Solar Penny Stocks
Below is a list of solar penny stocks (small and micro cap solar stocks) that currently trade under $5 per share. These solar penny stocks trade on the NASDAQ, NYSE, NYSEAMEX and over-the-counter
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (Ticker: ASTI – trades on NASDAQ)
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (Ascent) is a development stage company formed to commercialize flexible photovoltaic (PV) modules using a technology. The Company’s manufacturing process deposits multiple layers of materials, including a thin film of copper-indium-gallium-diselenide (CIGS) semiconductor material, on a flexible, lightweight, plastic substrate and then laser patterns the layers to create interconnected PV cells, or PV modules, in a process known as monolithic integration.
Canadian Solar, Inc. (Ticker: CSIQ – Trades on NASDAQ)
Canadian Solar designs, develops, manufactures and sells solar cell and solar module products that convert sunlight into electricity for a variety of uses. The Company conducts all of its manufacturing operations in China. The Company’s products include a range of standard solar modules built to general specifications for use in a range of residential, commercial and industrial solar power generation systems.
China Sunergy Co Ltd (Ticker: CSUN – Trades on NASDAQ)
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (China Sunergy) manufactures its solar cells from silicon wafers utilizing crystalline silicon solar cell technology to convert sunlight directly into electricity through a process known as the photovoltaic effect. The Company sold its solar cell products to Chinese and overseas module manufacturers and system integrators, who assemble its solar cells into solar modules and solar power systems for use in various markets. Its end-products include solar cells and modules in different sizes and power outputs. The Company sells solar cells and modules under the brands of CSUN and CEEG.
DayStar Technologies Inc. (Ticker: DSTI – trades Over-the-Counter)
DayStar Technologies, Inc. has developed a thin film deposition technology for solar photovoltaic (PV) products. The Company utilizes a one-step sputter deposition process and has manufactured a commercial scales deposition tool to apply copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) material over area glass substrates in a continuous fashion.
Entech Solar Inc. (Ticker: ENSL – trades Over-the-Counter)
Entech Solar, Inc., formerly WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp., is a developer of renewable energy technologies for the commercial, industrial and utility markets. Its designs in concentrating solar modules provide both electricity and thermal energy as part of the ThermaVolt product line and electricity only as part of the SolarVolt product line.
Envision Solar International, Inc. (Ticker: EVSI – trades Over-the-Counter)
Envision solar international, inc. (Envision) is a developer of solar products and technology solutions. The Company focuses on creating products, which transform both surface and top deck parking lots of commercial, institutional, governmental and other customers into shaded renewable generation plants. Its Solar Tree is the single column, bio mimicked, architectural solar support structure designed specifically for parking lots
Hanwha Solarone Co Ltd (Ticker: HSOL – Trades on NASDAQ)
Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (Hanwha SolarOne) is a manufacturer of silicon ingots, silicon wafers, photovoltaic (PV) cells and PV modules in China. The Company also provides PV module processing services. It sells PV cells and PV modules both directly to system integrators and through third party distributors. During the year ended December 31, 2010 (during 2010), it sold products to over 50 customers in Germany, Italy, Australia, the United States, the Czech Republic, Spain and China. It conducts its business in China through its operating subsidiary, SolarOne Qidong. As of April 30, 2010, it had 1,000 megawatts of annual PV module production capacity and 700 megawatts of annual PV cell production capacity.
Hoku Corporation (Ticker: HOKU – Trades on (NASDAQ)
Hoku Corporation is a solar energy products and services company. The Company focused on the design and development of fuel cell technologies, including Hoku membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) and Hoku Membranes. The Company has two business units: Hoku Materials and Hoku Solar. In September 2010, the Company discontinued the operations of its third business unit, Hoku Fuel Cells. Hoku Materials was incorporated to manufacture polysilicon, a material used in photovoltaic (PV) modules. The Company’s solar integration business focuses on the turnkey delivery of commercial, industrial and utility-scale PV projects, both roof- and ground-mounted.
HyperSolar Inc (Ticker: HYSR – Trades on OTC)
Hypersolar, Inc. is engaged in developing solar concentrator technology to increase the power output of solar cells. Based on micro-photonics, the Company is developing a thin and flat solar concentrator that can deliver sunlight onto solar cells. The thin and flat nature of the solar concentrator allows it to be placed as a layer directly on the surface of solar cells in conventional photovoltaic flat panel designs
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Ticker: JASO – Trades on NASDAQ)
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (JA Solar) is engaged in the business of designing, developing, manufacturing and selling solar cell and solar module products. The Company is also engaged in the manufacturing and sales of solar cells. Its principal products are monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar cells and it also manufacture a variety of standard and specialty solar modules. JA Solar sells its products under the JA Solar brand name and also produces original equipment for manufacturer (OEM), customers under their brand names. During the year ended December 31, 2010 (during 2010), it had a solar cell manufacturing capacity of 2,100 megawatts per annum. It also manufacture customized module products according to its customers’ and end-users’ specifications.
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (Ticker: LDK – trades on NYSE)
LDK Solar Co., Ltd. is a vertically integrated manufacturer of Photovoltaic (PV) products. The Company’s products include Polysilicon, Solar Wafers, Solar Cells, Solar Modules and Solar Farm Projects. It operates in two segments: Polysilicon and Other PV products. Polysilicon segment involves the production and sales of polysilicon. Other PV products segment involves the manufacture and sales of monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar wafers and PV modules and processing services, manufacture and sales of PV cells and the development of power plant projects.
Premier Power Renewable Energy, Inc. (Ticker: PPRW – trades Over-the-Counter)
Premier Power Renewable Energy, Inc. (Premier Power) is a developer, designer and integrator of ground mounts and rooftop solar energy solutions for commercial, industrial, residential and equity fund customers in North America and Europe. The Company also distributes solar modules and inverters in its markets, primarily in Europe. The Company provides a range of installation services to its solar energy customers, including design, engineering, procurement, permitting, construction, grid connection, warranty, system monitoring and maintenance services.
P2 Solar, Inc. (Ticker: PTOS – Trades on OTC)
P2 Solar, Inc. is a development-stage company. The Company focuses on the manufacturing, distribution and sales of solar panels, and construction of a solar power plant in Punjab, India; Bulgaria Ontario, and other parts of the world.
3Power Energy Group Inc (Ticker: PSPW – Trades on OTC)
3Power Energy Group Inc., formerly Prime Sun Power Inc., is a development-stage company. The Company is focused on providing solar power and other renewable energies. The Company is focused on selling up to 150 megawatt thermal (Mwt) of photovoltaic solar plants, and use the revenues, together with funds raised from investors, to build and operate its own power plants. It is focused on doing business mainly in Europe, and focuses to operate solar photovoltaic power plants, from which power is produced for sale to local or regional electrical grids. It focuses to enter into alliances with other companies and organizations engaged in the manufacture and/or assembly of solar modules. As of December 31, 2010, the Company did not have any customers. As of December 31, 2010, the Company had not commenced operations and had no revenues. In May 2011, it acquired Seawind Energy Ltd. and Seawind Services Ltd.
Quantum Materials Corp. (Ticker: QTMM – trades Over-the-Counter)
Quantum Materials Corp. is a development-stage company. The Company operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Solterra Renewable Technologies, Inc. (Solterra). Solterra is a start-up solar technology and quantum dot manufacturing firm. Solterra focuses to acquire a both quantum dot and solar photovoltaic market share. Quantum Materials’ products include solar panels and quantum dots. A quantum dot solar cell uses a thin layer of quantum dot semiconductor material, rather than silicon chips, to convert sunlight into electricity. Quantum Dots, also known as nanocrystals, measure near one billionth of an inch and are a non-traditional type of semiconductor. Solterra focuses on designing and manufacturing solar cells using a thin film semiconductor technology.
Spire Corporation (Ticker: SPIR – trades on NASDAQ)
Spire Corporation (Spire), develops , manufacture and markets customized turn-key solutions for the solar industry, including individual pieces of manufacturing equipment and turn-key lines for cell and module production and testing. The Company is a supplier of the manufacturing equipment and technology needed to produce solar photovoltaic modules. In addition, Spire provides photovoltaic systems for grid connected applications in the commercial markets.
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (Ticker: STP – Trades on NYSE)
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (Suntech) is a solar energy company. Suntech is principally engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of photovoltaic (PV) products and also provide engineering, procurement and construction services to building solar power systems using its own solar modules for certain related party and third party customers. The Company’s products provide electric power for residential, commercial, industrial and public utility applications in various markets worldwide. It also provides commercial and utility scale PV system integration services in China.
Sunvalley Solar Inc. (Ticker: SSOL – trades Over-the-Counter)
Sunvalley Solar, Inc., is a solar power technology, solar system integrator and full-service solar power solution company. The Company focuses on developing its technology to install residential, commercial and governmental solar power systems. The Company offers turnkey solar system solutions for owners, builders and architecture firms that include designing, building, operating, monitoring and maintaining solar power systems. The Company’s customers range from small private residences to large commercial solar power users. The Company holds a C-46 Solar License from California Board of Contractor License (CBCL). Some of the commercial solar power systems designed and installed by the Company, include large office buildings, manufacturing facilities and warehouses.
Yingli Green Energy Hold. Co. Ltd. (Ticker: YGE – Trades on NYSE)
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited is a vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV), product manufacturer. The Company designs, manufactures and sells PV modules, and designs, assembles, sells and installs PV systems. Its products and services include the manufacture of polysilicon ingots and wafers, PV cells, PV modules and integrated PV systems. The Company’s end-products include PV modules and PV systems in different sizes and power outputs. The Company sells PV modules under its own brand names, Yingli and Yingli Solar, to PV system integrators and distributors located in various markets, including Germany, the United States, Italy, China, Spain, the Netherlands, Greece, Czech Republic, France, the United Kingdom, South Korea and Japan.
Westinghouse Solar Inc. (Ticker: WEST – trades Over-the-Counter)
Westinghouse Solar, Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of solar power systems and solar panels with integrated micro inverters (which the Company calls alternate current (AC) solar panels). The Company’s products are designed for use in solar power systems for residential and commercial rooftop customers. The Company designs, market and sells these solar power systems to solar installers, trade workers and do-it-yourself customers in the United States and Canada through distribution partnerships, its dealer network and retail home improvement outlets. The Company has introduced a plug and play solar panel technology (Andalay).
XSUNX, Inc. (Ticker: XSNX – trades Over-the-Counter)
XsunX, Inc. (XsunX) is a development-stage company. The Company is developing and has begun to market a hybrid manufacturing solution to produce high-performance copper indium gallium (di) selenide (CIGS) thin film solar cells. Its pending system and processing technology, which it calls CIGSolar, focuses on the mass production of individual thin-film CIGS solar cells that match silicon solar cell dimensions and can be offered as a non-toxic, high-efficiency and lowest-cost alternative to the use of silicon solar cells. The Company focuses on offering licenses for the use of the CIGSolar process technology thereby generating revenue streams through licensing fees and manufacturing royalties for the use of the technology. The Company has designed a system for a process known as co-evaporation used in the manufacture of the solar absorbing material CIGS.
NOTE: This list of solar penny stocks are solely for informational purposes and are not recommendations for investments. Before buying any shares you should research the company or speak to your financial adviser.