eSolar inks deal with Flextronics

Burbank, Calif. — eSolar, a provider of modular, scalable concentrating solar thermal power plant technology, has entered into an agreement with Flextronics (Singapore) for design services related to next-generation heliostats and solar collector systems. The electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider will provide electromechanical design services from its location in Plano, Texas.

“eSolar is partnering with Flextronics as we move forward to meet the future cost reduction targets of our customers,” said Gary Breton, senior vice president of eSolar’s global operations, in a statement. “We feel we have a perfect match with Flextronics to realize our vision of making solar power competitive with fossil fuels,” he added.