Applied Materials is a company based in Santa Clara, California.
Applied Materials is one of 12 companies that partnered with NREL, Colorado School of Mines, Colorado State University and the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2008 to form the Center for Revolutionary Solar Photoconversion (CRSP) .
EES (Energy and Environmental Solutions) Division
Applied Materials Inc announced in 2010 that it would restructure its Energy and Environmental Solutions division. The company planned to put more focus on opportunities in crystalline silicon (c-Si) solar and LEDs while discontinuing sales to new customers of its turnkey SunFab lines for manufacturing thin-film solar panels .