& higher power
Forging a New Standard.
At Leading Edge, we’re revolutionizing the solar industry with our new silicon wafer manufacturing technology – the most critical component in a solar panel. Our technology makes single-crystal silicon wafers that provide a low-cost, high-efficiency, and low-emission alternative to the industry’s standard technology. We’re empowering solar panel manufacturers with a drop-in manufacturing technology to gain a competitive advantage in this commodity space and enable higher performing technologies.
We're Advancing the Solar Panel Industry
Current silicon wafer production involves wire-sawing large silicon ingots, chemical etching, and energy-intensive furnaces. This results in excessive waste, high energy costs, and reduced wafer efficiency. We use a breakthrough technique in crystal growth to produce silicon wafers for ~40 percent less than current single-crystal solutions and with higher efficiency. A true double-win. Our manufacturing technology uses our patented Floating Silicon Method™.