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Suniva is the leading U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency, high-quality PV solar cells and high-power modules. Our corporate offices, manufacturing plant and R&D labs are headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, just 12 miles from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Suniva’s American innovation evolved from Georgia Tech’s University Center of Excellence for Photovoltaic Research and Education (UCEP), one of the most advanced crystalline PV labs in world. UCEP's founding director, world-renowned PV scientist Dr. Ajeet Rohatgi, is Suniva's co-founder and Chief Technology Officer, with more than 400 papers and 16 PV patents to his name.
Since its inception, Suniva has rapidly introduced three new generations of cell technology, each more efficient and lower in cost than the preceding one. The company’s patented cell designs, unique manufacturing processes, and continual innovations of our R&D division have led to world records in cell efficiency using rugged, sustainable, low-cost processes. This in turn allows us to produce high-quality, high-power PV modules that exceed global and U.S. certifications and provide outstanding reliability.
Suniva's success as a U.S. leader in solar cell and module technology is directly related to the company’s commitment to reliability, high-quality and high power density, making solar an even more sensible solution.
Suniva is one of only a few U.S.-owned manufacturers that offer Buy America-compliant* modules, which contain more than 80% U.S. content. Our premium solar modules have one of the highest percentages of U.S. content in the industry and are sold all over the world. Suniva’s in-house module facility offers even greater value to customers requiring "Buy America" solar products.
You’ll find that Suniva consistently exceeds U.S. and European certifications and testing standards – including the first “PID free”-rated module and one of the first manufacturers in the United States to offer 1000 VDC design, enabling our customers to reduce overall component costs while increasing efficiency.
Suniva is committed to developing and manufacturing in the United States. As a privately-held American company, we provide the professionalism, quality, reliability and innovation customers demand. Our facilities operate 24/7 using our own proprietary manufacturing process to keep costs affordable, product quality high and innovation on-going.
The Benefits of Working with a U.S.A. Company:
- Dependable customer service and support
- Reliable shipping and delivery schedules
- Industry-leading product warranty and trusted support team
- Highest quality, high power PV products at cost-effective prices
- Consistently exceeds certifications and Buy America requirements
- Commitment to the affordable adoption of solar worldwide.
Suniva is proud to be a United States PV technology leader while contributing to green job creation. CLICK to learn about incentives in your state.
* Buy America compliant means that more than 50% of the content (by value) must be U.S. product. Suniva exceeds this requirement with our 80%+ U.S. content. In addition, final assembly must occur in the USA. Please note that many companies that claim Buy America compliance do their final assembly in the U.S., but their products do not contain over 50% U.S. content.
3.28.13 - Suniva wins Manufacturer of the Year for medium-sized manufacturers, presented at the 2013 annual “Movers & Makers” Awards, sponsored by Partnership Gwinnett and the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce
2.3.14 - Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Regional Meeting, Atlanta - Georgia Institute of Technology
Plant Manager, Paul Schneider, Panelist
2.26.14 - 2.28.14
International PV Expo, Tokyo
KGK Booth # E30-26
3.10.14 - 3.11.14
Soligent Dealer Conference, Las Vegas
3.20.14 - 3.21.14
Schletter Workshop, East Granby, CT
5.28.14 - 5.39.14
MIREC, Camino Real Polanco, Mexico
- Past Events, 2013 -
1.31.13 - 2.1.13
Solar Innovation Conference (Soligent), Las Vegas
2.6.13 - 2.8.13
American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), New Orleans
Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium
Important Webinar: Understanding GA Power's New Solar Initiative with a focus on commercial/medium-scale options
Sponsored by Suniva, and featuring speakers from Georgia Power, Key Bank and Suniva.
2.10.13 - 2.13.13
6th Annual AEE Solar Dealer Conference, San Diego
2.25.13 - 2.26.13
Caribbean Energy Policy & Procurement Planning (CEPPP):
Aligning Key Stakeholders for Regional Sustainability, Bridgetown, Barbados
2.27.13 - 3.1.13
6th Annual PV Power Generation Expo, Tokyo, Japan
Global Cities Initiative, Atlanta
CEO, John Baumstark, panelist
4.4.13 - 4.5.13
Ex-Im Bank Annual Conference, Washington D.C.
CEO, John Baumstark, panelist
4.22.13 - 4.24.13
Greentech Media's 6th annual Solar Summit, Phoenix
CMO, Bryan Ashley, speaking
4.30.13 - 5.1.13
REFF Latin America/Caribbean, Miami
Webinar: Leverage the benefits of 1000 VDC systems!
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CBS - Eye on the Environment, Studio City, CA
Techncial training with Gexpro, Enphase, DPW Solar and Quick Mount PV, Walnut Creek, CA
Louisana's Solar Tax Credit Rules to Change, Effective July 1st
(Click) to learn about Suniva's ARRA and BAA-compliant modules!
7.9.13 - 7.11.13
Intersolar North America, San Francisco
7.18.13, (1-2pm ET)
Webinar: "What Makes PV Module Truly Bankable? The Importance of Quality Materials for Long-term Reliability and Performance"
Hosted by Dr. Stephen Shea of Suniva and Dr. Sarah Kurtz of NREL
10.9.13 - 10.11.13
CREF - Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum,
The Westin Resort Aruba
10.21.13 - 10.24.13
Solar Power International (SPI), Chicago
Exhibitor, Booth # 2415
Solar Opportunities in Georgia and Tennessee, Atlanta
Anthony Coker, panelist
RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sustainability Forum, Emory Goizueta Business School, Atlanta
Anthony Coker, panelist
6:30 - 8:30pm
Dealing with a Solar Spill - Harnessing the Sun & Living Sustainably
Wylde Center, Decatur, GA - FREE event
Could solar electric power work for you? What does it mean to live the sustainable life?
Join Sol Haroon, Lead Systems Engineer for a look into what solar electric power is today and how to harness the sun. This solar tour and look "underneath the hood" will be within the context of living a sustainable life and the many grounds that such a life covers.
Atlanta Cleantech Forum, Atlanta
John Baumstark, panelist
RSVP to: email@example.com
American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit (AEMC), Washington, D.C.
Vice President Research and Development, Bruce McPherson, panelist