WHO WE ARE
Silicon Solar, established in 1999 by a pair of ambitious Cornell University graduates, began its journey as a dedicated research and development firm, passionate about catalyzing the latest advancements in solar technology. Over the years, we have blossomed into one of the largest innovators and suppliers of solar energy technology in the industry.
With a diverse customer base exceeding 150,000, from our immediate neighbors to the United States Government, we continually strive to supply quality solar energy products that harness the power of the sun. Our commitment to serving our customers is paralleled only by our dedication to:
Socially responsible manufacturing and design methods,
Globalized perspective with collaborative teams from across the world,
Adhering to the principle of ‘Think big, start small’, and
Balancing work with fun
At Silicon Solar, our mission extends beyond providing world-class solar energy products. We are trailblazers, pioneering the development and distribution of new solar energy technologies. We are educators, cultivating an enriching network of information for our customers. We are stewards, driving toward a sustainable future for the global economy.
In a world with escalating energy consumption, we present first-rate solar energy and renewable products, seeking to fulfill the growing demand for alternative energy sources. Our operational excellence and industry leadership in solar energy have empowered us to champion the development and distribution of novel solar technologies and services. From conception in the design room to the final steps of product installation, our team’s goal is to offer an educational network and value chain, placing customer service as our utmost priority.
Our future-focused model incorporates the foundation of multinational offices to more effectively cater to emerging markets and developing nations worldwide. At Silicon Solar, our mission is to build and sustain a cleaner, energy-efficient world one satisfied customer at a time.
Silicon Solar founded in upstate New York by Adam Farrell, spun out of a high school science project where he began offering solar science kits to teachers interested in learning about solar energy. (See the original logo from 1999).
Silicon Solar invents first PDA solar mobile phone charger for iPAQ, made in the USA, the solar chargers extended the battery life of the first PDAs.
Silicon Solar opens it first US manufacturing facility in Bainbridge New York, where it manufactured solar panels, solar kits, and solar garden / home goods products.
Adam Farrell, CEO and founder of Silicon Solar receives Global Student Entrepreneurship award from “Most Innovative” company (gsea.org)
Silicon Solar launches its solar hot water product line, offering evacuated tube based solar hot water solutions in North America.
Silicon Solar’s solar iPod charger featured in Vanity Fair’s November edition, showcased how solar power could charge your iPod on the road.
Silicon Solar invents solar powered real estate sign lighting system together with development partner.
Silicon Solar launches AquaJet series solar water fountain pumps, helping customers turn their backyards into paradise.
Launches manufacturing facility in Shanghai, China, facilitating the manufacturing of custom OEM solar electric panels, integrated circuits and product assembly.
Silicon Solar serves over 125,000 customers worldwide!
Silicon Solar expands solar energy training center in Bainbridge, New York – providing a training center for students, teachers, and industry professionals. We invite our customers to stop in.
Partnership formed with IGS Innovation Poland, an engineering and design firm specializing in renewable energy system and product design.