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2014-02-28 08:21:31

Marks Highest Efficiency for a Back Contact Silicon Solar Cell CHANGZHOU, China, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited ("TSL" or "Trina Solar"), a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that researchers from Trina Solar and the Australian National University ("ANU") have jointly developed a new high-efficiency solar cell. The laboratory scale Interdigitated Back Contact ("IBC") cell was developed at the Australian National...

2014-02-27 16:23:04

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solano Community College District (SCCD), SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) and Kitchell today dedicated 2.8 megawatts of solar power systems installed at three district locations. According to SCCD, the systems are expected to generate enough electricity to meet as much as 50 percent or more of annual electricity demand at the three sites. "Solar power is a reliable, affordable means to reduce our operational costs as well as our...

2014-02-25 20:20:46

First Costco Store to Install a Rooftop Solar System in Japan SAN JOSE, Calif., and TOKYO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced it has supplied 494 kilowatts of its high efficiency E20/327 solar panels to Fuji Furukawa Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. (FFEC). FFEC has installed the solar panels at the Costco store located in Maebashi, Gunma, Japan, and the system is expected...

2014-02-18 08:23:45

Four Districts to Receive $85,000 in Project Lead The Way Funding SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SunPower awarded schools in four California school districts a total of $85,000 in grants to support the implementation of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curricula for students. The grants were facilitated in partnership with Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation's leading provider of K-12 STEM programs. After successful completion of a...

2014-02-13 16:23:18

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR) announced today a three-year agreement to offer high efficiency SunPower solar power systems at Meritage Homes communities nationwide. The two companies have teamed to provide leading comprehensive energy efficiency and solar power solutions to thousands of Meritage Homes homebuyers throughout the U.S. "With the cost of solar power lower than ever, homeowners who choose solar-powered homes receive...

2014-02-05 12:23:12

Former NREL Director Charlie Gay Joins World's Leading CIGS PV Team SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Siva Power, a leader in advanced solar energy, today announced that it has achieved near record efficiency with its CIGS panel technology - approaching 19 percent - in a record time of just 10 months. In addition, the company welcomes leading solar energy expert, Charlie Gay, Ph.D., to its Technical Advisory Board. Dr. Gay joins Rommel Noufi, Ph.D., John Benner, and...

2014-01-28 08:23:46

SunPower Lease Offers Attractive Financing and Direct-from-Manufacturer Performance Guarantee SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced a new program with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) that will provide financing to support approximately $220 million of residential solar lease projects. The program will assist thousands of homeowners in financing solar power systems through SunPower solar leases, joining...

2014-01-27 12:22:03

National Solar Jobs Census reports over 23,000 new solar energy related jobs created in 2013, bringing US total to over 142,000 WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar research and education organization, today released its fourth annual National Solar Jobs Census, which found that the U.S. solar industry employed 142,698 Americans in 2013. That figure includes the addition of 23,682 solar jobs over the previous...

2014-01-13 16:21:56

Event to be Webcast at: http://investors.sunpowercorp.com/events.cfm SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) will announce its fourth-quarter and year-end 2013 financial results in a conference call on Wednesday, Feb. 12 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.sunpowercorp.com/events.cfm. The earnings press release...

2014-01-09 16:22:25

PHOENIX and SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MidAmerican Solar and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWR) announced that the first portion of the 579-megawatt Solar Star development - two projects co-located in Kern and Los Angeles counties in California - was successfully synchronized and is now delivering energy to the California ISO grid. "This announcement is significant for the state of California," said Mike Fehr, MidAmerican Solar's general manager at the Solar Star...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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