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Dan Shugar

is CEO at Solaria.

Solaria spins out NEXTracker, changes CEOs, raises $6 million

Dan Shugar, who was the company's CEO, is now CEO of the NEXTracker business that was spun out. Longtime Solaria president Suvi Sharma is now CEO of the parent company. Shugar is still listed on Solaria's Form D about the equity sale as a director, but is no longer an executive ...

DVIDS News White Sands Missile Range home to US Army's largest solar power system

This solar energy system demonstrates that the U.S. government’s goals for enhancing security through energy independence can be met both economically and practically when the public and private sectors work together,” noted Dan Shugar, CEO of Solaria Corporation. Construction of the ...

Solaria raises $30M to push concentrating solar PV — Cleantech News and Analysis

Dan Shugar, who was the president of PowerLight and then the head of SunPower’s project development business (SunPower bought PowerLight in 2006) came to Solaria as CEO in early 2010. Related research and analysis from GigaOM Pro: ...

U.S. solar fights back against cheap Chinese panels

CEO of the Fremont, Calif.-based Solaria, Dan Shugar, took a jab at China at a solar trade show panel discussion that also featured Chinese solar manufacture Trina Solar. Shugar pointed out that China has a policy of subsidizing its manufacturers to encourage exports, while it ...

Military's largest solar array dedicated in NM

"The productivity is amazing," Solaria CEO Dan Shugar said in an interview. "You get about 30 percent more energy than you do out of a stationary array. " Shugar said the Defense Department, which is by far the federal government's largest energy consumer, is interested in ...

Alameda County unveils solar power plant at Santa Rita Jail

“It’s exciting to have Alameda County use our tracking system to expand the use of solar power at the Santa Rita Jail,” said Solaria CEO Dan Shugar. The county is using Solaria’s patented tracking system and panels. The Solaria STS-Azimuth tracking system consists of the company’s ...

Solaria Corporation Expands into China Solar Market

“As China expands its deployment of solar energy, there is a big push toward increasing the efficiency and reliability of large-scale solar power plants,” said Solaria CEO Dan Shugar. “These projects require high-yield technology and experienced teams. Solaria’s state-of-the-art solar ...

California's renewable-energy plans may hinge on presidential race

"The U.S. government is the largest consumer of power in the country," said Dan Shugar, chief executive of Fremont company Solaria, which manufactures components for solar installations. "There is great opportunity there. " Back in Kern County, local officials eager to see more ...

Intersolar North America Boasts Impressive Lineup With More Than 200 Speakers Confirmed

Joining moderator Professor Dr. Eicke Weber of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy ISE are Tom Werner, SunPower Corporation; Dr. Andre-Jacques Auberton-Herve, Soitec; Terry Jester, Calisolar; Shawn Qu, Canadian Solar; Dan Shugar, Solaria Corporation; and Dr. Andrew Skumanich...

Solaria signs solar deal with Alameda County

"This new Solaria solar power plant will provide Alameda County with a cost-effective, reliable, non-polluting system," Solaria CEO Dan Shugar said. The new plant should shave the county's electricity bill by more than $2.2 million over 25 years, Solaria and the county estimated...

The challenge of meeting CPV tracker requirements

According to Dan Shugar, CEO of NEXTracker at Solaria, trackers that use optics in which the tracker position is determined by sky sensors tend to be less accurate than trackers that use passive GPS or astronomical tracking. Other factors that can influence tracking accuracy include ...

Top tech companies plug into renewable power

Dan Shugar, an SEIA board member, said that when he first entered the solar energy industry 25 years ago as an electrical engineer, the world's collective solar arrays produced only about .03 gigawatts of power. Today, they produce 30 gigawatts (a gigawatt is a billion watts). "That's a ...

Solaria Transforms Solar Project Economics with NEXTracker™

“As incentives in the PV industry taper off, economic fundamentals determine which projects are developed and financed,” said Dan Shugar, Solaria CEO. “NEXTracker, the most significant and practical innovation in tracking technology in 15 years, dramatically improves the economics of ...

Solar energy news Siemens completes 1MW PV array for US Military

‘Through this Energy Savings Performance Contract, the value of sustainability is measured not just in terms of financial benefits, but benefits to maintaining mission readiness, and the preservation of options for the Army’s future.’ Dan Shugar, CEO of Solaria, added, ‘The Department of ...

CPV’s biggest questions to be tackled at CPV USA 2012

... – Solar Energy Business Unit, Soitec), Pedro Banda (PV Business Development Director, Abengoa Solar), Vicente Díaz, (HCPV Director, HCPV Business Unit, Isofoton) and Dan Shugar (CEO, Solaria Corporation) will participate in this pioneering discussion that will set the agenda for the conference...

Largest Low-Concentrating Solar PV Power Plant in World Now Online

The result combines industry-leading performance and reliability with compelling system economics.” “Convert Italia’s trackers unlock the unique advantages of Solaria modules,” stated Dan Shugar, Solaria CEO. “Our proprietary cell multiplication technology enables our high efficiency ...

Archive: "How to Save a Planet On a Budget" Part 3

Dan Shugar explains his experience in solar, from Sunpower to Solaria, and who remains a strong advocate of renewables. Dan emphasizes the need for growing companies to operate leanly and to operate on as much a cash basis as possible...

SolarWorld on Trade Complaint: 'This Was Our Time To Step Up'

During a roundtable discussion focused on the trade dispute and its potential impacts, three solar executives – Barry Cinnamon of Westinghouse Solar, Arno Harris of Recurrent Energy and Dan Shugar of Solaria – appeared skeptical that the move by SolarWorld and six unnamed companies would ...

Innovators ‘Home’ in on Energy

“You can’t throw a softball around here without hitting another solar company,” said Dan Shugar, Solaria’s chief operating officer, from Silicon Valley. * Energy is producing its own crop of rising Mark Zuckerbergs and Steve Jobs, who I suspect will be the next generation of business ...

Energy Entrepreneurs Flock to Renewables Bonanza

"You can't throw a softball around here without hitting another solar company," says Dan Shugar, one of the solar industry's early pioneers and now chief operating officer of Solaria, a Fremont, Calif.-based company that makes silicon photovoltaic products. Having tackled "computers...

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