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2012-06-04 02:22:18

June 15 Event Provides Day of Latest Insight on Solar Industry ATLANTA, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association will kick off an exciting day of presentations and panel discussions on solar energy development in Georgia, the Southeast and the nation on June 15, 2012, at the GTRI Conference Center, 250 14th Street, Atlanta. The Georgia Solar Energy Association hosts this annual summit. In addition to...

2012-05-24 02:23:15

DE VERNEJOUL, France, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Total and its affiliate SunPower(1) (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced the commissioning of a new photovoltaic solar panel manufacturing and assembly plant in the De Vernejoul industrial park in Porcelette, Eastern France. The 3,300-square-meter plant is equipped with a 44 MWp(2) production line and will roll out approximately 150,000 high...

2012-05-15 02:23:42

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Scottsdale Unified School District and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) are celebrating the installation of 5.5 megawatts of high efficiency SunPower solar power systems at 11 District schools. The systems are expected to reduce the District's electricity costs by $25 million over the next 25 years. "This project will allow Scottsdale Unified School District to reduce our electricity costs at the schools receiving these systems by half, to...

2012-05-14 02:22:34

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The SunPower Foundation today announced that it is teaming up with One Million Lights, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit that provides solar lighting to rural communities globally, to launch a solar education program for K-12 schools called One Million Students. The program provides educators with grade-appropriate curriculum structured to increase student understanding of how solar works and how it is being applied to generate clean, renewable energy...

2012-05-10 10:22:13

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that its President and CEO, Tom Werner, will speak at key investor conferences during the second quarter of 2012. On Tuesday, May 15, Werner will speak at the Deutsche Bank 2012 Clean Tech, Utilities & Power Conference being held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. He will begin his...

2012-05-02 14:20:20

SAN FRANCISCO and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- K Road Power Holdings, LLC (K Road) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced today that K Road has acquired the 25-megawatt (AC) McHenry Solar Project that SunPower designed and is currently constructing in Modesto, Calif. The project is creating up to 144 construction jobs and injecting approximately $18.7 million into the local economy during construction. SunPower will provide operations and maintenance services when the...

2012-05-01 02:22:47

CONCORD and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mount Diablo Unified School District and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) are celebrating the completion of 40 SunPower solar power systems planned for district schools and facilities. When the total number of 51 systems is complete later this year, the systems are expected to reduce the district's electricity costs by more than $3 million per year, and save $220 million over the next 30 years. With a cumulative...

2012-04-30 02:22:39

ARCATA, Calif., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Solar Company and Strombeck Properties are excited to announce two brand-new SunPower solar power systems installed to power two apartment complexes, consisting of nearly 250 individual units and two community laundry areas. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120430/SF96933) The 225.4kW solar systems will generate an estimated yearly production of 315,148kWh of electricity for both apartment complexes. The two apartment...

2012-04-22 22:20:22

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Giulio Barbieri S.p.A., to design and manufacture the new SunPower® Carport (solar carport), for the Italian residential market. Under the terms of the agreement, Giulio Barbieri will deliver carports depending on customer specifications. SunPower's...

2012-04-15 22:20:14

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an update to its manufacturing cost reduction initiatives. "Reducing our manufacturing costs and extending our technology advantage with our industry leading Maxeon Gen E cells remains a top priority for the company," said Tom Werner, SunPower president and CEO. "Operationally, our step reduction program is on plan as we now have 2 lines running under our new process and expect to have...