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Adam Farrell States Silicon Solar Takes Into Account A Product's Sustainability After Disposal

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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)
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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.

We look at raw materials first, some are sustainable, some are not but we look at the complete life cycle of our products. So for example, when we first... when the product is first installed, we look at the initial environmental impact that it had. We also look at future impact that the product ha...(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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