09 September 2011 16:48 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Konarka has agreed to work with ThyssenKrupp on building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) components, the US-based developer of solar plastic films said on Friday.
Under the agreement, ThyssenKrupp will apply Konarka’s photovoltaic technology to a production process during which steel strip is coil-coated with films, paint or plastic coatings.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
In related news, Dow Chemical said last week it had won a grant from the US Department of Energy to help fund a programme to cut the costs of BIPV solar products.
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