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Fremont, USA
47488 Kato Road
Fremont, CA, 94538


Board of Directors
Board of Director


Series B, 1/2006
Series D, 7/2008
Series E, 12/2008
Argonaut Ventures
US Venture Partners
CMEA Capital
Redpoint Ventures
RockPort Capital Partners
Series F, 9/2009
Private Equity, 6/2010
Private Equity, 6/2011
Debt, 3/2009
U.S. Department of Energy
Debt, 2/2011



Solyndra is a manufacturer of cylindrical panels of CIGS thin-film solar cells based in Fremont, California.

Solyndra designs and manufactures photovoltaic systems, comprised of panels and mounting hardware, for the commercial rooftop market. Solyndra employs high volume manufacturing based on proven technologies and processes to meet the needs of the global solar market. Using proprietary cylindrical modules and thin-film technology, Solyndra systems are designed to provide the lowest installed cost per system and the highest solar electrical energy output for typical low slope commercial rooftops. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Fremont, California, Solyndra operates a state-of-the-art 300,000 square foot fully-automated manufacturing complex.

Recent Milestones




  1. SEC Filing Via Liquid Scenarios Search2Model ( [edit]
  2. Sharespost ( [edit]
  3. Solyndra Series E Financing Tops $200M ( [edit]
  4. Solyndra nabs $535M DOE loan guarantee for 500 MW factory ( [edit]
  5. Solyndra Raised Close to $1B, and Other Fast Facts From Its S-1 ( [edit]
  6. Solyndra nixes its IPO, but brings in $175M to keep the ball rolling ( [edit]
  7. SEC ( [edit]
  8. Solar tube maker Solyndra raising more funds ( [edit]
  9. Solar maker Solyndra closes its Fremont operations, lays off 1,100 workers and prepares to file for bankruptcy ( [edit]
    Solyndra Asks To Boost Bankruptcy Borrowing Power To $7M ( [edit]
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