PV Development

2014


July
 
Series D financing

2013


August
 
Additional Series C financing

2012


July Unveiled ultra-thin, high-performance silicon solar cell at Intersolar
May
 
Series C financing

2011


September Awarded U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) SunShot award with partner Owens Corning
August Signed MOU with Senai Hi-Tech Park in Malaysia for high-volume manufacturing site
January
 
Successfully completed U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) PV Incubator award

2010


April Awarded a license agreement with Imec
February
 
Successfully transitioned to Phase II of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) PV Incubator award

2009


November
Awarded a co-exclusive license agreement with Max Planck Innovation GmbH
August
Launched pilot development fab in Milpitas, California
June

Michael Wingert hired as CEO

2008


September      Granted U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) award under PV Incubator program
July
Series B financing
January
 
Moved to the current site in Milpitas and started pilot fab construction

2007


November
Changed name to Solexel Inc. from Soltaix LLC
November
Granted U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) award under the Solar America Initiative
May
Granted United States National Science Foundation (NSF) award
May
Series A financing
February

Incorporated under the name Soltaix

2005-2006


Mehrdad Moslehi founded Soltaix LLC and developed the foundation technology and core intellectual property