SunPower, one of the world’s leading solar companies, has announced this week it has sold off the 110 megawatt Pelicano Solar Plant in Chile to leading investor Actis.
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Originally published on CleanTechnica by Joshua S Hill The number two US solar PV manufacturer SunPower reported its earnings for the fourth quarter and full year 2016 this week, reporting a larger net loss than expected, and missing analyst expectations for revenue. It’s been a rocky few quarters for SunPower, America’s second solar PV manufacturer. […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Adam Johnston According to Greentech Media, SunShot has shattered its 2020 goal of reaching $1.00 per watt for utility-scale solar utility costs 3 years earlier. Founded back in 2011 when Stephen Chu was the US Department of Energy Secretary, the SunShot goal was to get utility-scale costs down to $1.00/watt. Initial projections had the cost […]
Originally published on CleanTechnica by Zachary Shahan To be fair, we don’t yet know what Donald Trump’s precise climate approach will be, but it seems all but guaranteed that he will slow and obstruct climate action and will do a “great deal” to increase pollution and CO2 emissions from the out-of-date oil, coal, and gas industries. This is idiotic not […]
SunPower is using drones to help maximize the design of new solar farms and robots to keep the solar panels clean after installation.
A society-wide transition to clean energy requires action on many levels. Private consumers, commercial-level consumers, institutions, and government need to aid the transition. Additionally, of course, the production side of the industry has to continually advance the technologies and improve their competitiveness. An exciting story out of California combined with a worldwide journey above the clouds […]
When you ask who the top solar power companies are, you will probably want to distinguish between residential installers and solar panel manufacturers. Solar power generally is thought of as home solar power, though utilities and businesses also are investing in it. This article looks at the top residential solar contractors / residential solar installers as […]
As we wrote months ago when it launched, Google has a free online service that uses its mapping information and partner offers from solar installers to try to hook you up with the cheapest solar panels on the market — by providing fast estimates of how much a homeowner might save by investing in a solar […]
Following in the wake of a respectable Q3 financial earnings report, US solar manufacturer SunPower has revealed a new line of solar panels and low-key financial guidance for 2016. SunPower announced its third quarter earnings late-October, revealing the continuing efforts of its new business focus, that of retaining assets rather than selling them. Specifically, SunPower […]
The new SunPower Helix integrated solar power energy management system for commercial rooftops provides high-performance solar panels combined with mounting hardware and energy intelligence software. This plug and play system makes installation easier and faster. “Integral to each Helix component, from the solar cells to the energy management system, is SunPower’s 30 years of innovation and experience delivering […]