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AGC receives innovation grant for solar companies

Post Time:Dec 17,2010Classify:Industry NewsView:171

The Tennessee Solar Institute announced earlier this week that it had approved nearly $7.28 million in what are known as innovation grants, providing funds for Tennessee solar companies to reduce energy, train their work force and adopt technologies to better serve the solar market.

The largest grantee was AGC Flat Glass North America, a Georgia-based corporation and subsidiary of Asahi Glass Co. in Japan, which manufactures glass for photovoltaic modules in Kingsport. Working with local solar firm Energy Efficiency of East Tennessee, which helped the company apply for the grants, AGC received awards in each of the program's six categories totaling $1.5 million, according to a Dec. 17 knoxvillebiz.com report.

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