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PhotoVolt, Inc. was founded in 1994 by Bernard Sater, a former NASA Glenn Research Center scientist and inventor, with a vision to enable high intensity photovoltaic ("PV"‚) concentrator systems to achieve lower cost per watt than is possible with conventional photovoltaic technologies. PhotoVolt's cell technology has the potential for making PV power systems economically viable for widespread application and cost competitive with conventional fuels in large-scale global markets. Over the past 14 years, with the support of NASA Glenn Research Center , and the late Dr. Chandra Goradia, a renowned PV researcher at Cleveland State University, with US Department of Energy grants, Mr. Sater successfully proved the promise of his invention and introduced it to the market as a commercial product. In 2007, PhotoVolt management decided to accelerate development of the high intensity concentrator market by forming a new company called GreenField Steam & Electric Co. to develop and commercialize concentrator PV systems utilizing PhotoVolt's cell technology. The new company successfully raised seed money, developed a new concentrator design, made first sales, and secured the IP by filing for many patents. The Company aiming to bring to market a high intensity concentrating PV system named StarGen a solution that is ideally suited to leverage the strengths of the PhotoVolt cell, while delivering "free"‚ thermal energy . This system is designed to make maximum use of off-the-shelf components and materials, holding the promise to produce solar energy at lower price points. In 2008, PhotoVolt, Inc. and GreenField Steam & Electric Co. agreed to merge, becoming GreenField Solar The Company, based near Cleveland Ohio, USA, intends to license its technology in the future. Management is working to raise additional capital to scale up production capacity in 2009 and beyond.

Greenfield Solar Headquarters Location

126 Artino Street

Oberlin, Ohio, 44074,

United States

216-535-9200

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Latest Greenfield Solar News

Brookfield Renewable India Commissions Its Maiden Greenfield Solar Plant

Jun 8, 2022

10:21 PM IST, 08 Jun 2022 10:21 PM IST, 08 Jun 2022 10:21 PM IST, 08 Jun 2022 Save Brookfield Renewable India, an arm of the Canadian private equity major, on Wednesday commissioned its first greenfield solar project with a capacity of 445 MW near Jodhpur in Rajasthan. Brookfield Renewable India, an arm of the Canadian private equity major, on Wednesday commissioned its first greenfield solar project with a capacity of 445 MW near Jodhpur in Rajasthan. The company did not share the investment details of the project, which has been developed in partnership with Axis Energy Ventures, but said it has inked a 25-year power purchase pact with NTPC which will sell electricity to Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company and Puducherry Electricity Department. The project will generate over 800 GWh of clean energy annually, eliminating 6,00,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year. The project is equipped with bifacial solar modules and waterless robotic cleaning solutions. On full commissioning, Brookfield India's operational renewable energy portfolio will reach 1 GW, Nawal Saini, managing director at Brookfield, said, adding that the company has a multiple GW development pipeline in partnership with companies. The project has been developed under a strategic partnership between Brookfield Renewables and Axis Energy Ventures. Tata Power Solar Systems was the construction partner with HSBC India and Axis Bank were the financing partners. In a separate statement, Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said, "We are pleased to have completed the solar plant for Brookfield Renewables India in Rajasthan in record time. This project not only underlines our commitment to promoting sustainable energy adoption but also fortifies our position as a major EPC player in the country." Globally, Brookfield has renewables capacity of around 21 GW and a development pipeline of over 60 GW. Its assets are mostly based in the Americas, Europe, India and China and comprise hydro, wind and solar. In India, it has over 4 GW of diversified assets across wind, solar and hybrid assets in various stages of execution across seven states. Stay Updated With Business News On BQ Prime Get Regular Updates

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