Vista Solar completes a 153 kW solar array for WestGate Church. WestGate will use the expected savings to help with its local compassion program, which gives away 50% of the church’s budget.
SunPower starts construction on the 135 MW Quinto solar project in Merced, California. Under its new holdco strategy, SunPower plans to own and operate the plant for a period of time before potentially selling.
Ross Solar Group completes a 38 kW solar array for St. Rose of Lima’s new Faith Formation Center. The center is a model for sustainable building in part due to its net-zero energy usage.
SunPower, which has more than 20,000 Americans enrolled in its solar lease program, enters into an agreement with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital for up to $44.5 million. The transaction allows SunPower to leverage existing lease assets and expand its program while increasing its cash position and strengthening its balance sheet.
SunPower and KB Home team up to offer energy storage solutions at certain KB Home locations in California as part of a pilot program. The program expands on the companies' existing partnership to offer solar on new homes.
As solar loans keep making the news, SunPower and Admirals Bank announce a partnership for a residential solar loan program. The program features lower interest rates available to qualified customers, plus SunPower’s 25-year combined power and product warranty.
DPR Construction's San Francisco office goes solar, with help from Vista Solar. The 118-kW high-efficiency SunPower solar system is expected to meet 100% of the building's annual electricity needs.
SunPower announces it will be building a 19 MW solar PV system at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. SunPower completed a 14 MW system at the base in 2007 -- at the time, the largest PV system in the country.
Xcel Energy and SunPower announce plans to build a 50 MW AC solar PV power plant in Colorado's San Luis Valley. While power from the plant is expected to serve the needs of approximately 13,500 average Colorado homes. Xcel has been fighting rooftop solar at the same time as it builds larger plants.
The future arrives, with robots cleaning solar panels and building solar arrays. Ecoppia's solar array cleaning robots have cleaned more than one million panels, without using water. The results are striking.
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