Posts tagged: SunPower

How Leading Solar Panels Stack Up Against the Competition

By: Travis Hoium In the battle to win business in the solar industry, solar manufacturers have to find a way to differentiate themselves. Cost and efficiency are two of the biggest differentiators, and in the utility segment, a larger panel size can make installation more efficient as well. Below, I’ve pulled the data sheet information for […]

Aussies Take California Stakes

New Energy Solar buys majority interest in two 67.4MW plants Australian investment fund New Energy Solar has taken a majority interest in two SunPower Corp solar plants totalling 134.8MW in California. SunPower developed, designed and constructed the two 67.4MW projects in Kern County and retains an ownership interest in the plants. It will also provide […]

Solar Panel Recycler Leads Australia in Emerging Industry

By: Andrew Spence AUSTRALIA’S only solar panel recycling company is looking to scale up production as the number of broken and end of life systems mounts.  Adelaide-based Reclaim PV has teamed up with major solar panel manufacturers who distribute in Australia and is refining its processes as well as lobbying for panels to be included […]

Big Solar is Leaving Rooftop Systems in the Dust

Solar power is on pace for the first time this year to contribute more new electricity to the grid than will any other form of energy – a feat driven more by economics than green mandates. The cost of electricity from large-scale solar installations now is comparable to and sometimes cheaper than natural gas-fired power, […]

SunPower Introduces a New Kit System for Residential PV

Equinox, SunPower’s new fully integrated residential solar solution introduced today to the market, is said to deliver 70% more energy with 70% fewer visible parts.   In October last year, the U.S. PV manufacturer SunPower introduced Helix – its first fully integrated “kit” system for commercial rooftop installations. Due to clip-in racking and plug-and-play cabling […]