Oil and gas giant Total is set to buy 60 percent of solar panel maker SunPower next week now that the companies received EU approval. Is this a watershed event for the energy industry?
High-efficiency solar-cell manufacturer launches a new line of silicon panels so that the electricity generated from solar can be converted from DC to AC at the source.
French energy behemoth Total will own a majority stake in the San Jose, Calif.-based solar panel maker--one of the biggest moves ever by an oil and gas company into the renewable-energy market.
Because of good sun and a state mandate around renewable energy, California is driving the market for large-scale solar plants.
U.S. maker of high-efficiency solar panels to inherit over 1,200 megawatts of projects in Europe and Israel.
Silicon Valley manufacturer launches E19 series, a line of solar panels designed with an efficiency rating of more than 19 percent.
SunPower sells the Porsche of solar panels, and business is climbing
In solar, everyone is moving into everyone else's business.
In SunPower's biggest deals to date, Florida Power & Light signs on for a 25 megwatt plant in DeSoto County and a 10 megawatt installation at Kennedy Space Station.
Revenue for 2007 more than triples, yet fourth quarter 2007 profits decline.