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LightManufacturing SRM3 System Deployed to Hawaii

Tank-molding solar factory will enable sustainable, zero-carbon manufacturing of water tanks at low cost. Kailua-Kona, November 18, 2020    Hauled by crane, cargo ship, and giant forklift, an advanced solar ‘factory-in-a-box’ has arrived at NELHA on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Using heat from an array of 50 five-foot square sun tracking heliostats, the system …

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SPI Press Release

California firm creates new solar thermal market and IoT heliostat  – earns spot at Solar Power International Central Coast California solar technology firm LightManufacturing exhibits at the Solar Power International (SPI) expo in Anaheim this week, showing new applications for solar energy and a unique set of products at the conference. “We’re not a PV …

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SPI Booth 1041, and Start-Up Alley!

We’re exhibiting at the Solar Power International show next week in Anaheim California, Sept 15-17. Come see us at Booth 1041. We’re exhibiting the worlds first wifi-connected, IoT heliostat, showing video of our patented Solar Plastic Molding process, showing our field-adjustable vacuum focus mirror, and presenting at the Start-Up Alley battlefield on Wednesday afternoon. http://us11.campaign-archive2.com/?u=80c57733cce3ae74d75a25c18&id=4dbc0ce9cd&e=78c7701883

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California Firm Awarded Patent for Zero-Fuel Solar Plastic Molding Technology

Web version:  http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/california-firm-awarded-patent-for-zero-fuel-solar-plastic-molding-technology-249425011.html FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2014, Pismo Beach, CA — LightManufacturing LLC, a solar thermal technology company, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued the firm US Patent 8,662,877 covering the use of concentrated solar thermal energy for molding plastic.   The proprietary technology allows low-cost manufacturing of large plastic …

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Nice summary from Francis Ward’s Jonathan Wurr

“…What an amazing technology for the warmer parts of the developing world. Light Manufacturing presented this technology to the ARMO conference in Goa. Further investigation of the website shows the product in action. However the website videos show a fairly small part being made and I wonder how the energy calculations stack up for larger …

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