Enexra, which has developed a technology that can make solar cells less costly to manufacture, spent much of 2008 - and its $100,000 in angel funding - honing its product and continuing to expand its tech platform. Its technology allows for more efficient use of silicon in solar cells, and can also be used to improve the effectiveness of LEDs, flash drives, and semiconductors. But before the company can build it first manufacturing plant, it must find investors - and hopefully, some of those federal funds aimed at green technology development
"In a year or so we hope to capture the next big wave of renewable energy," says co-founder Christian Pfeffer.
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