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|Industry||Photovoltaic, Solar Energy|
Number of employees
ISOFOTON was a global company, present in over 60 countries. ISOFOTON was involved in designing, manufacturing, and supplying Solar Energy products. Its activities were centered in three technology categories: Photovoltaic, Thermal, and High Concentration Photovoltaic.
In 1997 the Bergé Group became the owner of ISOFOTON. In July 2007 the Alba Corporation bought 26% of the company with the intention of joining the stock market.
From 2000 to 2005 ISOFOTON ranked among the world's top 10 photovoltaic manufacturers
In July of the same year, the Bergé Group bought back 26% of ISOFOTON, property of Alba Corporation.
- Conventional photovoltaic modules and trackers
- High concentration modules (HCPV)
Research and Development
ISOFOTON worked in collaboration with universities and research centers in Spain and around the world. Among its principal strategic alliances, they have agreements with companies such as INDRA for the development of trackers designed for HCPV modules, or the ISFOC for research in this field.
Many research projects held by ISOFOTON had an international dimension. ISOFOTON was involved in several projects in the FP7 (Seventh Framework Programme for research and technological development). One of them is related to high concentration photovoltaic technology and three are dedicated to silicon technology.
2015, the company went bankrupt and its remaining assets, which were valued at 57 millions, were auctioned to cover a debt of 160 millions.
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