Topic: Industry Trends

Creating Jobs with Solar

Creating Jobs with Solar

The 250MW California Valley Solar Ranch (CVSR) outside of San Luis Obispo is one of many projects underway helping to employ more than 100,000 people around the country. Where other industries continue to lay off employees, solar jobs have been on a steady increase for the last decade. Checkout this great video from SunPower for […]


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Focus on Energy returns

Focus on Energy returns

At last the results are in, and they confirm what we already knew: Focus on Energy is cost effective. The findings show statewide benefits outweighed costs 2.3 to 1. Media coverage of the audit was very positive and legislators on both sides of the aisle are saying positive things about the program. 


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Introducing the new SunPower AC solar panel

Introducing the new SunPower AC solar panel

We are very excited to offer this cutting-edge solar energy solution that combines SunPower’s high efficiency modules with an optimized, factory-integrated microinverter. The modules come backed by an industry-leading 25-year warranty!


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SunPower plans 13.78MW solar plant.

SunPower plans 13.78MW solar plant.

SunPower has begun designing a 13.78MW solar power plant at the navy base in China Lake, California with the intention of breaking ground next month and to be in operation at the end of next year. The project will feature SunPower Oasis Power Plants.


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Xcel solar subsidy tapped out for 2011

Xcel solar subsidy tapped out for 2011

The Xcel Solar Rewards program, which has helped thousands of homeowners and businesses, has used all of its $4.6 million in funds for 2011.

Solar industry officials said the raising demand for rooftop photovoltaics for commercial buildings has exhausted Xcel Energy’s Solar Rewards subsidy program for the year, shutting out other customers.


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Ford and SunPower offer solar combo.

Ford and SunPower offer solar combo.

With the anticipation of the Focus Electric, Ford and SunPower have joined forces to offer an industry first solar powered charging station for their electric vehicles.

Under the “Drive Green for Life” campaign, owners reduce their costs by generating energy from the world’s most powerful solar modules made by SunPower.


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