Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K.
Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and has roots dating back more than 100 years in the downstream energy business, including research in solar energy that began in 1978. Commercial production of crystalline silicone modules began in 1983, and research on CIS technology began in 1993.
The name "Solar Frontier"
"Solar Frontier" expresses our commitment to leadership in the global PV market. We stand at the frontier with our proprietary CIS technology and its greater potential for improvement and innovation. It also expresses our vision of the future of energy, when human needs are abundantly met by the limitless power of the sun.
The Solar Frontier logo
The logo is designed to capture in abstract the harmony of sun (red), earth (blue), and the concept of frontier in the path (blue) toward sustainable development, with the curved lines also symbolizing the horizon.