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Solyndra and Sika cooperate on solar PV rooftops

Solyndra Inc and Sika Services AG, a manufacturer of roofing materials, have reached a multi-year sales agreement for Solyndra’s cylindrical solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for large rooftops.

The aim is promote Sika's reflective roofing products together with Solyndra's rooftop solar PV systems.

"Sika has a strong reputation as a supplier of roofing materials and photovoltaic systems worldwide and we are pleased to work together with them to develop a powerful combined offering for the challenging environment of the commercial rooftop solar market," says Clemens Jargon, Solyndra's President EMEA and Managing Director, Solyndra GmbH.

"Their knowledge of rooftops and materials combined with our expertise in solar systems will help us work together to generate the highest amount of energy from commercial and industrial rooftops."

Heinz Meier, Sika's Corporate System Engineer Solar, adds: "We have found the lightweight, non-penetrating Solyndra system to be an excellent complement to our highly reflective rooftop materials and as interest in reflective, cool roofs grows in Europe, our two companies will work together to present a strong combined offering to our customers.”

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