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Sunpower cell in San Jose, California, Wednesday, February 27, 2019. (Photography by Paul Sakuma Photography) www.PaulSakuma.com

SunPower is promoting a 400-watt residential solar panel, the A-Series

March 5, 2019 at 9:35 am 1 comment

SunPower has launched its Next Generation Technology home solar panel called A-Series, delivering 400 and 415 watts of power. In Europe and Australia, homeowners can also now order a 400-watt solar panel from SunPower called Maxeon 3. Each is the first home solar panel to deliver more than 400 wattsRead More

Kim Willingham, Senior Manager of Safety for Comcast's Greater Boston Region plugs in an electric vehicle (EV) for charging at the newly completed solar carport installation in Plymouth, MA.

Solar carport at Massachusetts Comcast call center enough to offset 95 percent of consumption

February 18, 2019 at 10:54 am 0 comments

Comcast completed a 1,170-panel carport solar installation that will help power its regional call center at 35 Resnik Road in Plymouth, Mass.. The system will generate enough onsite clean energy – as much as 600,000 kilowatt hours of power annually, or the equivalent of 60 homes’ worth of electricity –Read More

Former SolarWorld U.S. production facility now producing SunPower P-Series panels

Former SolarWorld U.S. production facility now producing SunPower P-Series panels

February 7, 2019 at 10:34 am 0 comments

In October 2018, SunPower acquired the SolarWorld Americas facility in Hillsboro, Oregon, making good on its commitment to invest in American manufacturing. Just four months later, SunPower is assembling its 19 percent efficient Performance Series solar panel (P19 or P-Series) for commercial customers in the U.S. factory, leveraging U.S.-made automatedRead More

Caterpillar to start selling Cat-branded SunPower solar panels through its distribution network

Caterpillar to start selling Cat-branded SunPower solar panels through its distribution network

November 12, 2018 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower is now providing high-efficiency SunPower Performance Series (P-Series) solar panels under the Caterpillar brand. Offered as part of the Cat Hybrid Energy Solutions suite, the monocrystalline, shingled-cell Cat PVC395 MP solar panels are currently available through the Cat dealer network in Southeast Asia, Africa, South America, and the MiddleRead More

SunPower cells, modules to be excluded from the Trump tariffs

SunPower cells, modules to be excluded from the Trump tariffs

September 19, 2018 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative filed a decision to exclude certain interdigitated back contact (IBC) solar cells and modules within specific size and power ranges from the Trump solar tariffs imposed in January, which includes SunPower’s IBC cells and modules. SunPower Chairman and CEO Tom Werner had this toRead More

Solar coaster news roundup: SolarCity layoffs, SunPower exits utility-scale, Enphase in trouble?

Solar coaster news roundup: SolarCity layoffs, SunPower exits utility-scale, Enphase in trouble?

August 15, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

The solar installer base has strengthened across the country, but the largest companies still loom largest. When they sneeze, the industry catches a cold. Here are some of the latest comings and goings at the top of the market following first-half earnings calls. SolarCity cut backs Tesla closed a dozenRead More

SunPower’s highest efficiency solar panels to debut at Intersolar Europe this week

SunPower’s highest efficiency solar panels to debut at Intersolar Europe this week

June 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

SunPower will formally introduce its highest efficiency X-Series residential solar panel this week during Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany. At 370-watts and 22.7-percent efficiency, it is the most efficient solar panel that customers can buy for their home today. “By engineering greater efficiency solar panels, we can fit more wattsRead More

OMCO’s Field-Fast racking design incorporates value-added touches that leverage its OEM factory-direct capability.

Saving studies for modular, FieldFast ground-mount system reveal big cost reductions

June 14, 2018 at 7:09 am Comments are Disabled

In this uncertain #TrumpTariffs market, many investors have less appetite for newer, less proven systems, seeing that as another avenue of risk in projects where pennies and seconds count more than ever. This puts the spotlight on companies and products that can deliver the most certainty in terms of upfrontRead More

SunPower buys SolarWorld Americas to ramp up P-Series panel production

SunPower buys SolarWorld Americas to ramp up P-Series panel production

April 19, 2018 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

In the latest episode of As the Solar Industry Turns, SunPower is acquiring 100 percent of SolarWorld Americas. You may recall SolarWorld Americas being one of the companies that hit a rough patch and filed a 201 trade petition that launched the #TrumpTariffs now in place. SunPower plans to injectRead More

RdTools results show time-series data along with a year-on-year degradation distribution. The same system is analyzed with the clear-sky method (a), and sensor-based method with a poorly maintained sensor (b). In this case, high reported degradation is likely caused by sensor drift, rather than a degrading PV module

NREL promotes new solar tool to accurately calculate PV module degradation rates

April 11, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

How long a product can be expected to perform at a high level is a fundamental indication of quality and durability. In the solar industry, accurately predicting the longevity of photovoltaic (PV) panels is essential to increase energy production, lower costs, and raise investor and consumer confidence. A new softwareRead More