Sustainable Business Oregon: Wesley Clark joins SoloPower board

March 19th, 2012

Sustainable Business Oregon
March 19, 2012
By Erik Siemers

SoloPower Inc. on Monday announced that retired Gen. Wesley K. Clark — a former Democratic U.S. presidential candidate — has joined the company’s board of directors.

San Jose, Calif.-based SoloPower — a developer of thin-film solar energy panels — is in the process of hiring for its $340 million manufacturing operation being built in North Portland.

Clark, a former NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Europe who briefly sought the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination, is considered a “alternative energy champion,” according to SoloPower CEO Tim Harris.

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