PowerFilm of Ames, Iowa awarded $2.2 mil. US Army contract
PowerFilm, Incorporated, located in Ames, Iowa, was recently awarded a $2.2 million dollar development contract by the United States Army. The new contract is for research and development to reduce the cost and to increase the power output from PowerFilm's PowerShade solar field shelter. The contract also includes efforts to improve performance and costs of the basic solar modules.