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Adam Farrell Discusses Importance of Educating People To Be More Energy Conscious

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  • Date Added : 4/10/2008
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Adam Farrell

  • Founder, Silicon Solar
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1984 (Age: 38 years old)
  • Adam Farrell - Panel - Silicon Solar
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Biography

Adam Farrell founded Silicon Solar when he was 15. It had a single product, a raw solar cell for use in educational kits, and was based in his bedroom. Today there are about 260 products, a busy Web site, sales are growing at about 10 percent annually, and the company is putting a large addition on a building it moved into last year.

Farrell owns 60 percent of the corporation. His older brother, Matt Farrell, a 24-year-old Cornell graduate, serves as vice president and owns the rest.

Adam Farrell expects to graduate in December 2006 with a degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

You look at the question from a lot of different directions. I mean we are about educating students. I mean we are setting up a solar university network to do exactly that, and our idea here is to educate students at the ground level who have a lot of enthusiasm at seeing what tomorrow is going to...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 6 Adam Farrell States Silicon Solar Takes Into Account A Product's Sustainability After Disposal
  • Adam Farrell - Panel - Silicon Solar
  • 4/10/2008
  • Adam Farrell
  • 2 min. 25 sec.
Video 2 of 6 Adam Farrell Shares Thoughts on Silicon Solar's Growth
  • Adam Farrell - Panel - Silicon Solar
  • 4/10/2008
  • Adam Farrell
  • 2 min. 2 sec.
Video 3 of 6 Adam Farrell States Importance of Building A Team As Efficient As You Are And Learning To Delegate
  • Adam Farrell - Panel - Silicon Solar
  • 4/10/08
  • Adam Farrell
  • 2 min. 52 sec.
Video 4 of 6 Adam Farrell States Importance of Being Able To Clearly Explain Product Benefits
  • Adam Farrell - Panel - Silicon Solar
  • 4/10/2008
  • Adam Farrell
  • 0 min. 50 sec.
Video 5 of 6 Adam Farrell States Importance Of Surrounding Yourself With People Smarter Than Yourself and Relying On That Network
  • Adam Farrell - Panel - Silicon Solar
  • 4/10/2008
  • Adam Farrell
  • 1 min. 13 sec.
Video 6 of 6 Adam Farrell Discusses Importance of Educating People To Be More Energy Conscious
  • Adam Farrell - Panel - Silicon Solar
  • 4/10/2008
  • Adam Farrell
  • 2 min. 6 sec.

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