Dr. Michael Harr was the driving force behind the creation of CTF Solar.
He was previously a founder and the general manager of ANTEC Solar GmbH in Arnstadt, Germany. There, he successfully managed the construction of the world’s first commercial CdTe solar module factory.
In 1993, with a team including Dr. Dieter Bonnet, he set up ANTEC GmbH as a management buyout from the Battelle Institute with the aim of applying CdTe and other technologies to an industrial production process.
Dr. Harr was a member of the scientific advisory board of ipht (Institute of Photonic Technology) in Jena, Germany, from 2002 to 2008, and holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Göttingen.