Tag: SunPower

Domestic, Energy Consumption

SunPower Turns Our Roof Into A 30 MWh/Year Powerhouse

October 24, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

SunPower came by at the end of September and added 21 panels to my south-facing roof. This is only possible since SunPower understands the previous installation and knows what steps to take to upgrade the system. You can upgrade your […]

News and Policies, U.S.

GM launches EV charge management business, signs energy storage deal with SunPower

October 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

GM said it is getting into the vehicle-to-building charging sector with a new business unit known as GM Energy. It said that its Ultium Home and Ultium Commercial, in combination with the existing Ultium Charge 360, are intended to create […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

IKEA to sell SunPower solar and storage products

May 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

This is likely a scenario where do-it-yourself assembly shouldn’t be required. Especially not with this retailer’s typical set of parts and instructions. IKEA will begin selling solar and energy storage products from SunPower at select California stores this fall through […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower launches VPP in three US states as it seeks to strengthen residential solar offering

November 17, 2021

Via: PV Resources

US solar installer SunPower has launched its ConnectedSolutions virtual power plant (VPP), enabling SunVault battery energy storage system (BESS) customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut to earn “hundreds of dollars a year” for allowing utility access to their stored […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SunPower increases revenue 2.9% in transformational year

February 18, 2021

Via: PV Resources

US solar installer SunPower reported a 2.9% increase in annual revenue in 2020 despite total installations falling 5% in what the company has described as a transformational year. In a year which saw it complete the spin off of its […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower rides out Q2 storm to beat revenue and shipment guidance

August 6, 2020

Via: PV Resources

SunPower exceeded its previous guidance for both revenue and shipments in Q2, capitalising on what it said was improving demand for distributed generation. The company recorded shipments of 464MW in the second quarter, higher than the forecasted 340-400MW amount. That […]

Energy Economics

US solar industry gets unlikely boost from the Trump administration

October 7, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

Some U.S. solar stocks could get a boost after the Trump administration announced that it will impose tariffs on bifacial solar panels. This special type of panel, which absorbs light on both sides, will be subject to a 25% tariff […]

Energy Economics, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower: Tariff Exclusion Would Free Funds to Open New US Solar Manufacturing Facilities

March 20, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Solar industry stakeholders filed applications with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative last week seeking exclusions from the Trump administration’s 30 percent tariff on importedsolarproducts. Requests were due Friday night and a total of 55 comments were ultimately received, […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Origins of the Solar Learning Curve

November 21, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

The experience curve is a useful tool for forecasting future cost reductions in solar. This curve, also known as the learning curve, reveals a consistent pattern in solar: for every cumulative doubling of production volume, the price of PV modules […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SunPower Collaborates with True Green Capital Management to Finance $140 Million of U.S. Commercial Solar Projects

October 5, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced a collaboration with True Green Capital Management LLC (TGC) – a privately owned, specialized energy infrastructure asset management firm –to establish a $140 million fund expected to […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower and the Army Work on Solar Project in Alabama

May 5, 2016

Via: Energy Manager Today

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville, AL, the Army Office of Energy Initiatives and the Army Garrison have been working with SunPower Corp. to finalize details and construct a solar facility on Redstone Arsenal, […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

AT&T and SunPower Collaborate on Solar IoT Connectivity in the United States

April 26, 2016

Via: PR Newswire

AT&T and SunPower have entered into an agreement that brings Internet of Things (IoT) technology to SunPower’s newest home energy solution — SunPower Equinox™. The companies will also collaborate on co-marketing efforts to offer a SunPower® home solar system to […]