The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced that New York City’s single-largest solar energy project, an installation at John F. Kennedy International Airport, has been awarded to SunPower Corporation and Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group.
U.S. based solar energy company SunPower announced on April 18 an agreement to acquire 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas, the largest U.S. crystalline-silicon solar manufacturer. SunPower plans to inject fresh capital into the SolarWorld Americas facility and implement leading-edge, high-efficiency P-Series solar panel manufacturing technology. Read more
U.S. based solar company SunPower announced in October that it had completed in under six months the installation of a 8.79 megawatt solar system spanning across four parking garages at Toyota Motor North America‘s new 100-acre headquarters in Plano, Texas. SunPower was also responsible for the original design of the solar system.
8point3 Energy Partners LP, a limited partnership formed by First Solar and SunPower Corporation to own and operate a portfolio of selected solar energy generation assets, announced last week that it has commenced an initial public offering (IPO) of Class A shares representing limited partner interests in 8point3 Energy Partners.
Stanford University has entered into an agreement with SunPower to build a 68-megawatt peak solar plant on approximately 300 acres in California. The solar farm, which will be called the Stanford Solar Generating Station, will be composed of more than 150,000 high-efficiency SunPower solar panels and is expected to provide half of all campus electricity.