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510nano Inc.

Growth stage hybrid PV/TV solar module manufacturer. Technology able to lower cost of energy by up to 80% lower than competition.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Durham, NC, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2005
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

510nano is a high-growth manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) modules and a developer of downstream solar energy solutions. 510nano's patent-pending innovative hybrid renewable energy technology, called Solar Via™. Over a defined operating footprint, Solar Via™ produces up to 95% more electricity than current competing PV technologies. Solar VIA™ realizes costs below grid parity on an unsubsidized basis.


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    Founder, CEO & President

    20+ years of technology and business development, as well as management and strategy experience at the Boston Consulting Group, Rohm & Haas (now Dow), Nanotailor, UND, FAMU and FSU. Dr. Parker holds several patents and technical publications. Dr. Parker holds four (4) degrees: three in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (BS), the Georgia Tech (MS and PhD), and an MBA from the FSU.

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    VP Research and Development

    25+ years of technology commercialization and research administration. Dr. Shute was VP of Research at Clark Atlanta University and Tennesse State University. Dr. Shute was developed advanced optical materials and technology as CTO of Luxcore and as CEO of Shute Enterprises. He also served as Distinguished Scientist at Bell Labs. He received his BS Mech Eng at TSU, his MS in Material Science at MIT, and a MS and PhD in Mech Eng at Ga Tech.

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    VP Finance and Strategy

    Mr. Pulliam has 20+ years of leadership experience in M&A, private equity, commodities, and high growth retail organization with over 10 years in energy. Mr. Pulliam was Director of Finance at Lowes, Delhaize America, & Polypore; VP Wachovia Securities; Associate at Duke Energy (M&A/ PE), and others. Mr. Pulliam holds a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from NC A&T and Georgia Tech, respectively; as well as an MBA from Georgia Tech.