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Energy Conversion Devices

The installation of a UniSolar roof in happier days for Energy Converesion Devices -- 2010.

Bankrupt Solar Firm ECD Sues Chinese

The bankruptcy trustee for a failed solar panel manufacturer in Oakland County has sued three Chinese competitors for price-fixing and dumping below-cost solar panels into the United States market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

Uni-Solar in happier times -- a rooftop installation

Bankruptcy Court Confirms Liquidation Plan For ECD And United Solar

Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (OTC: ENERQ.PK) and its wholly-owned subsidiary United Solar Ovonic LLC last week announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has confirmed its Second Amended Joint Plan of Liquidation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2012

Uni-Solar in happier times -- a rooftop installation

Energy Conversion Devices, United Solar Ovonic Schedule Auction of Bankrupt Assets

The sale of United Solar as a going concern won’t happen. Its parent company, Energy Conversion Devices, Monday announced that the assets related to the United Solar Ovonic LLC thin, flexible solar panel business will be sold at auction June 26.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012

Solar panels (credit: Wikimedia)

ECD, United Solar File Chapter 11

Citing high debt and legacy costs, Energy Conversion Devices Inc. and its solar panel manufacturing subsidiary United Solar Ovonic LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012

A Uni-Solar rooftop installation. Uni-Solar photo

ECD Lays Off 500, Furloughs 400, Amid World Solar Power Glut

Energy Conversion Devices Inc. said this week that production has been suspended at its Uni-Solar thin film solar panel plants based on a glut of supply in the industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

Auburn Hills-based solar panel maker Energy Conversion Devices announces 300 employee layoffs. (iStockPhoto)

CEO Out, Layoffs In At Energy Conversion Devices

The company is laying off 300 employees, most of whom work in Michigan. That’s one-fifth of its work force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/10/2011

A Uni-Solar rooftop installation. Uni-Solar photo

United Solar Achieves World Record 12% Efficient Thin Solar Cell

Auburn Hills-based United Solar announced Monday that the National Renewable Energy Laboratory has confirmed an initial 12 percent conversion efficiency of a large-area solar cell using Uni-Solar proprietary Nano-Crystalline silicon. To date, this is the highest large-area cell efficiency confirmed by NREL for thin-film silicon PV technology.

01/31/2011

A Uni-Solar rooftop installation. Uni-Solar photo

United Solar Part Of Record Speed In Rooftop PV

Solar Integrated Technologies GmbH, a subsidiary of Rochester Hills-based Energy Conversion Devices (Nasdaq: ENER), and the New York City-based power company ContourGlobal have made rapid progress on green energy solutions on four different sites of Athens, Greece-based Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Co. S.A. using thin-film photovoltaic modules powered by United Solar, another ECD company

01/23/2011

A Uni-Solar rooftop installation. Uni-Solar photo

United Solar Earns Certified Green Business Designation

Auburn Hills-based United Solar, a subsidiary of Rochester Hills-based Energy Conversion Devices Inc., Wednesday announced it received the Certified Green Business designation

12/22/2010

Uni-Solar Powering UN Climate Change Conference

Rochester Hills-based United Solar, a subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices Inc., announced the completion and operation of a solar power project on the rooftop of the Moon Palace Hotel in Cancun, Mexico, host site for the United Nations Climate Change Conference. This important global event will attract about 20,000 participants from nations around the world. They will gather in Cancun Nov. 29 – Dec. 10, with the objective of discussing future commitments to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2010

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