PowerFilm: Harnessing Solar Energy – A Tour of Facilities

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The April IEEE Section Meeting will feature a tour of PowerFilm.  This will be a joint meeting with the Iowa State University IEEE Student Branch and the Power and Energy Society Chapter.  Members of the Engineers Club of Des Moines will also be joining us for this tour.

After the tour we will have dinner at Hickory Park.  Everyone will order from the menu.

PowerFilm designs and manufactures custom solar cells, panels, and power solutions for energy harvesting, portable, and remote power applications using proprietary thin-film or high-efficiency crystalline PV technology. PowerFilm develops high-quality custom solar solutions for IoT, transportation, military, and consumer applications. 

PowerFilm specializes in designing, engineering, manufacturing, and assembly of custom solar solutions. A US-based company with over 200 staff years of technical expertise, PowerFilm delivers innovative remote, portable power solutions to meet client needs. PowerFilm’s proprietary manufacturing provides custom amorphous silicon panels that work in any light environment, including the indoor, industrial lighting of many IoT sensor applications.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 11 Apr 2024
  • Time: 03:30 PM to 06:30 PM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
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  • 287 XE Place
  • Ames, Iowa
  • United States 50014
  • Building: PowerFilm

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  • Starts 05 April 2024 08:00 PM
  • Ends 11 April 2024 12:00 AM
  • All times are (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
  • No Admission Charge


3:15 PM – Gathering

3:30 PM – Tour of PowerFilm

5:00 PM – Dinner at Hickory Park, 1404 S Duff Ave, Ames, IA

Registration for this meeting is not required but requested so we can make arrangements with the restaurant.  Please register for this meeting by clicking the Register Now button above and entering your contact information.