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Baker Electric Solar named SunPower’s 2015 Residential National Top Producer of the Year

Baker Electric Solar named SunPower’s 2015 Residential National Top Producer of the Year

April 1, 2016 at 8:46 am Comments are Disabled

Baker Electric Solar, a San Diego-based solar company and SunPower Elite Dealer, received the SunPower “Residential National Top Producer of the Year” award for its outstanding sales performance as a SunPower dealer in 2015. The awards were announced at a recent SunPower dealer conference in Chandler, Ariz. “Earning the 2015Read More

SunPower launches new all-inclusive residential PV system in U.S. — Equinox

SunPower launches new all-inclusive residential PV system in U.S. — Equinox

March 21, 2016 at 4:38 pm 2 comments

SunPower introduced its Equinox system in the United States — a residential solar solution where every major component was designed and engineered by SunPower to work together. Similar to its Helix commercial concept, SunPower believes the total configuration achieves greater overall efficiency and system results. Key SunPower Equinox elements: High-efficiency SunPower solar panels, including theRead More

This new partnership is focused on boosting New York’s residential solar business

This new partnership is focused on boosting New York’s residential solar business

March 10, 2016 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

The Solar Program, a New York founded solar marketing and sales company, and SunPower Corp., a leader in solar technology, have partnered to offer a direct solar solution for New Yorkers. This partnership creates a new way for New Yorkers to go solar. Homeowners can now take advantage by purchasing, financingRead More

How SunPower’s Helix Platform takes aim at commercial sector

How SunPower’s Helix Platform takes aim at commercial sector

February 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm 2 comments

There are two big “I” words for the solar industry in 2016: investment and integration. This could be especially important for commercial projects. Achieving a real widespread influx of commercial solar installations — from large companies, small companies and everyone in between — will likely require some new solutions andRead More

NREL tests: SunPower X-Series solar panels reach 22.8 percent efficiency

NREL tests: SunPower X-Series solar panels reach 22.8 percent efficiency

February 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently tested and verified that a SunPower X-Series solar panel reached 22.8 percent efficiency – a new world record. SunPower’s newest X-Series solar panel, the X22, offers efficiencies of more than 22 percent. The high efficiency solar panels generate more energy in the sameRead More

SunPower dedicates 15-MW PV system at Nellis Air Force Base

SunPower dedicates 15-MW PV system at Nellis Air Force Base

February 17, 2016 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Some solar companies are still able to find work in Nevada. SunPower Corp. joined NV Energy, U.S. Senator Harry Reid, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Miranda Ballentine and 99th Air Base Wing Commander Colonel Richard Boutwell in dedicating a new 15-MW SunPower solar power system that is now operatingRead More

GRID Alternatives, SunPower bring solar to four low-income Texas homes

GRID Alternatives, SunPower bring solar to four low-income Texas homes

January 26, 2016 at 2:30 pm 4 comments

About 80 Austin-based employee volunteers from global solar innovator, SunPower, brought the transformative power of solar energy to four low-income families in Austin’s Blackland Neighborhood. Working with national solar nonprofit GRID Alternatives over two days, the volunteers installed four rooftop solar systems totaling 13 kW of generating capacity. The systemsRead More

The NX Horizon, formerly the Self-Powered Tracker, brings self-contained motor power to each row.

On the Scene: NEXTracker combines solar expertise, product solutions

January 18, 2016 at 2:32 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar power is starting to move into the mainstream, but this current success comes after decades of slow adoption and product evolution — an evolution with which the team at NEXTracker is intimately familiar. NEXTracker might seem like one of the new kids that’s popped up on the solar blockRead More

SunPower gets 50-MW Colorado solar plant up and running

SunPower gets 50-MW Colorado solar plant up and running

December 28, 2015 at 2:33 pm 1 comment

Xcel Energy and SunPower Corp. announced the commercial operation of the 50-MW Hooper solar photovoltaic power plant in Colorado’s San Luis Valley. Xcel Energy is purchasing the power generated by the plant at cost-competitive rates under a power purchase agreement with SunPower. The utility estimates that the plant is generatingRead More

ITC extension: Solar industry reacts (celebrates)

ITC extension: Solar industry reacts (celebrates)

December 21, 2015 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

It is Monday, and the solar industry is nursing a hangover after a weekend spent celebrating the extension of the Investment Tax Credits (ITC). Funny how quickly the mood changed regarding this possibility. Only a month ago we started asking readers for their wild predictions for 2016, and not manyRead More