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Sunpower Information

Sunpower - based in USA

Originally founded in 1985 in a small way by Dr. Swanson (a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford at the time) .

In 2008, SunPower signed an agreement with PG&E to build the world’s largest – 250 MW – photovoltaic (PV) power plant, set to begin energy delivery in 2010.

The company is reported to be planning a solar module production facility in the USA for late 2010, and a European facility after that, acquiring the French solar company Tenesol SA in 2012.


SunPower Corporation

Corporate Headquarters

77 Rio Robles

San Jose, California 95134


Product Details

Inverters - A range of full sinewave inverters with MPPT technology and outputs of 3000 - 7000 watts

Photovoltaicd Modules - A range of monocrystalline panels/modules with power outputs upto 315 watts and efficiencies of upto 19.3%. Sumpower also claim low temperature coefficients for their panel, ie, output will not be as affected by high temperatures.

A range of solar panels with an integrated micro-inverter.

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