Jan. 2022 – Received the third batch of BESS order from a customer. Secured battery capacity for customers under the tight BESS supply. Total KWh reached 14MWh.
Dec. 2021 – Made significant improvements on the Solar-Water Desalination system by adding extra thermal storage capacity as well as PV-electricity storage. More pictures can be seen on the Solar-Water Desalination page.
Nov. 2021 – First Commercial and Industrial BESS system is fully commissioned in CA. This system has 100kW/502kWh power and capacity with PV integrated. Its grid forming capability add resilience for the user.
August 2021 – Received second batch of BESS order from this customer. Systems shall be shipped by the end of the year. Total KWh reached 5.8MWh.
June 2021 – Shipped first batch of 5 BESS for first customer. Working together with the vendor and customer for the commissioning of those BESS.
Feb. 2021 – The Solar Water Desalination system reached the first 120 days, and counting, of continuous operation with full water treatment capabilities. System optimization is continued with a target of energy efficiency and expanding heat storage capability. The next development goal surrounding this system is to realize zero-liquid-discharge.
Jan. 2021 – Established business connection with SYL Battery company for marketing and sales and service for their industry and commercial battery energy storage systems in the North American energy storage market.
Nov. 2019 – Delivered two Agri–Solar demo modules to a solar developer for evaluation. Evaluation results met the designed targets and customer expectations.
June 2019 – the Hybrid Solar Collector comes together for its first application dedicated to driving a waste-water treatment system. Heat is used for membrane distillation and electricity is used to facilitate the whole treatment system. Thanks to ARPA-e and the University of Arizona for the contentious support,
Feb. 2019 – The first round of American Made Solar Challenge finalist: https://www.herox.com/SolarPrize/round/353/entry/20920
June 2017 – Received DOE contracts as the Co-PI to continue developing hybrid solar collector (FOCUS) as well high efficiency CPV panels (MOSAIC).
Jan. 2017 – Company established by former scientist and engineers from Sharp Labs of America.