General Membrane and MiaSolé Announce a Strategic Partnership Agreement
The MiaSolé FLEX module has several features that make it ideal for General Membrane's waterproof membranes. In addition to its high efficiency rating, the low weight of the module (<2.9kg/m2)
"We are proud of this agreement between our company and MiaSolé that is in accordance with the mission of General Membrane SpA. The role of the roof is changing and modern waterproofing systems must meet, through innovation, the new functions of the roof, ensuring durability. The partnership with MiaSolé and its innovative FLEX modules allows us to continue in our proposal of BIPV systems and our commitment towards the environmental solutions," said Maurizio Codognotto, President and CEO of General Membrane SpA.
"The MiaSolé FLEX module helps General Membrane create solutions for today's challenges integrating solar power generation into buildings," says Anil Vijayendran, Vice President of Product Sales and Marketing at MiaSolé. "We are pleased with this partnership with General Membrane. Working with General Membrane highlights our commitment to expand the solar energy ecosystem with this integrated General Solar PV FLEX waterproofing membrane."
"This partnership with General Membrane is an example on how the MiaSolé FLEX module can be used to create unique solutions preserving the integrity of the roof and rewards the choice of Hanergy to invest in flexible CIGS technologies,"
About General Membrane
Founded in 1993 in Ceggia, Italy, General Membrane SpA designs and produces waterproofing materials for the construction industry. Since its inception, General Membrane has considered quality and flexibility as key success factors. The distribution of General Membrane products across more than 60 countries over all continents accounts for 40% of overall production output, thus confirming that the international market identifies General Membrane as a leading provider of waterproof membranes.
General Membrane SpA operates in the photovoltaic sector by offering waterproof photovoltaic systems to generate clean electricity on roofing systems through renewable sources, confirming its ongoing commitment towards the environment. More information about General Membrane can be found at http://www.generalmembrane.it/
MiaSolé is a producer of thin-film Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS) solar cells and panels. Founded in 2004, MiaSolé has evolved from a Silicon Valley start-up to the world leader in thin-film solar panel efficiency. In its Sunnyvale, CA facility, it has demonstrated 16% module efficiency in production and 18% cell efficiency in the lab. In December 2012, MiaSolé became a member of the Hanergy family. MiaSolé joined Hanergy Thin Film Power Group as MiaSolé Hi-Tech. Hanergy provides unparalleled financial, technical, and sales expertise. Since the acquisition, MiaSolé has continued to increase cell performance as well as develop new applications for our technology. Additional information about MiaSolé can be found by visiting www.miasole.com on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/