Commercializing one of the most exciting and promising solar technologies in our industry today, HelioVolt is producing thin film solar PV modules for commercial rooftop, utility-scale ground mount, residential, BIPV and custom installations. HelioVolt is the first thin-film company combining high-efficiency products with low-cost manufacturing capabilities to create a new generation of Copper Indium Gallium (di)Selenide (CIGS) based solar modules. CIGS based photovoltaics represent perhaps one of the most interesting material combinations in the solar industry today. CIGS modules have the highest efficiencies available for thin-film modules and offer the lowest manufacturing cost potential in the industry.
Company Growth (employees)
Austin, US
Size (employees)
27 (est)
HelioVolt was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Austin, US

Key People at HelioVolt

Tim Costello

Tim Costello

Steve Darnell

Steve Darnell

VP Finance
Dong S. Kim

Dong S. Kim

Executive Chairman, HelioVolt USA
John Prater

John Prater

VP of Business Operations

HelioVolt Office Locations

HelioVolt has office in Austin
Austin, US

HelioVolt Metrics

HelioVolt Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$253 m

Latest funding size

$19 m

Time since last funding

over 3 years


We estimate that HelioVolt's latest funding round in August 2013 was $19 m. In total, HelioVolt has raised $253 m
We estimate that HelioVolt's current employees are approximately 100% male

HelioVolt Company Life

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