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Voya’s new Chandler, Arizona, facility was built with environmental sustainability in mind, including nine solar carports expected to offset more than 663,600 kilowatt-hours of electricity in its first year of operation alone.

Solar carports at Voya Financial’s new facility to offset 32 percent of its total energy usage

November 4, 2020 at 9:39 am 0 comments

Voya Financial, Inc., recently announced that its newly constructed Chandler, Arizona, office features solar carports that are expected to offset more than 663,600 kilowatt-hours of electricity in its first year of operation alone. The 350 kilowatt SunPower solar carports are expected to provide 32% of the facility’s total energy, offsettingRead More

SunPower secures capital for its residential solar lease and storage programs

SunPower secures capital for its residential solar lease and storage programs

September 28, 2020 at 11:40 am 0 comments

SunPower strengthened its residential solar lease program, as well as its new solar plus storage program (SunPower Equinox system with SunVault storage) by securing financing commitments from Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital and other capital providers. SunPower expects the new fund to help meet expected customer demand through mid-2021. SunPowerRead More

Vote for the 2020 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

Vote for the 2020 Solar Builder Projects of the Year

September 14, 2020 at 11:59 am 5 comments

Solar Builder readers submitted their coolest, most innovative and noteworthy solar projects of the last 12 months, and after combing through another record amount of submissions, we’ve narrowed the field to these 2020 Project of the Year nominees! This year the field is divided into FIVE categories: Residential (single-family, multi-family)Read More

SunPower debuts lower APR for its residential solar financing

SunPower debuts lower APR for its residential solar financing

September 9, 2020 at 1:13 pm Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp. announced new low-annual percentage rate (APR) loans for U.S. residential solar customers. The new rates are expected to result in substantially lower monthly payments for homeowners purchasing SunPower’s comprehensive solar energy solutions, lowering the barriers to entry so more households can use the clean energy of solar to generateRead More

What the SunPower, Maxeon split means for U.S. solar installers and EPCs

What the SunPower, Maxeon split means for U.S. solar installers and EPCs

September 2, 2020 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

Corporate-level comings and goings aren’t a huge focus for us at Solar Builder, but SunPower spinning off its international business and solar panel manufacturing into its own publicly traded entity, Maxeon Solar Technologies, has implications for U.S. solar professionals across all segments. Here’s what you need to know now, andRead More

SunPower and Maxeon are officially two entities. Here’s what they do

SunPower and Maxeon are officially two entities. Here’s what they do

August 27, 2020 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

It is done: SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies completed the strategic transaction announced last November, separating into two independent public companies. Each will now focus on their respective business models. “Now is the right time for this strategic spin-off, allowing both SunPower and Maxeon to invest in key programs toRead More

SunPower spin-off Maxeon hypes new line of bifacial solar panels for large-scale plants

SunPower spin-off Maxeon hypes new line of bifacial solar panels for large-scale plants

July 27, 2020 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

Maxeon Solar Technologies, the planned spin-off from SunPower Corp., is bursting out of the gate with a new line of bifacial SunPower Performance 5 panels for large-scale power plant applications. Performance 5 panels will be commercialized and begin delivery in the fourth quarter of 2020. Among the first products toRead More

SunPower, KB Home debut OneRoof — a solar PV system designed for new homes

SunPower, KB Home debut OneRoof — a solar PV system designed for new homes

June 22, 2020 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

KB Home will be the first homebuilder to offer SunPower’s new OneRoof product at its Ashbury new-home community in the San Francisco Bay Area. The first-of-its-kind SunPower OneRoof system is being pitched as a durable, attractive and cost-effective solar roofing product for the new-home market. KB Home has been intoRead More

SunPower signs $1 billion financing deal with Technology Credit Union

SunPower signs $1 billion financing deal with Technology Credit Union

May 5, 2020 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp. announced a whopping $1 billion partnership with Technology Credit Union (Tech CU) that will increase financing options for qualified U.S. residential solar customers. The new partnership will give SunPower access to capital for its loan program. There will be multiple benefits for both SunPower and its customers: ReductionRead More

COVID-19 response: SunPower cuts salaries, expenses to save nearly $50 million

COVID-19 response: SunPower cuts salaries, expenses to save nearly $50 million

March 25, 2020 at 4:41 pm Comments are Disabled

SunPower Corp. just announced a number of moves to manage its business during these COVID-uncertain times. The company believes these actions will position it well for when the solar industry returns to strong growth. (Here’s our most recent roundup of solar-related COVID-19 news tidbits). “During these unprecedented times, our primaryRead More