SunPower dedicates 20-MW solar plant in Arizona

At an event today in Cochise County, Ariz., Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative (SSVEC) and SunPower are dedicating a 20-megawatt (AC) solar photovoltaic power plant that is now generating clean, renewable solar power for customers in SSVEC’s service territory. SSVEC will purchase the power generated by the solar plant under a 20-year power purchase agreement […]

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New Energy Solar Acquires Two large-scale solar projects of SunPower in California

New Energy Solar has announced that it has acquired a substantial majority interest in two large-scale solar projects of SunPower in California, totaling over 134 megawatts (MW). SunPower  will retain an ownership interest in the projects, which each having a capacity of 67.4 MWs, and provide ongoing operation and maintenance services. Stanford University has a […]

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West Contra Costa Unified School District Goes Solar with SunPower

West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) and SunPower Corp. will begin construction of SunPower Helix solar systems at 34 school sites in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. The solar installations will include carports, shade structures and rooftop systems and will be constructed over the next year, with the first phase being […]

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Stellar Solar Partners with a Global Solar Technology Leader to Become SunPower by Stellar Solar, a SunPower Master Dealer

Stellar Solar, San Diego’s oldest SunPower dealer, is the first in North County to be selected to join the SunPower Master Dealer network, a strategic partnership program designed to deliver global solar expertise to local communities through leading independent solar installers.  SunPower carefully selects its master dealers, awarding this distinction only to installers that consistently […]

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SunPower’s Sr. Vice President Eric Branderiz joins Tesla

Tesla on Friday announced that Eric Branderiz will join the Company on October 24, 2016 as Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Eric was most recently SunPower’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. Eric brings accounting and solar expertise to Tesla after spending 6 years at SunPower Corporation. The Tesla […]

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SunPower secures 27 out of the total 33 awards under France’s ZNI Tender

SunPower has announced that it was selected to provide 39.1 megawatts of solar photovoltaic technology under the French government’s tender for supplying the country’s ZNI (non-interconnected zones) with renewable energy and storage. The company secured 27 out of the total of 33 awards, or 76 percent, under the tender program. As part of the tender […]

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SunPower’s four-megawatt solar power system is under construction at CSUF

SunPower has announced that construction is underway on a four-megawatt SunPower solar power system at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)’s three parking areas. The university will purchase the solar power from solar power system under a PPA that offers competitive rates. According to CSUF this will enable the university to offset over one-third of their peak electrical […]

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SunPower sets a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent

SunPower has set a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent, surpassing the previous world record for the highest efficiency of a solar panel using silicon cells. Early this year SunPower achieved 22.8 percent efficiency for its X-Series solar panel. “With greater efficiency, we can fit more watts on the roof with the outstanding […]

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Con Edison, SunPower partners on 4MWh solar + battery storage project in New York

Con Edison and SunPower has partnered on a pilot project to offer solar power systems with battery storage to more than 300 New York homeowners. Hundreds of homes with solar power and battery storage will provide the utility with a cost-effective and innovative “virtual power plant,” and homeowners with a backup system in case of […]

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