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EMCORE (EMKR) Gets $10 Millionish Solar Space Deal From ATK Space Systems

EMCORE (EMKR) is winning an increasing number of solar panel contracts to be used in spacecraft and it got another one today.  The company announced a $9 – 11 million deal to provide solar panels for ATK Space Systems UltraFlex solar arrays to be used in the Orion spacecraft being developed by Lockheed Martin for NASA.  The initial contract is for two vehicles, but could be expanded.

The Orion is expected to be the … Read the rest

Energy Focus (EFOI) Receives $1.6 Million In Grants For LED Lighting

Energy Focus (EFOI) has received 3 grants totaling $1.6 million  this morning for its LED lighting solutions.  The R&D team won two Phase 2 Small Biz Innovation Research awards from the Defense Research Projects Agency and one Phase 1 Small Biz Technology Transfer grant from NASA

EFOI CTO Roger Buelow provided more details on the awards saying, “We’re excited about the two additional awards from DARPA continuing our longstanding relationship. The STTR award is … Read the rest

EMCORE (EMKR) Wins Contract With NASA

EMCORE Corporation has just announced that it has a contract with NASA to produce solar panels for NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement spacecraft. The spacecraft will study precipitation (rain, snow and ice) around the world, and is scheduled to launch in 2013. According to , the stock is going up in price as a result of the $5 million contract, which is to managed by MEI Technologies, Inc. Shares are already up by 30% this morning.… Read the rest