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About Advent Solar

Advent Solar, Inc. is a manufacturer of advanced technology solar cells and modules. In November 2009, the assets of Advent Solar were acquired by Applied Materials (Nasdaq: AMAT).

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5600 University Drive SE

Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87106,

United States




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Advent Solar Patents

Advent Solar has filed 1 patent.

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Photovoltaics, Solar cells, Transistor types, Energy conversion, Applications of photovoltaics


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Photovoltaics, Solar cells, Transistor types, Energy conversion, Applications of photovoltaics



Latest Advent Solar News

CBRE finds buyer for Advent Solar building

Mar 26, 2014

Mar 26, 2014, 12:07pm MDT CBRE finds buyer for Advent Solar building Email  |  Twitter The 87,000-square-foot Advent Solar industrial complex at Mesa del Sol has been purchased. CBRE New Mexico Senior Associate Jim P. Dountas said the buyer was a national investor and the real estate was sold as a nearly fully leased, stabilized investment property. The buyer and the terms of the sale were not disclosed. Advent Solar was a manufacturer of advanced solar cells at Mesa del Sol from 2007 until it closed there in 2009. The building’s main tenant now is engineering service provider MSR/FSR and the CFV Solar Test Laboratory. Dountas said there is about 3,300-square-feet of space available in the building. “After a relatively short national marketing campaign we developed a list of several interested parties. Most were out-of-state buyers interested in investing in Albuquerque. We worked with the seller to help them select the best offer/buyer,” said Jim Smith , a CBRE New Mexico vice president and industrial specialist. Smith worked with Dountas on the project. CBRE is also marketing the former Schott Solar photovoltaic manufacturing plant at Mesa del Sol, part of the community’s Innovation Park. Schott shuttered its doors there in 2012. The complex consists of two buildings that are approximately 200,000 square feet. 505.348.8315 | Commercial/residential real estate, retail, restaurants Industries:

Advent Solar Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Advent Solar founded?

    Advent Solar was founded in 2002.

  • Where is Advent Solar's headquarters?

    Advent Solar's headquarters is located at 5600 University Drive SE, Albuquerque.

  • What is Advent Solar's latest funding round?

    Advent Solar's latest funding round is Asset Sale.

  • How much did Advent Solar raise?

    Advent Solar raised a total of $118M.

  • Who are the investors of Advent Solar?

    Investors of Advent Solar include Applied Materials, Fort Washington Investment Advisors, New Mexico Co-Investment Partners LP, EnerTech Capital, @Ventures and 12 more.

  • Who are Advent Solar's competitors?

    Competitors of Advent Solar include Bossa Nova Vision, Trina Solar, Heliatek, Jem Enterprises, Meridian Deployment Corporation and 7 more.


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