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XeroCoat Enters Solar Energy Market

Posted on Wednesday, 11th June, 2008 at 7:03pm

High tech start up company XeroCoat has announced its entry into the solar energy market.

This pioneering company commenced by University of Queensland researchers, Dr Michael Harvey and Associate Professor Paul Meredith, now headquartered in Redwood City California, with its R&D base in Brisbane, has taken its innovative coating technology and is targeting the solar thermal and solar photovoltaic markets.

Targeting the solar thermal and solar photovoltaic markets, XeroCoat's innovative coating technology can significantly increase conversion efficiency and consequently power output of these systems with very little change to the cell or module manufacturing process.

Through its innovative technologies which delivers greater solar energy affordability by decreasing manufacturing costs for solar module makers and increasing energy returns for solar system owners.

Tom Hood, President and Chief Executive Officer of XeroCoat said "with its strong Australian links, XeroCoat is very committed to continuous technology innovation and partnering with our customers to make solar energy a sustainable and affordable energy alternative now and into the future". For more information visit www.xerocoat.com.