Emcore was awarded a 300kW concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) system contract by Spain’s Institute of Concentrator Photovoltaics Systems (ISFOC). Established in 2006, the ISFOC will be the center of reference on the power, reliability, and productivity of commercial CPV systems. Emcore said that it will have its CPV systems installed in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain, by December 2008.

In January 2008, Emcore reached an agreement to construct an 850kW solar power park in Extremadura, Spain. It will be utilizing its CPV solar power system and provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services within the scope of the agreement.

Emcore said that the project will be completed before July 2008 in order to take advantage of the current high feed-in tariff.