|Founded||2002 (as Midwest Optoelectronics, LLC)|
|Headquarters||Toledo, Ohio, U.S.|
Xunlight Corporation was a venture-backed advanced technology company that specialized in the development of high-performance, flexible, and lightweight solar modules. Founded in 2002, the company was established to commercialize solar technology that was developed the University of Toledo's Thin Film Silicon Photovoltaic Laboratory. Xunlight used a high-speed roll-to-roll manufacturing process to develop thin-film silicon-based photovoltaic solutions. In 2014, the company filed for bankruptcy.
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2002-2007: From Founding to Factory
Midwest Optoelectronics, LLC (MWOE) was established to commercialize technologies developed at the University of Toledo.
MWOE and UT reach an exclusive license agreement for four sets of technology portfolios developed in the Thin Film Silicon Photovoltaic Laboratory.
Xunlight (aka: MWOE Solar) was formed and all MWOE operations were reorganized into Xunlight.
Xunlight receives Series A investment of $7 million.
Xunlight receives Series B investment of $33 million.
Xunlight receives $5 million grant from Ohio Department of Development.
Xunlight demonstrates first solar cell deposition on 2MW roll-to-roll pilot production line.
Xunlight receives $7 million loan from the State of Ohio.
Xunlight successfully completes the installation and demonstration of its 25MW high-throughput, wide-web, roll-to-roll photovoltaic manufacturing process.
Xunlight delivers and installs its first shipment of solar modules to its first customer, the University of Toledo.
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