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2014-04-01 16:21:50

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced that its 4.75 percent senior convertible debentures due 2014 will mature on April 15, 2014, the maturity date. The debentures were issued beginning April 28, 2009 in a total principal amount of $230 million through a public offering. As of April 1, 2014 an aggregate principal amount of $229.96 million of the debentures have not yet been converted and remain issued and outstanding....

2014-03-25 16:22:48

Key Milestone for Company's Joint Venture to Sell, Manufacture and Install SunPower C7 Solar Concentrator Technology in China SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced the sale of more than 70 megawatts (MW) of cell packages to the Huaxia Concentrated Photovoltaic Power Co., Ltd., joint venture (JV) in Inner Mongolia, China. These packages will be used for the...

2014-03-18 12:22:02

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Solar, a Santa Clara-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, today announced it has received the SunPower "Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year" award for its outstanding sales performance as a SunPower dealer in 2013. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85415-aPhoto - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85415-b "Vista Solar is honored to receive the 2013 'Commercial Regional...

2014-03-17 08:24:31

NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Solar Group, a Danbury, Conn.-based solar installer and SunPower Elite Dealer, today announced it has received the SunPower "Commercial National Top Producer of the Year" award for its outstanding sales performance as a SunPower dealer in 2013. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/NY83447LOGO "Ross Solar Group is honored to receive the 2013 'Commercial National Top Producer of the Year' award from SunPower for our success...

2014-03-03 12:23:13

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennis V. Arriola, president of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has assumed the role as the company's CEO, effective March 1. Arriola succeeds Anne Shen Smith who has retired after 36 years with the company. Arriola's planned appointment to CEO and Smith's retirement were announced Sept. 25, 2013. "I am honored to lead a customer-focused organization committed to making a meaningful difference in the communities where we live and...

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...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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