Default company panoramic image
G only rgb clr

Giga Solar FPC, Inc.

Giga Solar has developed lightweight, high-efficiency solar PV modules and products that reduce the cost of installed solar.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Portola Valley, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website

Company Summary

Giga Solar has developed a family of polymeric composites to replace the glass cover and aluminum frame of a conventional solar PV module. Giga Solar's lightweight module uses conventional high-efficiency silicon cells, assuring high performance, but with as much as 85% less weight than a conventional module, lowering transportation and installation costs.


  • Profile tom hood
    CEO and Founder

    25+ years in materials and energy, CEO of public and private companies; solar PV technologist; and extensive International experience in sales, manufacturing and licensing. Innovative product designer and developer with products in tens of millions of cars, buildings and electronic displays.

  • Default avatar
    Dr. Sicco Westra
    Chief Business Development Officer

    Extensive experience in lasers, semiconductors, optics, and coatings. C-Level experience with public and private enterprises. Led global teams in B2B sales and marketing of large CAPEX equipment, coated products, and PV modules. Lead business development activities of German-based PV company for 4 years.