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Japanese Joint Venture to Produce Organic PV

January 24, 2003 [SolarAccess.com] A newly formed Joint Venture between Japanese chemical manufacturer Dai-Ichi Kogyo Seiyaku and industrial giant Mitsui will develop organic solar cells.The goal is to start manufacture of the cells by autumn 2004.The Joint Venture will have an initial capital of two hundred million Yen (US$1.5M) and be based in Kyoto. The shareholding will be 65% Dai-Ichi Kogyo Seiyaku and 35% Mitsui.