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THE LIST: Alternative Energy Providers

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This year’s List of the Largest Alternative Energy Providers is populated by 16 companies and ranked by the number of employees in the greater San Fernando Valley. The companies cover a variety of alternative energy solutions with the majority specializing in solar technology. Ranging from 1 to 250 local employees, the services provided include consultation, distribution and installation. The No.1 company is SoalrWorld Industries America, a division of SolarWorld AG, one the world’s largest solar technology providerss. The largest non-solar company is CoolPlanet BioFuels, ranked at No. 3 with 35 local employees. – By Josh Dausch THE PACESETTER This year’s largest Alternative Energy Provider is SolarWorld Industries America, a public manufacturer and distributer of solar materials and systems, with local operations in Camarillo. The parent company is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, and services a worldwide customer base. SolarWorld was founded in 1988 and made its initial public offering in 1999. Shell Solar, America’s largest provider of solar products since 1976, divested its crystaline silicon manufacturing base to SolarWorld in 2006. – By Josh Dausch Download the 2011 SFV’s ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PROVIDERS list (pdf)

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