A Legacy of Innovation

Concentrated Photovoltaics (CPV) and Contentrated Solar Power (CSP) are increasingly recognized as solar technologies with great promise in meeting the energy challenges facing the world, and Momentive materials are enabling these technologies.

Solar Energy


Generating Solutions for the Solar Industry

Momentive offers a wide range of solutions for the rapidly growing solar industry. Our advanced materials can help increase cell efficiency and extend the life of solar panels while lowering production costs and shortening lead times. Specific products include:


  • SilTRUST* portfolio of silicone products for long-lasting protection in harsh outdoor environments
  • A broad array of high-adhering silicone adhesives for the demanding reliability requirements of solar field applications
  • Thermally-stable, long-life Pyrolytic Boron Nitride (PBN) crucibles, heaters and coatings for high-volume production of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) solar cells
  • PV solar cell encapsulant that provides improved light transmission, more electricity per unit area and better long-term stability than EVA film

All of Momentive’s offerings to the solar industry are backed by our deep applications knowledge and first class service and technical support.


*SilTRUST is a trademark of Momentive Performance Materials Inc.