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2014-05-27 08:22:49

TEMPE, Ariz. and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TUV Rheinland and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced that SunPower has successfully passed TUV Rheinland's rigorous sand abrasion testing for photovoltaic (PV) modules, system components and mounting structures. TUV Rheinland experts have researched different desert conditions such as sand grain size and wind speeds, and identified a set of parameters that can be used as a benchmark for PV modules and other...

2014-05-23 23:07:57

Global Renewable Distributed Energy Generation (RDEG) Technologies Market 2014-2018, a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 Renewable distributed energy generation includes small-scale renewable generation technologies such as solar PV, small wind, waste to energy, stationary fuel cell, micro CHP, and micro hydro. The capacity of these distributed renewable plants is very low compared to higher capacity renewable plants. Also,...

2014-05-20 12:24:15

Single Largest SunPower Rooftop Installation in Queens NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ross Solar Group has completed another record setting rooftop solar installation in New York City -- the largest single SunPower rooftop solar installation in the borough of Queens to date. The 327 kilowatt system was designed and constructed for Ovation In Store, Inc. in Maspeth, NY. Comprised of 1,000 high-efficiency SunPower solar panels, the system is expected to generate in excess...

2014-05-09 08:22:29

5.1MW DC SunPower System Is First To Utilize LADWP's Net-Metered Solar Incentive Program and Solar Feed-In Tariff Program on One Site LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an event today attended by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, PermaCity Solar and American fashion retailer Forever 21 unveiled plans to install a 5.1-megawatt (DC) high efficiency SunPower solar power system at Forever 21's headquarters in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The system will be...

2014-04-23 08:25:47

MOUNTAIN VIEW and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced a new program that will provide financing to support approximately $250 million of residential solar lease projects. Both companies are investing in the program, with Google committing up to $100 million and SunPower committing approximately $150 million. Thousands of homeowners are expected to finance solar power systems through SunPower...

2014-04-22 08:25:49

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Hall District Elementary School in Watsonville, Calif., Pajaro Valley Unified School District (PVUSD) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) celebrated the planned installation of 1.2-megawatts of high efficiency SunPower solar power systems at five district schools. PVUSD estimates that, based on its current utility rates, the solar power generated by the systems will curtail approximately $380,000 of annual electricity costs. "We...

2014-04-11 23:03:46

Beaumont Solar, a leader in the New England solar market, was recently named New England 2013 Dealer of the Year by SunPower, a California-based solar manufacturer whose solar energy systems are the most rigorously tested power systems on the market today. New Bedford, MA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Beaumont Solar, a leader in the New England solar market, was recently named New England 2013 Dealer of the Year by SunPower, a California-based solar manufacturer whose solar energy systems are...

2014-04-10 08:23:39

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, Meritage Homes (NYSE: MTH) is including a high-efficiency solar power system from SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR) at no additional cost with the purchase of a to-be-built home in select Meritage California communities. The offer is available for a limited time starting today and extending through midnight (PDT) April 30, 2014. This promotion launches a nationwide joint offering...

2014-04-03 16:21:11

Event to be Webcast at: http://investors.sunpower.com/events.cfm SAN JOSE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) will announce its first-quarter financial results on a conference call Thursday, April 24 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time. The call-in number is 517-623-4618, passcode SunPower. The call will be webcast and can be accessed from SunPower's website at http://investors.sunpower.com/events.cfm. The earnings press release and supplemental financial...

2014-04-03 08:23:02

Innovative Partnership with Hannon Armstrong ANNAPOLIS, Md. and SAN JOSE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. (NYSE: HASI) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement under which HASI will provide $42 million in non-recourse debt to help finance SunPower's residential solar lease program. The transaction allows SunPower to leverage its existing lease assets and expand its program while increasing its cash...


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