Solar Exchange, Menlo Park, Calif., has launched its cloud-based commerce platform to automate the buying and selling of goods for the solar industry. According to a press release promoting www.solarexchange.com, over $28 million in solar content has been put up for auction in the first week.
The company unveiled the Solar Exchange trading platform this week with 25 solar companies participating in their Founding Member program. Current Founding Members include: Hanwha SolarOne, Astronergy, REC, GCL, ReneSola, LDK, Conergy, ET Solar, Wirsol, Omnik New Energy, Motech, GPPV, AEG, Empergy, Eoplly, Harsha Abacus Solar, Hareon Solar, Galileo Solar, Kohima, TATA Power, Amro Technology, Jaisun Solar, Cinnamon Solar and Delta Energy Systems.
The company’s leadership team includes Gary Mull, CEO, who was most recently V.P., sales and marketing, for Westinghouse Solar, and Ed Lateef, founder, the CEO of Amvensys Capital Group.