Motech Solar

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Motech Industries Inc.
Type Public (OTC:6244)
Industry Solar photovoltaics, Optoelectronics
Founded 1981
Headquarters Tainan, Taiwan
Key people Dr. Simon Y.H. Tsuo (Chairman)
Dr. P.H. Chang (CEO)
Products Silicon solar cells, inverters, modules and solar electricity systems design/installation
Revenue US$1.14 billion (2010)
Employees ~3,500
Divisions Motech Solar
Motech Instruments
Motech Power
Motech (Suzhou) Renewable Energy Co. Ltd. (SNE)
Motech Americas LLC
Itogumi Motech Inc.
Website http://www.motech.com.tw

Motech Solar, a division of Motech Industries Inc., is based in Taiwan.[1] The company was ranked as the 6th largest solar cell producer in the world in 2007.[2] Grid-connected solar photovoltaics (PV) is the fastest growing energy technology in the world.[3]

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Motech Industries Inc. was founded in 1981 as a designer and manufacturer of test and measurement instruments. The company entered into solar cell production in 1999 as a pioneer in the manufacturing and marketing of high-quality single and polycrystalline silicon solar cells in Taiwan. Today, the company is the largest solar cell manufacturer in Taiwan and one of the top ten manufacturers worldwide in terms of production capacity and output.

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