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Posted on May 4, 2009 by Tessa Henderson & 

Odersun AG appoints new CFO

Odersun AG has appointed Mr Peter van Bommel as its CFO and member of the board of management. Mr Van Bommel served most of his time in executive finance functions within Philips and lastly as CFO and member of the board of management of NXP Semiconductors. He was material in the transition of Philips' Semiconductors division into the newly founded company NXP Semiconductors, which was acquired from Philips by an international group of private equity firms.
 
Odersun AG is a developer and manufacturer of silicon free thin-film solar cells, modules and applications that convert sunlight into electricity. Using copper instead of silicon, their novel and world wide patented CISCuT production process enables Odersun to produce solar modules in virtually any size or any power.
The Noon leather bag, incorporating Odersun technology, priced at US$400-US$500
 
 
Source Odersun
 
 
Odersun's components are fully integrated into consumer products such as solar bags. These solar bags constantly store solar energy to provide energy anytime. Noon Solar bags incorporate flexible solar panels to keep cell phones and iPods charged and each bag is designed to be able to sit in a window at work or in the car to collect charges. The solar power is stored in a lithium-ion battery pack, weighing about 4oz, found inside the bag. Because the solar power is stored inside a battery pack, cell phones and iPods can be charged day or night. Noon Solar bags are made from biodegradable materials, with the solar panel and hardware able to be removed and recycled or reused.
 
 
Top Image: Odersun's Flexible SuperCell. Source Odersun AG
 
 
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Authored By: Tessa Henderson

Posted on: May 4, 2009

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