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Ben Franklin Alumnus IQE and Solar Junction to Develop Satellite Solar Energy Cells

Ben Franklin alumnus IQE, Bethlehem, the leading global supplier of semiconductor wafers for the development of next-generation satellite solar cells for the European Space Agency, is in contract negotiation with  Silicon Valley-based Solar Junction, a developer of high-efficiency multi-junction solar energy cells for the concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) market. “Solar Junction and IQE have been working closely for the past year as strategic manufacturing partners of the world’s most efficient multi-junction solar cells… Winning this contract proves that we’re on-track,” said Jim Weldon, CEO of Solar Junction. Read more: