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Korea-based PV module manufacturer Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd. has formed a partnership with Silent Power, an energy-storage systems company.

The Hanwha Group led Silent Power's Series B funding round with an $8 million investment. The strategic partnership will feature a co-marketing strategy for bundling Hanwha SolarOne's PV panels with Silent Power's distributed energy-storage device - the OnDemand Energy Appliance - to offer a combined solar power and energy-storage system for the residential, commercial and industrial markets.

The first bundled product offering will be ready by September.


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