SunPower gives a sneak peek of a battery pilot project it’s been working on in California. Batteries and solar panels could transform the edge of the power grid in some places in the world.
Here comes a $250 million fund to back leases for home solar roofs in the U.S., courtesy of SunPower and Google.
The solar industry was one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. last year, and grew 10 times faster than the average adding 24K new jobs.
MIT researchers have developed another interesting way to boost the efficiency of the typical silicon solar cell.
Apple’s two solar farms and one fuel cell farm near its data center in North Carolina are now all live and generating power. The projects are unprecedented in the industry and have helped usher in real change.
Robotics are the future of efficient solar panel cleaning. At least SunPower thinks so. The company bought a small startup called Greenbotics which makes solar panel robotic tech.
SunPower plans to build a new solar cell factory, a move that reverses the trend of solar manufacturers shuttering factories to deal with an over supply of solar equipment worldwide that began in 2011.
The solar biz is no place for shrinking violets. In fact, SunPower seems to have survived despite all odds.
A young startup is building a business around installing solar panels and batteries. Innovation in the energy industry isn’t just about new technologies, it’s about new business models, too.
SunPower announced a profit-making second quarter on Wednesday as well as a plan to introduce a solar home loan that will complement its effort in the residential leasing market.