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Alta Devices Named to MIT Technology Review’s 2013 50 Disruptive Companies List Recognizing World’s Most Innovative Companies

CAMBRIDGE, MA, February 20, 2013 — Alta Devices been identified in the field of Energy and Materials as one of 2013’s 50 Disruptive Companies, MIT Technology Review’s annual list of the world’s most innovative technology companies. The honorees are nominated by MIT Technology Review’s editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the last [...]

February 20, 2013|

Alta Devices Shows the Future of Mobile Power

Sunnyvale, CA – January 4, 2013 – Alta Devices today provided a glimpse of the future of mobile power with the announcement of reference designs for the world’s lightest, and highest energy density, flexible military charging mats. The smallest of these chargers, which convert light into electricity, weighs just 4 ounces, has dimensions that are slightly [...]

January 4, 2013|

Alta Devices Discloses Key Technologies to Serve a New Class of Solar Applications

Austin, TX – June 8, 2012 – At this week’s IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference (PVSC), Alta DevicesTM disclosed details of key technologies that enabled its latest record module result. Alta described how its thin film solar cells are interconnected into flexible sheets creating a new class of solar material that leverages the company’s record–setting high efficiency Gallium [...]

June 8, 2012|

Alta Devices Solar Panel Receives NREL Verification of 23.5% Efficiency

Santa Clara, CA – February 6, 2012 – Alta Devices’ most recent solar panel has been verified by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at 23.5% efficiency. This is the highest solar panel efficiency yet achieved and demonstrates Alta’s progress toward its objective of developing solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions that are competitive, without subsidies, with fossil [...]

February 6, 2012|

New Science Demonstrated as Alta Devices Makes Rapid Solar Efficiency Advances

SEATTLE, WA – June 20, 2011 – When the scientists at Alta Devices began seeing their solar devices achieve efficiency results beyond what was previously thought possible, they realized that something scientifically important was going on. Their conclusion: a great solar cell also emits light and collecting that light increases cell performance. Previously, the efficiency of [...]

June 20, 2011|

Alta Raises Funding to Improve the Production Economics of High Efficiency Solar

Santa Clara, CA – March 9, 2011 — Alta Devices Inc. announced today it has raised funding to focus on improving the production economics of high efficiency solar PV (photovoltaic) applications. In addition to breakthroughs in advanced technology, the company is focused on manufacturing and form factor breakthroughs. “There are a number of advanced materials that [...]

March 9, 2011|