Santa Clara, Calif., August 24, 2010 – MiaSole, a manufacturer of Copper Indium Gallium Selenide thin-film photovoltaic solar panels, struck purchase agreements to supply Juwi Solar GmbH with CIGS photovoltaic modules.
The MiaSole module incorporates a glass-glass design, suitable for the most rigorous snow load requirement and design features such as a low open circuit voltage and interconnecting cables that reduce owner’s balance of systems cost versus comparable thin film modules.
Based in California, MiaSole currently operates two manufacturing facilities with construction beginning on the third factory in 2010.
To date, Juwi Solar has installed around 1,300 PV systems with a total capacity of over 500 MW, among them one of the world’s largest solar power plants in Eastern Germany, and more than 400 wind turbines with a total output of about 600 MW. Juwi has subsidiaries in Germany, the United States, France, Italy, Spain, the Czech Republic, Greece, Poland and Costa Rica.