Press releases

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12.06.2012: Soltecture reaches new peak value with its high efficiency modules; Company attractive to new investors

Thin-film module manufacturing leader exhibits at the Intersolar Europe (Hall A1, Booth 120)

International investment process has begun – High interest among potential buyers

09.05.2012: Soltecture GmbH, Berlin, applies to open insolvency proceedings

Hartwig Albers appointed as preliminary insolvency administrator – Innovative technology is attractive to industrial investors – Discussions already underway with interested parties

27.02.2012: Soltecture’s shareholders inject additional capital

Negotiations with new strategic partners at advanced stage

06.02.2012: Soltecture connects with US market leader altPower

Soltecture, Germany’s CIS thin-film pioneer, connects with altPOWER, a leading American BIPV Integrator.

17.01.2012: Solar safety net for the Indian economy

German Soltecture modules make Prime Tower independent

08.12.2011: Frost & Sullivan Lauds Soltecture GmbH for its Superior Entrepreneurial Abilities in European Photovoltaic Solar Market

Soltecture Marks an Enterprising Transformation from Mere Module Manufacturer to a Complete System Solutions Provider

06.12.2011: Soltecture introduces new brand design

Soltecture is taking another step in its growth from a leading manufacturer of photovoltaic solar modules toward becoming the outstanding source of intelligent solutions for solar construction.

05.12.2011: New record - Thin-film manufacturer Soltecture produces first 100 Watt solar modules // Company receives ISO 9001 certification

Soltecture announces new records in solar efficiency: Today, the first 100 Watt solar modules have been produced by the production line in Berlin Adelsdorf, a reading that equates to a 13.4 percent efficiency. With Soltecture’s high-efficiency module, Linion, solar efficiency advances to the next level.

02.11.2011: International certifications for Soltecture

• USA: Certification to UL 1703 and CEC 85 listing

• Italy: ‘Made in EU’ certificate

• UK: MCS certificate

27.10.2011: Award: Soltecture is one of the world’s leading cleantech companies

Soltecture has been named one of the world’s top 100 cleantech companies for the third time in a row. The prestigious ‘Global Cleantech 100’ list highlights private companies distinguished by their potential for success and special achievements in developing and commercialising clean and environmentally friendly technologies.

30.09.2011 - Soltecture awarded certification by TÜV Rheinland to UL 1703

Soltecture has been awarded product safety certification by TÜV Rheinland to UL 1703 for the US market for its Framed Module “Linion F” and its Roof-Integrated Module “Linion R” of 75 to 90 W .

18.08.2011: TÜV certifies CIGSe modules from Soltecture: Top performance for small roofs with “Linion F”

The solar module manufacturer Soltecture has reached worldwide peak results with its framed thin-film modules based on CIGSe semiconductors. TÜV Rheinland officially confirmed this through the certification based on IEC 61646

04.08.2011: Soltecture proves: Solar construction enables energy-independent, attractive living and mobility

Together with its partners Vattenfall, Volvo and A-hus, the Berlin solar module manufacturer Soltecture (formerly Sulfurcell) is setting new standards for sustainable construction: the energy-plus house, which has been purpose built for the One Tonne Life Project with the aim of reducing annual CO2 emissions per capita, is equipped with a heat storage system and 106 Soltecture thin-film solar modules made in Germany.

16.07.2011: Soltecture sponsored the Bobby Car Solar Cup 2011 – Germany’s only solar powered bobby cars

Even the youngest are shaping the energy turnaround and on Saturday the day had finally arrived: 22 teams showed off their finished solar powered bobby cars to the public in the grounds of the Stadtwerke Bielefeld and competed in an exciting race of speed and skills.

19.05.2011: Sulfurcell renamed Soltecture

On the ten-year anniversary of its founding, CIS thin-film pioneer Sulfurcell will be renamed Soltecture. The Berlin-based company’s new name reflects the excellence of the company’s integrated solar solutions.

24.01.2011: Sulfurcell Secures €18.8m Equity Funding

Soltecture Secures €18.8m Equity Funding for Expansion of its Groundbreaking Thin-film Technology for Solar Modules

06.09.2010: Research & development breakthrough

Thin-film manufacturer Sulfurcell unveils 0.8m2 prototype with TÜV-tested efficiency of 10.7%

28.07.2010: Sulfurcell Signs 16 MW Supply Agreements

Sulfurcell Signs 16 MW Supply Agreements in China and India

10.09.2009: Sulfurcell awarded again

'Global Cleantech 100' – Berlin’s solar technology company Sulfurcell listed among 100 top cleantech companies

09.10.2008: Berlin’s Climate Alliance Declaration

Joint Action for Climate Protection: Sulfurcell signs Berlin’s Climate Alliance Declaration

10.07.2008: Financing for Major Expansion

Sulfurcell Secures Financing for Major Expansion