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SunPower launches remote operations center for U.S. plants (will monitor about 1.3 GW)

SunPower launches remote operations center for U.S. plants (will monitor about 1.3 GW)

October 6, 2015 at 4:51 pm Comments are Disabled

In order to improve their ability to monitor and control large-scale solar power plants that they operate in the United States, SunPower launched a remote operations control center (ROCC). This ROCC is also being used to monitor operations at solar power plants SunPower has constructed in Latin America, Europe, Africa, Australia,Read More

Solar+storage: What’s holding back solar systems with energy storage?

Solar+storage: What’s holding back solar systems with energy storage?

September 14, 2015 at 9:30 am 4 comments

  On its face, adding a storage component to a solar system just seems to make sense. Why not save up energy when the sun’s power is abundant and then use it at times of peak demand or at night when there is no sun? The idea is almost tooRead More

SunPower donates solar system for food center in Austin, Texas

SunPower donates solar system for food center in Austin, Texas

August 11, 2015 at 4:35 pm 1 comment

SunPower Corp. and SunPower Elite Dealer Freedom Solar completed a 14 kW solar power system for Austin’s Sustainable Food Center in Austin, Texas. The Sustainable Food Center cultivates a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. The nonprofit organization hosts four farmers markets, provides organicRead More

SunPower to build 100 MW plant in Nevada

SunPower to build 100 MW plant in Nevada

July 23, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

SunPower signed a 20-year power purchase agreement with NV Energy to build a 100-MW solar PV power plant planned for construction in the Eldorado Valley of Boulder City, Nevada. The project, called Boulder Solar, is expected to create approximately 200 jobs during construction, which is anticipated to commence before the endRead More

SunPower Receives 2015 Guardian Sustainable Business Award

SunPower Receives 2015 Guardian Sustainable Business Award

May 11, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

Recognized for Making a Net Positive Contribution to Communities, Society and the Environment SAN JOSE, Calif.– Acknowledging SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) for efforts that enable customers and the industry to achieve greater sustainability impacts, the Guardian presented the company with a Sustainable Business Award for innovation in the net positiveRead More

SunPower Breaks Ground on 86-megawatt Prieska Solar Power Plant in South Africa

SunPower Breaks Ground on 86-megawatt Prieska Solar Power Plant in South Africa

April 20, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

SunPower announced that it has begun construction on the 86-megawatt peak (MWp) Prieska solar power plant in South Africa’s Northern Cape province. Expected to be fully operational in 2016, the project represents the third solar power plant constructed by SunPower under the South Africa government’s renewable energy program (REIPPP). In 2014,Read More

Discussing Yieldcos: A Popular New Model for the Selling and Buying of Solar Assets

Discussing Yieldcos: A Popular New Model for the Selling and Buying of Solar Assets

April 14, 2015 at 2:30 pm 1 comment

There has been an increase in the sale of large solar projects that are in development or have already been built. While developers have a variety of funding options, yieldcos are gaining momentum in the solar energy sector as a new financing model. A yieldco is a corporate subsidiary createdRead More

EnerNOC, SunPower Team Up to Sell Products to Customers

EnerNOC, SunPower Team Up to Sell Products to Customers

March 30, 2015 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

EnerNOC, Inc., a leading provider of energy intelligence software, and SunPower Corp., a leading global provider of solar solutions, today announced a strategic agreement that will enable SunPower’s customers to verify the impact of their solar energy investments and drive optimum energy savings with EnerNOC’s world-class energy intelligence platform. UnderRead More