron- SOLAR on SET Thailand, IPO March 30 2005, 30MW solar panel assembly line, 2007 jv with Grundflos of Denmark to install solar water pumps. Shell PV products dealer + assembler, BP contract, solar systems for phones, rural battery charging systems, water pumping. Also has two listings on markets in Germany- Solartron PCL Reg Shares (Foreign) BA 1- WKN A0D9V8, symbol TUUF, ISIN TH0831010010 on BER; and Solartron PCL Reg Shares (NVDRS) BA 1- WKN A0EAJ9, symbol TUU, ISIN TH0831010R16 also on BER. 3000 systems installed since 1986.
    • Solarvalue AG-SV7 on Xetra, FSE. plans metalurgical silicon plant in Slovenia.
    • SolarWinds-SWI on NYSE, not solar and not wind, software
    • SolarWorld Ag- WKN 510840, IPO 23.11.1999, on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU,DUS,HAM, also on Paris, OG6P on AIM, SRWRF on NASDAQ; world's largest solar systems plus panel manufacturing- 1GW by 2010. Also has option to invest in bonds for 7 years at 7% at site. buys Shell's crystalline solar business in 2005. building 500MW wafer and mono-crystalline cell Solar Factory in Hillsboro, Oregon. subsidiary Deutsche Solar makes wafers.
    • Solco Ltd- SOO on ASX, formerly see-Solar Energy Systems. Solar Mill water pumps for the Outback, solar hot water systems.
    • SOLEX-name SOLEX.SG0911, symbol P20175, ISIN FR0010319400 -Mnemo Code 2017S on Paris Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris since April 24, 2006, also on Stuttgart; "100% Certificate" by Societe General based on the World Solar Energy Index (SOLEX) a DJIndex started March 30, 2006 quote- Reuters, Bloomberg; certificate represents/covers the 10 biggest international solar stocks as per SOLEX.
    • SOLEX 2-Participation Certificate symbol SGOSUN, ISIN DE000SGOSUN4 on FSE,STU; Societe General Effecten GmbH Solar Index 2 06, Societe General certificate based on SOLEX.
    • SOLON Ag- WKN 747119 since Oct 18, 2002 (was WKN 724630 before-since 22.10.1998), symbol S001 on FSE, ETR, others, SGFRF on OTC, OHX1 + OG3C on AIM, ISIN DE0007471195 after 2:1 consolodation in October 2002.(was until Oct.02 WKN 724630 on Frankfurt), producer of 60MW/year of solar systems 180-500 Watt. Germanys biggest solar module manufacturer. to buy $300M, 5 year supply of SunPower high efficient A-300 solar cells to be used on 9-10kW 'Solon-Mover' arrays. March 2006 acquires Global Solar Energy Inc from UniSource Energy for $16M. Global Solar has 2MW thin film production, 2006 invests (19%)in Blue Chip Energy GmbH with 20MW capacity.
    • SonnenEnergy Corp-PWR on TSX.V, built 2.5MW Solar Park Hausen project in Germany, operator of 7MW of solar parks, 200 residential PV systems installed. Germany based/operating company bought by a Canada based co. formerly Eminence Capital 1 Inc, a capital pool. Delisted, still active in Germany, shares worth ?.
    • Sonne + Wind Bet.NA O.N., SYW on FSE, no web, no info. Note: similar sounding company + name Sonne Und Wind-no ticker, is not the same.
    • SPCG PLC-SPCG on SET, roll formed steel sheets, subsidiaries: Solar Power Co, Solar Power Engineering Co, Steel and Solar Roof Co Ltd.
    • Spire Corporation- SPIR on NASDAQ-NM, world’s leading supplier of manufacturing equipment for making pv modules. Note: confusingly similar is Spire Corp. code SINQF on OTC but this is not the same. recent sales to Unison, Korea/ Prisolartec GmbH, Germany/ EMMVEE Solar Systems, India/ Nisshinbo, Japan/ Hyundai, Korea/ PA.Sol Italia SpA, September 2006 introduces 100MW turnkey solar module production line. 2008-to make concentrator cells.
    • SPX Corporation-SPW on NYSE, industrial engineering + production co. Kayex tech for crystal growing (ingot) equipment. 'to develop innovative customer solutions and to improve the quality of life in the world around us'.
    • Stantec, on TSX, engineering firm. involved with 2GW, 20,000 acre Utility Scale Solar Electricity project in California using Sterling Energy System.
    • STMicroelectronics-STM on NYSE, STM on EPA, thin film PV jv called 3Sun with see-Sharp and see-Enel.
    • Strategeco Solar SA-MLLAR on EPA (Paris), French co in RE, no web.
    • STR Holdings-STRI on NYSE, solar module encapsulants.
    • (old) STR Holdings Inc, no web, PVS on NYSE, encapsulants- sheets and films for holding solar panels together.
    • Sumco Corp- 3436 on TSE, Oct 2005 IPO, world's 2nd largest manufacturer of silicon wafers, second plant to open. Oct 06 Sumco buys 51.5% of shares of wafer maker see-Komatsu Electronic Metals Co Ltd from see-Komatsu Ltd. and renames it see-SUMCO TECH XIV CORPORATION.
    • SUMCO TECH XIV CORPORATION-5977 on TSE, wafer maker, renamed from Komatsu Electronic Metals Co Ltd which was 51.5% bought by see-Sumco Oct 2006.
    • Sumitomo Corp-8053 on TSE, agreement with see-SGSil (Solar Grade Silicon) to market and distribute polycrystaline silicon to solar cell manufacturers in Asia. 31/7/03.
    • Sumitomo Titanium Corp-5726 on TSE, Tokyo First Section, JP3407200009, makes titanium + silicon.
    • Sun Credit Development Ltd- bonds offered to build a 1.5MW solar park in Bulgaria.
    • SunEdison-SUNE on NYSE, PV installations and wafers via buyout by MEMC-(was WFR on NYSE) for $200M, name change to SunEdison.
    • Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd-300274 on SHE, Nov 2011 IPO, 500kW inverters for solar and wind.
    • Sunline AG- WKN AOBMPO, symbol SU3, ISIN DE000A0BMP00, on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU; October 2005 IPO. ((not AstroPower related- AstroPower had a line of products once called Sunline)) pv and solar thermal systems, garden,camping,RV panels, garden, streetlight, solar pumps.
    • Sunovia Energy Technologies Inc-SUNV on NASDAQ OTCBB, solar EvoLucia (tm) lights, CdTe solar PV in development.
    • Sunowe Photovoltaic, see-Zhejiang Sunflower
    • SunPower Corp- SNPW on NASDAQ OTCBB, Germany co. Owns Solar Energy Ltd. and Renewable Energy Ltd. -financial troubles before 2004. Confusingly similar to: (next)
    • SunPower Corporation-SPWR on NASDAQ, IPO in fall of 2005 (7.7M shares @ $18); 06/2006 second share offering announced of 7m shares @ $29.50; SunPower is a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corp-CY on NYSE. has 25 MW solar cell plant in Manilla- plans to expand to 75 MW, has 5 year contract to supply Solon, also parabolic solar energy collectors. M.Setek silicon supply agreement, $300m/5yr supply contract with SOLON, $330m supply contract with PowerLight.
    • Sunrun Inc-RUN on NASDAQ, residential solar installations in USA
    • Suntech Environmental Group Ltd., SCE on ASX, Oz co, no web, not solar.
    • Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd.-STP on NYSE, WKN BOPO1N4, Symbol STP, ISIN US86800C1045, on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN,STU; China co., the top IPO of 2005 on NYSE. 150MW solar cell production from 6 production lines. 270MW module production. bought MSK of Japan-makes BIPV roofing products. 50MW thin film cell plant for 2009 at Caohejing Hi-tech Park in Shanghai planned. $425M offer of convertible senior notes due 2013 offered in 2008.
    • Sunvalley Solar Inc-SSOL on OTC, turnkey solar system installer, California, also office in Alberta.
    • Sunvim Group Co Ltd-002083 on SHE, crystalline PV molules and projects, shares in Johanna Solar.
    • sunways Ag- WKN 733220 on FSE + Xetra Neuen Markt, ISIN DE0007332207, makes inverters + transparent solar modules that can double as windows. can invest in interest bearing corporate bonds on offer.
    • Suss MicroTec AG-WKN 722670, ISIN DE0007226706, SMH on ETR,FSE, others, lithography, bonding equipment, test equipment
    • Sustainable Energy Technologies- name change to see-Eguana Technologies Inc. September 2013, was-STG on TSX.V, new Sunergy 5 grid connected inverter in production 2006, wind & hybrid power systems, backup power systems, consulting. Has an agreement with Gabriel Benmayer SA, a Spanish company to build and market the inverter in Europe
    • SXL- code 1919 on TSE, custom prefab houses for solar power.
    • systaic AG-SJK on FSE, engineering & install, crystalline silicon solar cells can be applied to roofs, steel, glass.
    • Tabuchi Electric Co Ltd-code 6624 on Osaka, solar power conditioners a small part of transformer business.
    • Taisei Corp-1801 on TSE, rooftop sunlight system.
    • Taiwan Semiconductor Company TSC-5425 on TPO, diodes, rectifiers, bar code readers, pilot production of polysilicon in Taiwan, wafers.
    • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co-TSM ADR on NYSE, check
    • Tata Power Co.-500400 on BOM, large power co, parent co of Tata BP Solar, Bangalore HQ, solar thermal and power. 2nd plant at Pune-only solar thermal-1600MW capital outlay Rs 2 crore. Pune and Mumbai are close to making solar heating compulsory in their cities. of interest to Nepal tourists/trekkers-can thank Tata BP Solar Thermal units for the hot showers all along the trek (first one installed 1989, now everywhere). also has 1 windfarm. 2012 to buy BP share of Tata BP Solar.
    • Tatung Co- Code 2371 on TPE, large electronics co. Subsidiary Green Energy Technology has a 25MW wafer production line bought from GT Solar in 2004. to develop complete vertical integration ingots to modules.
    • Tauris Solar AG-WKN A0HNJ7, symbol T9S, ISIN DE000AOHNJ76 on FFT,BER; 05/2006 listing on BER, new co planning investments in stock market listed solar cos. contact.
    • TBEA Co Ltd-code 600089 on Shanghai, Tebian Electric Apparatus Stock Co, transformers, high voltage aluminum foil, solar energy equipment- wafers, modules, 5-150kW standalone PV systems, solar lighting and pumps, XinJiang Silk Road Brightness Project, Village Electrification, off grid PV largest installation in China, Sun Oasis jv with Shell in 2001- 78,000 solar home systems over 5 years, and Sun Oasis jv with BP in 2005 for 25MW solar cell production at Xian.
    • Teijin-3401 on TSE, silicon ink by 2012.
    • Tenaga Nasional Bhd-5347 on MYX, 4MW solar farm, first in Malaysia.
    • TGI Solar Power Group Inc., no web, TSPG on pink, ?.
    • Thai Photovoltaics Ltd.- web site not working, not on stock markets, can be invested in through Asirus Solar Int'l of Cayman Islands. -direct equity private placement possible. Plans to build a thin film amorphous silicon solarcell manufacturing plant in Thailand. 5% of production goes to charities, +5% to NGO's on cost plus, great goals for a start-up, chook dee to TPV. but why is website not working.
    • Thenergo-ALTHE on EPA, December 07 acquires contolling stake in see-Enro AG-ENO on FSE, project management co. mostly biomass, includes wind + solar. Thenergo is a German holding co listed on French exchange.
    • Time Infrastructure Holdings Limited-0686 on HKSE, retail fashions, L92M for 100% of Goldpoly, a china solar cell manufacturer, L1Billion in RE next decade.
    • Timminco Limited-TIM on TSX, mining co expanding silicon division to produce 2-3,000 tonnes high purity silicon/year.
    • Titan Energy Worldwide Inc-TEWI on OTC, 1MW solar projects, also smart grid tech, see-DongFang.
    • Titan Industries Limited-500114 on BOM, precision engineering and makes watches, 1GW PV project in India with Enfinity.
    • Tohoku Electric Power-9506 on TSE, 1.5MW solar at Hachimohe, Aomori Prefecture, and 2MW solar at Shichigahama, Miyagi Prefecture, also has nuclear, geothermal.
    • Tohoku Misawa Homes Co Ltd-1907 on TSE, prefab homes with solar.
    • Tokuyama- code 4043 on TSE, chemical co., 8200 tonnes of high grade polycrystalline silicon per year when new (Siemens method) 3000 tonne plant completed- semiconductor + solar silicon. +20% of solar silicon market share., big co.
    • Tokyo Electron-8035 on TSE, to build thin film factory with see-Sharp.
    • Tokyo Gas-9531 on TSE, solar water heaters for condominium balconies see Tokyo Gas
    • Tokyo Ohka Kogyo-4186 on TSE, TOKCF.PK, chemicals, manufacturing, equipment design, jv with see-IBM for production of CIGS PV.
    • Topco Scientific Co Ltd-5434 on Taiwan, crystalline wafers, module manufacturer by end 2006.
    • Toppan Forms Co-7862 on TSE, indoor PV film developed by Konarka
    • Topsil Semiconductor Materials A/S-TPSL on Copenhagen, supply of silicon to industry, also Czochralski ingots for wafer production.
    • Topsola-also named Shanghai Topsola. owned by see-Shanghai Electric Group Holdings Co, see-Shanghai Jiao Da Nan Yang Co Ltd. , and Zhenglon Tech Inc- an investment co.
    • Toshiba-6502 on TSE, large nuclear and electronics firm, also is working with Echelon's LonWorks on smart cities projects, also, minor for a co this size but has a small 400 Watt VAWT/solar/battery micro-power generator combo "Wind Flower"
    • Total ASA- TOT on NYSE, FP on Euronext Paris, Large oil co with some wind and solar- PV- Photovoltech-82MW/year multicrystalline cell production by 2008, and Tenesol-PV panels.
    • Toyota- see-Aisin Seiki.
    • TransCanada Corp.- TRP on TSX, TRP on NYSE, 2011 buys 86MW solar PV projects in Ontario from see-Canadian Solar.
    • Trans-India Acquisition Corporation-TIL on AMEX, check news, Jan 21, 2009 deal with Solar Semiconductor Ltd called off [was to be 75MW module production in India, 195MW modules, 60MW cells by end of 2009].
    • Trina Solar Energy-TSL ADR on NYSE, IPO 5.3M ADRs Dec 06 @$18.50 one ADS=100 ord shares, split 2:1 Jan 19 2010, China co, founded 1998, 60MW/yr solar modules, in 2002 built 40 solar power stations in Tibet for Chinese National Brightness Program, Mono-Crystalline Ingots, 30MW solar wafer, solar modules, PV systems.
    • Trony Solar Holdings Co., Ltd,- 2468 on HKSE, Sept 2010 IPO, PV modules.
    • TSMC-TSM on NYSE, Taiwan semiconductor co investing in CIGS startup Stion in 2010.
    • Tyntek Corporation-2426 on TPE, GaAs LEDs, infrared sensors, solar cell product line, to spin off see-TynSolar Corporation in 2007.
    • TynSolar Corp-3562 on TPO, wafers (39%) and cells (58%).
    • UDI-UDI UmweltDirektInvestBeratungsgeselschaft GmbH, Germany, direct investments.
    • Ultima Networks plc-UTN on AIM, computers, distributor and installer of solar panels.
    • ULVAC Inc.-6728 on TSE, thin film PV production lines for G5 sized glass substrates, plasma enhanced CVD, laser scribers, sputtering equipment, encapsulation.
    • Umicore Group-UMI on Brussels, makes germanium for CSP solar cells (powering Mars rover), has new production method for high purity silicon for solar cells. also rechargeable batteries, fuel cells, N2O Abatement Catalyst, Recycling.
    • Umweltfinanz Wertpapierhandelsunternehmung AG- investment possibilities in German windfarms and solarparks.
    • Unaxis Holding AG- see-Oerlikon, rebranded 2006. VTX:UNAX, Equity #81 682, symbol UNAX on SWX Swiss Exchange., Europes 3rd largest manufacturer of machines to make computer chips, thin film solar cells.
    • Unison Co. Ltd.-code KDQ:018000 (Korea), large co, bridge and road systems, has windfarms, installing a Spire solar production line.
    • United Technologies-UTX on NYSE, CSP - solar tower tech using salts. Large co- solar venture small part.
    • Unit Energy Europe AG-WKN A0H5Z5, symbol UEE1, ISIN DE000AOH5ZS5 on ETR,FSE,BER; there is also a second, smaller, unit-energy security WKN 776010, symbol UEE, ISIN DE0007760100 on same; construction, operation of RE power plants, including PV.
    • Universal Communications Systems Inc- UCSY.PK on NASDAQ OTCBB.PK, WKN917633, code UVC on ETR,FSE,BER,MUN; solar chargers for cell phones and consumer electronics, plans a solar community. also has AW1000M mobile Air to Water conversion units.
    • Universal Solar Tech Inc., no web, UNSS on OTC, development stage co (2010), Zhuhai City, GNG, China.
    • Usha Ltd- code 517146 on BSE, Indias largest export house of semiconductors. makes 9-37 Watt modules.
    • Van Eck Global Solar ETF-KWT on AMEX, started 04/21/08. based on Ardour Solar Energy Index-index ticker SOLRX on AMEX. Pure Play Solar ETF.
    • Veeco Instruments Inc.- VECO on NASDAQ GS, vapour deposition systems.
    • Ventus Company-VEN on LON, solar and wind project developer/investor
    • VeraSun Energy- not solar, ethanol.
    • Videocon Industries-511389 on BSE, 1GW PV jv with see-Reliance Industries.
    • VINCI-DG on Euronext-Paris, engineering, construction, roads, subsidiary GTM Construction coordinating the see links-PICADA project.
    • Vivint Solar Inc-VSLR on NYSE, residential solar installations in USA
    • Vorarlbergen Kraftwerke AG-WBAG on VKW (Vienna), power co serving Austria and S. Germany, has RE power sources hydro, some solar, some biomass.
    • Wacker Chemie-WKN WCH888, symbol WCH, ISIN DE000WCH8881 on FSE, large chemical co, silicon producer. subsidiary Siltronic AG-is a producer of polysilicon.
    • Wafer Works Corp-6182 on TPO, Taiwan, silicon wafers. China based subsidiary with 20 furnaces-20MW preparing HK IPO for 2007. subsidiary see-Solargiga.
    • Wainwright Bank- WAIN on NASDAQ, Green loan program for homeowners with solar energy projects.
    • Waste Management-WMI on NYSE, WM Solar Powered Trash Compactors, jv with see-Big Belly.
    • Webel SL Energy, Webel Solar, Websol, see-Webel Solar
    • Webel Solar- Code 517498 on BSE, India co with 5MW capacity of monocrystalline solar cell manufacturing.
    • Welspun Group-532553 on BOM, 2011 pioneering solar backed securities from revenue of 15MW Gujurat solar farm.
    • WestFonds Solar 1- realestate funds co in Germany with one closed end solar fund.
    • Westinghouse Solar, is a subsidiary of see-Akeena. Akeena subsidary Andalay renamed Westinghouse Solar, AC solar panels using enphase inverters.
    • WilderHill Clean Energy Index-ECO on AMEX, has a good mix of these cos to invest in one holding. see also-Powershares-PBW on AMEX -Powershares WilderHill Clean Energy ETF
    • WorldWater & Power Corp. was WWAT on OTC.BB, name change to see-WorldWater and Solar Technologies in May 2007 (ticker stayed the same after name change).. Solar water pump systems for remote and rural locations. proprietary tech can power a 1000Hp motor with solar. mostly California projects. Nov 06 see-Emcore bought 26.5% of WWAT for $18M. also WWAT had a jv with see-ENTECH which has 20X concentrator CSP tech and 50MW project in Spain and a May 2007 marketing agreement with Solargenix Energy LLC- of note Solargenix Energy LLC is 45% owner of Acciona Solar Power Inc. Acciona Solar Power Inc formed when see-Acciona bought 55% of Solargenix Energy Inc. the agreement is between WWAT and the LLC. ISIN change to US98155N1063 effective 12 Oct 2007. 2007-sending 9 trailer mounted pump units to Darfur, Sudan.
    • WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp.- old -(May 2007 to January 2009), - was WWAT on OTC.BB, January 29 2009 name change to see-Entech Solar and shares with new ticker as ENSL on OTC.BB company is a combo of WWAT's remote water pumping system and see-Entech's concentrator PV tech, also industrial scale PV installations in California. see-Emcore sells remaining investment in WorldWater 20 January, 2009,
    • WorldWater & Solar Technologies -new- private co, no longer with a market listing. April 2009 Mr. Quentin T. Kelly (former CEO of WWAT) purchases the Name and product line and technology of Mobile MaxPure(R) Solar Water Purification Systems. see-story, formerly WWAT&S was part of see-Entech Solar, ENSL onn OTC.BB, and before name change (WWAT&P to WWAT&S) to Entech Solar on January 29, 2009, was WWAT.OB on OTC.BB. Mobile MaxPure(R) Solar Water Purification Systems are mobile solar powered water pump systems for remote and rural locations. proprietary tech can power a 1000Hp motor with solar.
    • WorleyParsons Ltd-WOR on ASX, WYGPF.PK, huge engineering firm, 27,700 employees, 34 countries, 105 offices, to build 250MW $1B solar power plant in Australia, 34 plants by 2020.
    • Wuhan Linuo Solar Energy Group Co Ltd-600885 on SHA, high-boron silicon business =88% of business, solar heater/thermal, PV. November/December 2012, buyout/takeover/name change to Hongfa Tech Co, and changes business focus to electrical relays, not solar as of Dec 2012
    • Xiamen Prosolar Technology Co., -(600193.SS on Shanghai). real estate co. not solar.
    • Xantrex- being bought out by Schneider Electric SA of France in July 2008. XTX on TSX, IPO in 2004, inverters- new 100kW 3phase inverter. 07- $7.5M supply deal with see-SOLON.
    • Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd-00968 on SEHK, solar pv glass, solar farms, Dec 2013 on SEHK
    • XL Telecom Ltd-532788 on BSE, Dec 28 2006 IPO, India. Telecom, 24MW solar PV, ethanol.
    • XsunX Inc- XSNX on NASDAQ OTCBB, Power Glass (tm), thin film solar tech.
    • XYG Glass-0868 on HKSE, low iron PV glass.
    • Yamaichi Electronics-6941 on TSE, electronic components including solar cell connectors factory in China.
    • Yingli Green Energy Holding Co-YGE on NYSE, 2007 IPO, 100MW modules, 90MW solar cells, 95MW ingots + wafers, panels, systems, 11-1-2002 installed a GT Solar turnkey GT-CELFAB PV cell line, 2007-3rd expansion to 400MW planned (wafers/cells/modules), 600MW by 2010. see-Baoding Tianwei Baodian Electric Co., 2008 buys more furnaces from GT Solar, 2008-46.5MW thin film production line from Oerlikon.
    • Zhejiang Jingsheng Mechanical & Electrical Co Ltd- 300316 on SHE, silicon growth furnaces
    • Zhejiang Sunflower Light Energy Sci 'A'CNY1-(old - 300111 on ChiNext - SHE), 200MW/year monocrystalline cells + modules. Sunowe Photovoltaic brand. name change to see-ZJ Sunflower Light Energy Science & Tech
    • ZJ Sunflower Light Energy Science & Tech-300111 on SHE, crystalline cells, modules.

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