Soliant Installs In Portugal

Monrovia-based Soliant Energy, a developer of concentrating photovoltaic solar energy systems, announced today that it has completed its first installation in Portugal. The firm--which specializes in providing its CPV systems to commercial installations--said it installed a system in conjunction with Portuguese construction company Turiprojecto. Financial details of the install were not announced. Soliant said the install--on Turiprojecto's own roof--is a display installation for prospective customers. Turiprojecto is selling Soliant's products in Portugal, Spain and North Africa. Soliant is venture backed by Convexa Capital, GE Energy, Nth Power, Rincon Venture Partners, Rockport Capital Partners, and Trinity Ventures.