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SunPower Announces World-Record Efficiency Solar Cell Now in Commercial Production

Third Generation Maxeon Solar Cell Delivers Efficiency Rating of up to 24 Percent SAN JOSE, Calif., -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems today announced that its third generation SunPower® Maxeon(TM) solar cell (Maxeon) is now in commercial production. This world-record efficiency solar cell delivers...

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SunPower Partners with GRID Alternatives to Supply High Efficiency Solar Panels for Low-Income Houses in 2012
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

SunPower Partners with GRID Alternatives to Supply High Efficiency Solar Panels for Low-Income Houses in 2012

SunPower Employee Volunteers Inaugurate Partnership by Installing Rooftop Solar System for San Francisco Family in Need SAN JOSE, Calif., - SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems today announced that it is an official 2012 solar panel provider for GRID Alternatives, a Bay Area-based non-profit solar...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Evergreen Valley College Celebrates New Solar Power Project Ground Breaking

1.5-Megawatt SunPower Solar System Will Meet One-Third of Campus Demand SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 15, 2011 - Evergreen Valley College, Gilbane Co., a full-service construction company, and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), today announced the groundbreaking of a 1.5-megawatt, ground-mounted solar power project at the Evergreen Valley College campus, located in San Jose, Calif. The high-efficiency solar...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

AC Solar Panels incorporate AC microinverters.

Integrated with SolarBridge Pantheon(TM) microinverter, E18 and E19 all-black solar panels are respectively rated to 225 and 240 W AC. Generated power is optimized at individual solar panel level, maximizing overall energy yield, and monitored to ensure maximum production. Able to be installed on most homes, even those with complex rooftops or shading from trees, chimneys, and other obstructions,...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Solar PV Tracking System improves LCOE for utility-scale plants.

Used in regions with high solar irradiance through direct sunlight, C7 Tracker concentrates sun's power 7X to achieve lowest possible levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for solar power plants. Solution combines single-axis tracking technology with parabolic mirror rows, reflecting light onto 22.8% efficient SunPower Maxeon(TM) solar cells. While modular solar cell receivers allow performance...

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South African Youth to Install High Efficiency SunPower PV Solar Panels during Greenpeace Solar Training Course

Installed Panels, Donated by the SunPower Foundation, Will Power Environmental Organization's Mobile Solar Showcase Units SAN JOSE, Calif. and JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 14, 2011 -- The SunPower Foundation, today announced the donation of high efficiency SunPower photovoltaic (PV) solar panels to Greenpeace Africa. The panels will be installed in September by 30 local youth during a two week solar...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Uterne Solar Power Plant Now Providing Clean Energy in Alice Springs

Australia's largest solar tracking power plant, supported by the country's first utility-backed solar power purchase agreement SAN JOSE, Calif. - SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion of Australia's largest tracking solar power plant, the 1-megawatt (MW) Uterne solar power plant in Alice Springs. The Uterne project features more than 3,000 high-efficiency SunPower...

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San Juan Water District Flips on the Switch to SunPower Solar System

System to supply up to 90 percent of District's power needs, save nearly $12 million GRANITE BAY, Calif. and SAN JOSE, Calif., July 20, 2011 - San Juan Water District flipped on the ceremonial switch to a newly completed, high efficiency solar power system from SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) to supply up to 90 percent of the electricity consumed by their water treatment plant, booster pump...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

UC Davis West Village Rising as the Largest Planned Zero Net Energy Community in the U.S.

130-acre mixed-use development to house 2,000 students; 4-megawatt SunPower solar power system to generate equivalent of 100 percent energy demand DAVIS, Calif. - The largest planned Zero Net Energy development in the U.S. is readying for its debut this fall. Under construction on the University of California, Davis campus, UC Davis West Village is combining advanced energy efficient design...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

SunPower to Build 1.7 Megawatts of Solar Power Systems for Rancho California Water District

Solar Systems Expected to Save District Approximately $8.5 Million TEMECULA, Calif.- Rancho California Water District (RCWD) and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that SunPower will design and construct solar power systems totaling 1.7 megawatts at two RCWD facilities. The systems are expected to save the district approximately $8.5 million in electricity costs over the next...

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