Stion

Stion is a manufacturer and supplier of thin-film solar modules for the commercial and residential industries. Read more

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Stion

Stion is a manufacturer and supplier of thin-film solar modules for the commercial and residential industries. Read more

Chester Farris's photo - President & CEO of Stion

President & CEO

Chester Farris

CEO Approval Rating

72/100

Founded:

2006

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Sector

Renewable Energy

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Ascent Solar is perceived as one of Stion's biggest rivals. Ascent Solar was founded in 2005, and is headquartered in Thornton, Colorado. Like Stion, Ascent Solar also competes in the Renewable Energy space. Ascent Solar generates $21.7M less revenue vs. Stion.

SoloPower is a top competitor of Stion. SoloPower is a Private company that was founded in 2005 in Portland, Oregon. Like Stion, SoloPower also works within the Renewable Energy sector. Compared to Stion, SoloPower has 65 fewer employees.

Suniva is Stion's #3 rival. Suniva is headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, and was founded in 2007. Suniva operates in the Renewable Energy industry. Suniva generates 412% the revenue of Stion.

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Stion Acquisitions

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Stion Funding History

Since Stion was founded in 2006, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Stion has raised $166.8M. Stion's last funding round was on Oct 2012 for a total of $25.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Oct 2012
$25M
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Equity
Dec 2011
$100.2M
Convertible Note
Sep 2011
$20M
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Series B
Jun 2007
$15M
Series A
Jun 2006
$6.6M

Since Stion was founded in 2006, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Stion has raised $166.8M. Stion's last funding round was on Oct 2012 for a total of $25.0M

Stion Investments

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Stion News

November 1, 2016Semiconductor Today

Stion's frameless module chosen for BIPV carbon-neutral apartments in The Netherlands

Stion Corp of San Jose, CA, USA says that its frameless CIGS (copper indium gallium selenium) photovo... See more »
September 25, 2016Semiconductor Today

Stion's CIGS module passes Thresher test

Stion Corp of San Jose, CA, USA says that its CIGS (copper indium gallium selenium) photovoltaic modu... See more »
July 31, 2016Semiconductor Today

Stion partners with WGL, New Energy Equity and RER to power largest school project in New York State

Nanostructure-based CIGS (copper indium gallium sulphur diselenide) thin-film solar module maker Stio... See more »
July 11, 2016Semiconductor Today

Stion and Silicon Ranch complete Mississippi's largest commercial solar facility

Nanostructure-based CIGS (copper indium gallium sulphur-diselenide) thin-film solar module maker Stio... See more »
June 14, 2016Semiconductor Today

Stion completes first direct utility projects in Mississippi

Stion Energy Services - the turn-key project development arm of Stion Corp of San Jose, CA, USA, whic... See more »
October 28, 2015SOLAR INDUSTRY MAG

Stion Completes 172 kW Array At San Francisco Airport

California-based Stion Energy Services, the project development arm of module maker Stion, has comple... See more »
October 27, 2015SEMICONDUCTOR TODAY

Stion's frameless CIGS PV modules installed at San Francisco Airport

Stion Energy Services, the project development arm of Stion Corp of San Jose, CA, USA, has completed ... See more »

Stion Press Releases

May 26, 2015NEWSWIRE

Stion Adds Warranty Policy from Global Insurance Leader Munich Re

Stion has announced the addition of Munich Re solar panel warranty insurance for installations worldw... See more »
May 22, 2015PRLOG

Stion Adds Warranty Policy from Global Insurance Leader MunichRe

SAN JOSE, Calif.-Stion, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of high efficiency thin-film solar modules ... See more »
March 19, 2015BUSINESS WIRE

STION & U.S. Continental Marketing Team Up for Commercial Solar in Corona, CA

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stion Corporation, a leading US-based manufacturer of high efficie... See more »
October 23, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

Stion, Inman Solar, and Washington Gas Energy Systems Partner to Provide Low Cost, Clean Solar Energy in Georgia

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stion, a leading U.S.-based manufacturer of high efficiency thin-f... See more »
October 22, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

Stion Announces Advancements to CIGS Solar Modules Made in the USA

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stion, a leading manufacturer of proprietary, high-efficiency, mon... See more »
July 8, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

Stion Announces Completion of 255 Kilowatt (kW), Single-Axis Tracking Solar Project for the Kern Sanitation Authority

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stion, a leading US-based manufacturer of high efficiency thin-fil... See more »
June 17, 2014BUSINESS WIRE

Stion Announces Expansion of Executive Team to Support Growth

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stion adds key executives in operations, sales, and marketing to s... See more »

Stion Videos

December 8, 2015Stion Vimeo Channel

"Stion December 3, 2015 Webinar-20151204 0007-1" on VIMEO

Stion's "Simply Better" Webinar Series - December 3, 2015 - Best Practices in Commercial Install with... See more »
June 23, 2015Stion Vimeo Channel

"Stion University Best Practices in Residential and Light Commercial Solar 2014-09-30-HD" on VIMEO

Overview of Stion solar modules, design, and installation tips for residential and commercial applica... See more »
June 23, 2015Stion Vimeo Channel

"STION Installations" on VIMEO

Stion is a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency thin-film solar modules based on state-of-the-art ... See more »
June 22, 2015Stion Vimeo Channel

"1MW New Energy Equity Project - Macon, Georgia" on VIMEO

Stion's solar modules were recently commissioned in a 1 MW solar array in Macon, Georgia. Stion was h... See more »

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Stion Headquarters

6321 San Ignacio Avenue

San Jose, California95119

408-284-7200

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Stion Summary

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Overview

Stion is a manufacturer and supplier of thin-film solar modules for the commercial and residential industries. Stion was founded in 2006. Stion's headquarters is located in San Jose, California, USA 95119. It has raised 166.8M in 5 rounds. The latest ...

CEO

Stion's President & CEO, Chester Farris, currently has an approval rating of 72%. Stion's primary competitors are Ascent Solar, SoloPower & Suniva.

Website

stion.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Stion

  1. When was Stion founded?

    Stion was founded in 2006
  2. Who is Stion's CEO?

    Stion's CEO is Chester Farris
  3. How much revenue does Stion generate?

    Stion generates $21.8M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Stion have?

    Stion has historically raised $166.8M in funding
  1. Where is Stion's headquarters?

    Stion's headquarters is in San Jose California, USA
  2. How many employees does Stion have?

    Stion has 215 employees
  3. What sector does Stion operate in?

    Stion is in Renewable Energy
  4. Who are Stion's competitors?

    Stion's top competitors are Ascent Solar, SoloPower, Suniva