Industry: Silicon photovoltaic solar cells
Headquartered in Georgia, Suniva is the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency, cost-competitive photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and modules.
Suniva uses proprietary processing techniques, such as Ion Implantation, to advance solar cell technology. The company produces full-size cells with record-setting 20+% conversion efficiency and averages 19+% efficiency daily on its production lines. Solar cell efficiency is the ratio of the electrical output of a solar cell to the incident energy in the form of sunlight.
Suniva’s products are Buy American-compliant, consisting of over 80% US content. The company evolved from the work of Dr. Ajeet Rohatgi, a GRA Eminent Scholar who holds 15 world records for solar cell efficiency and is regarded as one of the world’s leading research scientists in PV technology.
With customers around the world, Suniva counts four of North America’s largest electrical and solar distributors among its partners, as well as many Fortune 500 companies that perform their own solar installations.
Company website: Suniva, Inc.