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Introduction to HelioVolt –       Manufacturer of High       Efficiency Thin Film ModulesHelioVolt Confidential  and Propr...
Company Highlights                      $0.52 COGS / Watt          Disruptive Vacuum                    and $0.36 CapEx / ...
Next Generation High-performance and  Low-cost Solar Technology  • Disruptive Vacuum and Liquid CIGS technology platform  ...
HelioVolt Corporate History                                                                 HelioVolt and NREL win        ...
Company Introduction –  Experienced Management Team      BJ Stanbery, Chairman & Chief Technology Officer         Jim Flan...
Extensive Intellectual Property Portfolio  • 11 patents issued, 9 patent applications filed and 5 new patent    applicatio...
HelioVolt Module Production Process                                                                                  Modul...
Our Process vs. Alternatives   Our Process – Monolithic IntegrationGlass In                                               ...
Competitive Technology Advantage Glass In        • Disruptive vacuum and liquid CIGS technology platform                  ...
HelioVolt CIGS Module  •    HelioVolt CIGS Photovoltaic Module        – Commercial, residential, utility applications     ...
12.3% HelioVolt Champion ModuleHelioVolt Company   Information      10
Roadmap to 16% Module Efficiency    18%    12%                                                                            ...
Product Portfolio Evolution                    2011                          2012                           2013          ...
Thank You!         For more information about HelioVolt,             Visit us at www.heliovolt.comHelioVolt Confidential  ...
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Intro to HelioVolt

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Meet HelioVolt, manufacturer of high performing low cost CIGS thin film solar modules based in Austin, TX

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Intro to HelioVolt

  1. 1. Introduction to HelioVolt – Manufacturer of High Efficiency Thin Film ModulesHelioVolt Confidential and Proprietary
  2. 2. Company Highlights $0.52 COGS / Watt Disruptive Vacuum and $0.36 CapEx / Watt and Liquid CIGS at 1 GW Scale Technology Demonstrated 12.3% Large, Proven Market Production Module with with Long Term Secular average efficiencies Growth exceeding 11.7% Extensive IP Portfolio Unique NREL And Technical Relationship ExpertiseHelioVolt Company Information 1
  3. 3. Next Generation High-performance and Low-cost Solar Technology • Disruptive Vacuum and Liquid CIGS technology platform • $0.52 COGS / Watt and $0.36 CapEx / Watt at 1 GW Scale • Demonstrated 12.3% efficiency on monolithically integrated module with production efficiencies averaging 11.7% • Extensive CIGS intellectual property portfolio – 9+ years and ~$145mm of R&D • Efficiency roadmap to 16%+ in 2014 • Exclusive technology commercialization partnership with NREL • Fully equipped R&D line in Austin • Deep technical team • Plan for production expansion under developmentHelioVolt Company Information 2
  4. 4. HelioVolt Corporate History HelioVolt and NREL win R&D 100 Award Time Magazine’s “Best Inventions of 2006” Printed Electronics Industry Award 1st production runHelioVolt Wall Street Journal August 2009founded Technology Award 12% cell 12% prototype module 12.3% production efficiency and 14% cell efficiency module efficiency FASST® Process wins achieved achieved achieved Nano50 Award 2001 2003 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Series A Series B Industry veteran Jim funding funding Flanary joins as CEO Commercial agreements NREL CRADA Exclusive NREL Opened first factory in signed for 3 years of established IP Agreement Austin, Texas productionHelioVolt Company Information 3
  5. 5. Company Introduction – Experienced Management Team BJ Stanbery, Chairman & Chief Technology Officer Jim Flanary, President & CEO 17 years at Boeing – responsible for manufacturing Extensive thin-film solar experience - former COO of scale-up, product cost-driven project management, First Solar and former COO of HelioSphera space and terrestrial solar product development. (micromorph-si module manufacturer based in Greece). Holds 22 patents for thin-film PV technology. Division President and General Manager at ITT Night Vision – leader in military and commercial products. Iga Hallberg, VP Business Development 30+ years in early and late-stage private and public companies. Held multiple international marketing and business development roles at 3M. Former Director of Steve Darnell, VP Finance Business Development and General Manager for nanoparticle inks and coatings and equipment 20 years experience in financial management of solutions at NovaCentrix. technology companies. Factory start-up experience at Compaq and Seagate. John Prater, Director of Supply Chain Key Investors Former Strategic Sourcing Executive at Oerlikon Solar and Applied Materials, supporting manufacturing, spares and thin film solar sourcing teams.HelioVolt Company Information 4
  6. 6. Extensive Intellectual Property Portfolio • 11 patents issued, 9 patent applications filed and 5 new patent applications in progress with 100 international extensions in total: – Deposition methods include both vacuum and liquid coating (NREL) – Precursor material – CIGS synthesis • Proprietary trade secrets and know-how • Exclusive technology commercialization partnership with NREL – Disruptive evolutionary technology roadmap to low-cost 16% productsHelioVolt Company Information 5
  7. 7. HelioVolt Module Production Process Module Out Glass FASST® CIGS Module Final Assembly Preparation Process Formation & TestGlass In HelioVolt Company Information 6
  8. 8. Our Process vs. Alternatives Our Process – Monolithic IntegrationGlass In Module Out Monolithic integration: Glass FASST® CIGS Module Final Assembly •Better long-term product reliability Preparation Process Formation & Test •Lower COGS Competitors’ CIGS Cell-Based ProcessesSubstrate In Module Out Substrate CIGS Contact & Grid Final Assembly Cell Cut & Sort Cell Stringing Preparation Process Formation & Test Silicon Process Polysilicon Ingot Wafer Solar Cell Solar Module Source: Wall Street research.HelioVolt Company Information 7
  9. 9. Competitive Technology Advantage Glass In • Disruptive vacuum and liquid CIGS technology platform – Advanced liquid precursor technology enables high efficiency and low cost strategy • FASST® CIGS process advantages Glass – Two-stage process provides maximum flexibility to optimize precursor Preparation deposition method and composition of each layer: higher efficiency FASST® CIGS Process – Most rapid synthesis of CIGS from precursors of any method: reduces capital costs Module Formation – Demonstrated state of the art crystalline quality: higher efficiencyFinal Assembly – Unique, rapid, flexible optimization of CIGS surface quality: higher efficiency & Test • Monolithic module circuit integration – Reduces module assembly costs compared to discrete cell assembly • Advanced module packaging – Unique, high performance encapsulant, edge sealant, and potting compoundModule Out supports product lifetime beyond standard 25 year warranty: reduces cost of electricity (¢/kWh) HelioVolt Company Information 8
  10. 10. HelioVolt CIGS Module • HelioVolt CIGS Photovoltaic Module – Commercial, residential, utility applications – BIPV products in development – Module construction: Standard glass component laminate – Specifications to match most popular thin film product in the industry • HelioVolt Differentiation – State of the art monolithic integration design – Proprietary packaging materials for exceptional environmental reliability and lifetime – Variable form factor adaptable to multiple applicationsHelioVolt Company Information 9
  11. 11. 12.3% HelioVolt Champion ModuleHelioVolt Company Information 10
  12. 12. Roadmap to 16% Module Efficiency 18% 12% Advanced TCO, Enhanced Transmission, Ultrafast Heating, Light Trapping Active Predictive Design Quenching, 6% Advanced Baseline Process Composition Grading Control 0% 2010 2011 2012 2013 • Development work based on HelioVolt patents and trade secrets will drive module efficiency from 10% to 16% • Advanced Technology Development will drive module efficiency from 16% to 21%HelioVolt Company Information 11
  13. 13. Product Portfolio Evolution 2011 2012 2013 2014 Standard modules for commercial rooftops and utility applications Standard Modules offered with System Level Solutions for commercial rooftops (including mounting, power management) *New standard component introduced to reduce balance of systems costs* Standard Modules adapted for BIPV applications (facades, sunshades, roof tiles) including BIPV components with integrated power management Efficiency 11% 12% 14% 16%HelioVolt Company Information 12
  14. 14. Thank You! For more information about HelioVolt, Visit us at www.heliovolt.comHelioVolt Confidential and Proprietary

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