Fuji Electric Systems, Others Reach Agreement on Solar Cell Business

Fuji Electric Systems, Others Reach Agreement on Solar Cell Business

Aki Tsukioka

Tokyo, Aug 30, 2005 – (JCN) – Fuji Electric Systems announced on August 25 that it will form a consortium for the solar cell business, in collaboration with Kumamoto University and the Kumamoto Techno Industrial Foundation.

Through the consortium, the three organizations will collaborate in R&D, human capital development, and community growth in Kumamoto prefecture, by exchanging interns and technologies.

Fuji Electric Systems will utilize the consortium for its new plant, while Kumamoto University aims to make social contribution through research. A semi-public organization built by Kumamoto prefecture, the Kumamoto Techno Industrial Foundation expects to improve the eco-conscious image of Kumamoto by committing itself to the solar cell business.

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