Global Solar Energy Powers Large Solar Power Install

Tucson, Arizona-based Global Solar Energy, a manufacturer of Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide (CIGS) solar materials, said today that its products are powering what it says is the largest, CIGS rooftop installation in the world. The solar materials firm said that the Italian installation, in Orgiano, Italy, produces 820 kW of solar power. Global Solar said its materials were used in solar power modules manufactured by Yohkon Energia SL, a Spanish producer of solar modules. Global Solar Energy is a manufacturer of thin, film, CIGS solar material on stainless steel substrate. The firm claims it is achieving efficiencies of 13 percent on its technology.