August 15, 1995 |
Siemens Solar Industries, based in Camarillo, is marketing a self-study video course on its photovoltaic, or solar-powered, technology. The course includes nine videocassettes and a 500-page training manual. It offers an overview of Siemens Solar installations worldwide. Completing the course is a prerequisite for attending the company's solar training center. The cost is $500. For ordering information, call Cindy Vernon at (805) 388-6568.
July 4, 1995
Camarillo-based Siemens Solar Industries was awarded a multimillion-dollar contract by the Renewable Energy Development Agency of India to train designers and educators there in solar electric system design. The specific dollar amount was not disclosed. Siemens will provide training, aimed at increasing the viability of solar energy technology in India, through courses offered at the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, New Delhi and Bombay, and at the Solar Energy Center in Gwalphari.
March 14, 1995 |
Camarillo-based Siemens Solar Industries, a major solar energy concern, has opened a new facility for mass production of crystal solar cells. Siemens Solar said the "clean room," part of a $3-million plant improvement, is a first in the industry and will produce 30,000 to 40,000 silicon wafers a day. Clean rooms are designed to provide a factory environment free of airborne contaminants.
January 17, 1995 |
Siemens Solar Industries, based in Camarillo, has increased its production capacity by nearly 50% to meet increased worldwide demand for its solar products. The company has invested $3 million to upgrade its plant, the company says. Siemens, a unit of Germany's giant Siemens AG electronics concern, doesn't disclose its revenues, but says the market for its photovoltaic products grew by more than 20% in 1994.
November 15, 1994 |
Siemens Solar Industries, based in Camarillo, has expanded its Photovoltaic Technology and System Design training program to include more hands-on projects in the system design segment. In addition, the program's basic self-study course has been rewritten to include 14 hours of videotaped lessons and a new workbook. Completing the self-study program is a prerequisite for attending Siemens' Comprehensive Photovoltaic System Design Seminar, a five-day, hands-on workshop.
November 8, 1994 |
Siemens Solar Industries, a Camarillo firm that for years has claimed to be the world's leading supplier of solar-energy products, has sold its solar-lighting business to a Hong Kong company that formerly manufactured outdoor lights and other items for Siemens. Terms of the sale weren't disclosed, but a Siemens Solar spokeswoman said the Hong Kong firm, Alpan Products Ltd., has acquired about 10% of Siemens' business.