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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...

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...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.