News ItemEMCORE Corporation

Mar 7, 2013 –

The company held a celebration on February 26 at their SS&TP headquarters, commemorating the delivery of 1 million high-efficiency, multi-junction solar cells to SSL (formerly Space Systems/Loral). EMCORE began supplying SSL with high-efficiency, multi-junction solar cells more than 10 years ago. In May 2009, they announced a long-term supply agreement with SSL to continue manufacturing and delivering solar cells for their spacecraft programs through 2014. State and local officials, community business leaders, Sandia and Air Force Research Laboratory representatives, and EMCORE executives and employees attended and spoke at the event. EMCORE is a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets.