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EMCORE Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation

Post Time:Apr 19,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:48

Contract Value of Award is Approximately $6 Million

EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq:EMKR), a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation (BATC) to design, manufacture, test and deliver solar panels for a new spacecraft. The period of performance for this program is about 2 years, with a total contract value of nearly $6 million.

The solar panels delivered to BATC will be populated with EMCORE's ZTJ multi-junction solar cells. The ZTJ is currently the highest performance space-grade solar cell available in volume production to the global market.  Production of the solar cells and panels will take place at EMCORE's state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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