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Nanosolar is a global leader in solar power innovation. We are setting the standard for affordable green power with solar cell technology of distinctly superior cost efficiency, versatility, and availability. Our mission is very simple: Delivering cost-efficient solar electricity. Leveraging recent science in nanostructured materials, we have developed a critical mass of engineering advances that profoundly change the cost efficiency and production scalability of solar electricity cells and panels. Our first product, the Nanosolar Utility Panel™ enables unprecedented system economics at utility scale.
Martin Roscheisen (CEO):
Martin Roscheisen is a serially successful technology entrepreneur with a passion for building industry-defining products and companies. Named one of the United States' top 10 entrepreneurs under the age of 40 by Fortune, Martin Roscheisen has a track record of creating three information technology companies with a combined value of more than $1.2 billion. In 2001, Roscheisen decided that green energy is mandatory in today's world as well as a vast entrepreneurial opportunity, and started developing the very best team and technology to turn solar electricity mainstream. An Austrian citizen born in Munich, Martin Roscheisen got his Silicon Valley apprenticeship as a teenager during a year at Xerox PARC. He received advanced engineering degrees from Stanford University and Munich Technical University, and holds a doctorate from Stanford University's School of Engineering.