Two Toledo companies were among 10 organizations in the state awarded grants to accelerate the development of advanced energy in Ohio.
Xunlight Corp. received $995,577 for the online performance measurement of its thin film photovoltaic manufacturing.
The company plans to improve its product yield with a system to measure the film thickness and voltage of the solar cells as they are produced.
SuGanit Systems was awarded a $999,900 grant to convert biomass to ethanol fuel.
The state noted that the local company s performance in terms of yield, costs, and time was significantly better than its competitors.
More than $9 million was awarded through the Ohio Third Frontier program.