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Circadian Solar in list of top university spin offs

Telegraph newspaper name company 16th in a list of the top 50 university spin offs following appointment of new CEO and rebrand.

Circadian Solar, has been recognized for its highly-efficient technology in concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar cells. Developed by top scientists and engineers from the University of Warwick, the semiconductor industry and the automotive industry, the unique system is claimed to be capable of delivering solar power at the same cost as conventional fossil fuel-generated electricity. Its technology has been designed to work over a 20-year lifecycle.

The ranking is a quantitative measurement of a startup's progress and traction based on its traffic, funding, employees and other activity .The score is based on information pulled in from thousands of online sources such as traffic sources, mainstream media and funding sources.

Jeroen Haberland, CEO of Circadian Solar said: "It is great to see this sort of external validation for the hard work that has gone into developing this technology over a number of years. Following our rebrand in 2009, we have established a number of demonstration units producing exciting results, and there is definite momentum driving the company forward at the moment. Our tracker was also selected by Siemens, to showcase its work on gearboxes and control systems for use in solar energy technology at the 2010 Hannover Messe exhibition, and we look forward to further work with them in the coming months."

Circadian has several demonstration projects in progress and is now planning a large scale manufacturing operation.



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