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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 3 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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

SunPower offering localized, solar energy at lower prices to New England homeowners through virtual power plant after auction bid win.

SunPower to aggregate residential customers in New England as a virtual power plant

March 16, 2020 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower recently executed on its plan toward becoming an energy services provider when it was selected to deliver close to 11 MWdc of solar power in New England as a result of the region’s 14th Forward Capacity Auction (FCA 14). The auction is held annually to ensure that the sixRead More

SunPower earnings show big bump in residential solar in Q4, issues with commercial deal execution

SunPower earnings show big bump in residential solar in Q4, issues with commercial deal execution

February 13, 2020 at 12:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Despite missing its earnings forecast targets and not meeting analyst expectations, SunPower still had a pretty solid 2019. It is still figuring out the mechanics of spinning off its PV manufacturing business late last year, but the company’s full-year 2019 earnings report shows a big bump in its residential solarRead More