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Solar Integrated Technologies

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Founded Year

2002

Stage

Unattributed VC | Alive

Total Raised

$4M

Last Raised

$4M | 17 yrs ago

About Solar Integrated Technologies

Building designers and facility managers in all sectors face challenges today. They need to improve efficiencies, cut costs, and ensure sustainable profits. Solar Integrated's low-slope BIPV roofing products are designed to meet this challenge.n

Headquarters Location

1837 East Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

Los Angeles, California, 90058,

United States

323-231-0411

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Solar Integrated Technologies Patents

Solar Integrated Technologies has filed 1 patent.

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

6/17/2008

3/20/2012

Photovoltaics, Electromagnetic radiation, Energy conversion, Solar energy, Solar cells

Grant

Application Date

6/17/2008

Grant Date

3/20/2012

Title

Related Topics

Photovoltaics, Electromagnetic radiation, Energy conversion, Solar energy, Solar cells

Status

Grant

Latest Solar Integrated Technologies News

Despite Setbacks, San Diego Unified School District Asserts Commitment to Clean Energy Alternatives

Oct 5, 2012

Citing safety concerns and the risk of fire, solar panels have been removed from the rooftops of 24 San Diego Unified School District buildings. The panels, which were manufactured and installed by Solar Integrated Technologies (SIT) in 2005, were found to have a number of defects that resulted in premature corrosion of the solar cells. The last of the defective panels were removed on August 31.

Solar Integrated Technologies Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Solar Integrated Technologies founded?

    Solar Integrated Technologies was founded in 2002.

  • Where is Solar Integrated Technologies's headquarters?

    Solar Integrated Technologies's headquarters is located at 1837 East Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Los Angeles.

  • What is Solar Integrated Technologies's latest funding round?

    Solar Integrated Technologies's latest funding round is Unattributed VC.

  • How much did Solar Integrated Technologies raise?

    Solar Integrated Technologies raised a total of $4M.

  • Who are the investors of Solar Integrated Technologies?

    Investors of Solar Integrated Technologies include Crestview Capital Funds.

  • Who are Solar Integrated Technologies's competitors?

    Competitors of Solar Integrated Technologies include Trina Solar, NEI Corporation, Abengoa, Sopogy, Accustrata and 13 more.

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