Austin, Texas-based HelioVolt Corp. will open its first factory for manufacturing high-performance thin-film solar energy products. The 122,400 square-foot LEED-certified, sustainable facility marks the first commercial implementation of the company's proprietary FASST reactive transfer printing process for solar thin film production.
Fenton, Mo.-based Kaiser Electric is providing electrical design and installation for Dave Mungenast Lexus, St. Louis, marking what could be the first LEED-certified car dealership in Missouri. Construction on the estimated $16-million facility is underway and is expected to be completed in the summer of 2009.
Horizon Solutions, Holyoke, Mass., a distributor of electrical and industrial products and services in the Northeast, recently acquired Lighting Resource Management, a Newburyport, Mass.-based energy services company (ESCO). According to Horizon, its entrance in the Energy Services market is a natural expansion of its core competencies and commitment to delivering exceptional value to its customers, together with the products that it supplies.
Business Briefs for the Week of Oct. 27, 2008
HelioVolt Corp will open its first factory for manufacturing high-performance thin-film solar energy products.