Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd., a manufacturer ofÂ PV modules, and Open Energy Corp., a developer of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) products, energy management applications and solar energy solutions, have entered into an exclusive agreement licensing the worldwide manufacture, distribution and marketing of Open Energy's building-integrated solar roof tile product to Suntech.
Open Energy granted Suntech an exclusive license of the intellectual property incorporated into its solar roof tile product and any similar or new-generation tile roof products. The solar roof tiles are 50 W, four-foot BIPV tiles and are available in different color panels.
Eagle Roofing Products is expected to continue as master distributor of the tile product in the U.S.
SOURCES: Suntech, Open Energy Corp.