July 10, 2007
Global Solar modules get U.S. military approval

"Global Solar Energy, maker of flexible thin-film Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide (CIGS) solar cells, has passed U.S. military tests and received a coveted rating.

The U.S. National Technical Systems Arizona subjected the company's P3 Portable Power Pack folding solar module to immersion, vibration, high temperature storage, low temperature storage, temperature shock, altitude, sand & dust and transit drop testing.

The company's P3 module received MILSTD-810E certification.

“We anticipated that our P3 products would pass the tests,” said Mike Gering, President of Global Solar, himself a former military serviceman who spent 25 years in the U.S. Marines and retired with the rank of Colonel." Read