Solar

Konarka Adds Nobel Laureate Scientist

August 5, 2004 [SolarAccess.com] Solar photovoltaic (PV) hopeful Konarka Technologies has added Nobel Laureate and former Bell Labs chief scientist Arno Penzias to its Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Council. He is the second Nobel Laureate to join Konarka’s scientific team, which includes 2000 Nobel Prize winner Alan Heeger and the world leaders in semiconducting polymers and PV. Penzias will help direct Konarka’s research, technology and product strategies. Penzias is a venture partner at New Enterprise Associates, the lead investor in Konarka’s $18 million Series C round of financing.