Siva Power

Siva Power produces the first ultrathin‐film solar cell that incorporates high‐performance, inorganic nanocrystals on flexible substrates.


Location: 
San Jose, CA
Type: 
VC-Funded Company
Category: 
Solar

News and Stories:
CIGS Solar Roundup: Hanergy Goes for 3GW, Solar Frontier Expands, Siva Hits 18.8% Efficiency. GreenTechMedia, Feb. 14, 2014.
Thin-Film Solar Startup Solexant Re-Emerges From Stealth GreenTechMedia, April 30, 2013.
Solar Startups Take a Shine to Portland. TheGreenJobBank, July 21, 2010


Siva Power is a well funded start-up developing third generation thin film PV technologies which dramatically increase solar cell efficiency and reduce manufacturing costs, therefore enabling the commercialization of solar modules that generate electricity at competitive rates without depending on government subsidies. Using printable nano-material technologies exclusively licensed from leading universities, Siva Power’s flexible solar cells harvest energy from the entire solar spectrum.

Siva Power is backed by an impressive array of venture capital firms: Birchmere Ventures, DBL Investors, Firelake Capital, Medley Partners, Olympus Capital Partners, Trident Capital and X/Seed Capital Management. It raised $4.3 milllion in 2007, $23.4 million in 2011 and $41.5 million in 2013.

Siva Power is one of the GoingGreen 2009 top 100 private companies.

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