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SunPower offers 22 million shares in public stock offering

SunPower offers 22 million shares in public stock offering

November 18, 2019 at 9:23 am 0 comments

SunPower Corporation is offering to sell, subject to market and other conditions, 22 million shares of its common stock through an underwritten public offering. SunPower also intends to grant the underwriters an option, exercisable for 30 days after the date of the final prospectus supplement, to purchase up to anRead More

Does SunPower’s exit from PV manufacturing signal a changing trend?

Does SunPower’s exit from PV manufacturing signal a changing trend?

November 15, 2019 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Following the recent announcement that SunPower, one of America’s largest solar-panel makers, is to exit from the manufacturing business, Mohit Prasad, Project Manager at GlobalData, a data and analytics company, sent us his view: that, even despite the tariffs, there might be more U.S. companies exiting the PV manufacturing space.Read More

2019 Solar Builder Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year

2019 Solar Builder Editor’s Choice Projects of the Year

November 12, 2019 at 9:00 am 1 comment

Best LMI Concept The Maycroft Resiliency Center | Washington, D.C. | 62 kW Developers: PEPCO, Jubilee Housing, New Partners Community Solar, Clean Energy Group Contractors: Solar Solution, SunCatch Energy Modules: Boviet Inverters: Enphase, Schneider Storage: Simpliphi Mounting: PanelClaw Jubilee Housing and PEPCO, along with New Partners Community Solar and theRead More

SunPower splits into two companies after investment to scale up Maxeon 5 solar panels

SunPower splits into two companies after investment to scale up Maxeon 5 solar panels

November 11, 2019 at 9:43 am 0 comments

SunPower plans to separate into two independent (but aligned) publicly-traded companies – SunPower and Maxeon Solar Technologies. Each company will focus on distinct offerings built on extensive experience across the solar value chain: SunPower will continue as the distributed generation, storage and energy services company. Newly-formed Maxeon Solar will beRead More

Brisbane, Calif. asked for solar production instead of just pricing in this bid and Sunterra Solar delivered

Brisbane, Calif. asked for solar production instead of just pricing in this bid and Sunterra Solar delivered

October 11, 2019 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

A new 168-kilowatt solar energy system is now operational in the City of Brisbane, Calif., thanks to Sunterra Solar. The SunPower rooftop PV system was installed on Brisbane’s City Hall as part of the City’s comprehensive sustainability and energy efficiency program. In its first six months of operation, the city’sRead More

Contra Costa County uses SunPower to hedge against peak electric rates

Contra Costa County uses SunPower to hedge against peak electric rates

October 8, 2019 at 8:30 am Comments are Disabled

Contra Costa County in California recently selected SunPower to deploy a mix of Helix Roof and Carport solar systems at 10 locations totaling 3.7 megawatts, which is expected to offset approximately 68 percent grid electricity and save $16.5 million in energy costs over 25 years. Three of those sites willRead More

SunPower debuts its new energy storage platform for homeowners

SunPower debuts its new energy storage platform for homeowners

September 18, 2019 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower announced the next major advancement in the company’s Equinox energy platform — Equinox Storage — which will let homeowners choose to store energy for full- or partial-home backup during blackouts, reduce daily peak electricity consumption, or any combination that best fits their needs. “We’re entering a new solar decadeRead More

SunPower to give homeowners the ability to design their own solar systems with Design Studio

SunPower to give homeowners the ability to design their own solar systems with Design Studio

September 9, 2019 at 3:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Historically, understanding a home’s solar potential required talking to a sales consultant or compromising with one-size-fits-all online calculators. With a new web application called Design Studio, SunPower is looking to give U.S. homeowners the power to create their own solar system design automatically in seconds. In less than 30 seconds,Read More

A SunPower Helix Roof solar project is delivering clean electricity to the Santa Rosa Whole Foods Market where a Helix Storage system is also installed to further decrease demand charges for the organic grocer.

Details on Whole Foods Market’s multi-MW solar projects via SunPower

June 24, 2019 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

The grocery sector is a hot market for solar installations. SunPower reports that its installed more than 2.6 MW at eight Whole Foods Market locations across two states, with one site combining an integrated storage system. These projects are expected to help the natural and organic grocer replace 25 percentRead More

SunPower secures funding to bolster its residential solar lease business

SunPower secures funding to bolster its residential solar lease business

June 19, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower has secured financing commitments for its residential solar lease program (with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital and SunStrong Capital Holdings) that will make its financing provisions “more attractive” and will supplement the solar loan and cash sale alternatives currently offered by the company. SunPower has provided solar lease financing optionsRead More