McElroy Metal and MiaSole partnering to offer Lightweight Solar Metal roofing solution

Miasole Hi-Tech, a subsidiary of Hong Kong listed Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, is pleased to announce our new advanced CIGS based FLEX "N" series PV modules will be on display with McElroy Metals at this year's METALCON Exhibition event in Denver Colorado on October 01-03, 2014.

Miasole Hi-Tech, a subsidiary of Hong Kong listed Hanergy Thin Film Power Group, is pleased to announce our new advanced CIGS based FLEX "N" series PV modules will be on display with McElroy Metals at this year's METALCON Exhibition event in Denver Colorado on October 01-03, 2014.


The Miasole FLEX series module is specifically designed for applications over a wide range of steep sloped architectural standing seam metal roof systems as well as certain low slope corrugated metal roof profiles. The FLEX modules bond directly to the metal roof panel. No racks, clamps, brackets or assembly are needed. This greatly reduces material, time and labor. The FLEX modules come factory applied to the metal panels or can be installed in the field.

According to Anil Vijayendran, Head of Product Management at Miasole, "McElroy Metal with their decades of manufacturing experience, large national manufacturing capacity, wide range of metal roof profiles and years of experience with solar installations is an ideal partner for Miasole".

Ken Gieseke, vice president of marketing for McElroy Metal, explained his company's natural attraction to this new flexible thin film solar technology.

"Metal roofing is a perfect medium for green building and solar energy installations for many reasons. Metal roofing with its decades long service life provides an ideal building surface to compliment the 25-to-30 year expected energy output of the Miasole FLEX modules. Add this to the fact metal roofing is completely recyclable material and can then be reclaimed again at the end of its service life, makes metal roofing and solar the ultimate green roof system" said Gieseke.

Gieseke went on to explain that McElroy's customer base in the metal roofing industry has an increased interest in solar power as solar roofs have become mainstream and are a regular part of today's building envelope.

McElroy Metal roofing customers understand that building owners are requesting new renewable energy solutions and adding solar to metal roofs becomes a new opportunity for increasing profits.

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About McElroy Metal

Since 1963, McElroy Metal has serviced the construction industry with quality products and excellent customer service. The family-owned components manufacturer is headquartered in Bossier City, La., has 12 manufacturing facilities and 20 service centers across the United States.

Quality, service and performance have been the cornerstone of McElroy Metal's business philosophy and have contributed to the success of the company through the years. McElroy Metals has been a leading innovator in the building industry.


About Miasole Hi-Tech

MiaSole is a producer of thin-film Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS) solar cells and panels. Founded in 2004, MiaSole has evolved from a Silicon Valley start-up to the world leader in thin film solar panel efficiency. In its Sunnyvale, CA facility, we have demonstrated 15.5% module efficiency in production and 18% cell efficiency in the lab.

In December 2012, MiaSole became a member of the Hanergy family. MiaSole joined the Hong Kong listed Hanergy Thin Film Power Group as MiaSole Hi-Tech. Hanergy provides unparalleled financial, technical, and sales expertise. Since acquisition, Miasole has continued to increase cell performance as well as develop new applications for our technology.

About Hanergy Thin Film Power

Hanergy Thin Film Power is the world's leading thin-film solar technology enterprise with major businesses in research and development, design and assembly of large-scale thin-film solar turnkey production lines, as well as the development and operation of downstream solar power projects and application products.

Hanergy Thin Film Power entered the solar power industry and grew rapidly since 2009, by continuing to fulfill the equipment sales agreements of thin-film solar turnkey production lines, and further extending the business to the downstream area of solar power.

On 5 March, 2012, Hanergy Thin Film Power was included as a constituent stock in the Hang Seng Global Composite Index, Hang Seng Composite Index, HSCII -- Industrial Goods, and Hang Seng Composite SmallCap Index. In addition, on 31 May, 2012, Hanergy Thin Film Power was included in the MSCI China Index.

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