SoloPower Inc. in California is set to actually unroll its interesting product in Portland. The company has ventured out to set up a factory in Portland to manufacture flexible solar panels!
According to the company, the flexible solar panels are designed to blanket rooftops like carpet and so, its target audience is buildings with big-box roofs that can’t support the weight of conventional solar panels. Initially, the company was little worried about the response from the potential buyers in the market. But, all thanks to prospective customers’ interest, response and willingness to pay a premium for much user-friendly product, the anxiety was transformed into confidence of being able to satisfy future customers’ demands for company’s world-class product, said the officials of SoloPower Inc. And so, company’s first commercial-size plant relies on industrial customers. (more…)