SunPower Corporation - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Financing Company

  • Product Manufacturer

SunPower Corporation - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Financing Company

  • Product Manufacturer

Additional Services Offered

Additional Services Offered
  • Installation
  • Financing
  • Manufacturing

Why Work With Us

Why Work With Us

We believe in the promise of the sun.

It is the most abundant, most liberating energy source of all.

We believe the sun belongs to everyone.
We’re committed to unlocking its vast energy so all of us can enjoy the freedom it provides.

We believe that quality matters.
Since 1985, we’ve created the very best solar solutions in the world – and set a few records along the way.

We believe in changing the way our world is powered.
For our kids. For the planet. Forever.

More About Us

More About Us

Since 1985 SunPower has been leading global solar innovation. SunPower solar panels consistently deliver more energy and long-term peace of mind with the highest performing solar power systems available. SunPower is the solar energy choice of more homeowners and businesses around the world.

* Global headquarters based in Silicon Valley since 1985
* Total solar energy generated >18,000,000 MWh
* Diversified global portfolio leading residential, commercial and utility solar energy markets
* World's highest efficiency solar panels featuring SunPower Maxeon cell technology
* More than 200 patents for solar technology

Technology Offered

Technology Offered
  • Solar PV

Case Studies

Case Studies

Reviews from Our Community

Reviews from Our Community
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istevens7467
"Horrible Customer Service"
Reviewed Aug 03, 2018
"Horrible Customer Service"

Yet again another company that sends there call centers over seas. Stay away!!!! Even the installer said that they were having a lot of issues with the inverters that they were installing and within 1 month my system is down and now 3 weeks with not so much as a ...

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gleonard67
"Performance & Aesthetics The Best"
Reviewed Jul 25, 2018
"Performance & Aesthetics The Best"

Very pleased with our E-20 AC Equinox system. It’s the nicest looking solar array in our neighborhood. We purchased it after a great deal of research. Glad I put in the time. No electric bill since installed and we live in the Northeast. Cost more but leaps above the ...

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larry.goin
"Customer service, yeah not really"
Reviewed Jul 24, 2018
"Customer service, yeah not really"

I'm now on my 4th inverter, average replacement has taken at least a month, just to get a tech out to look at it, then usually another month to get it replaced. Add the fact that when you call for billing questions, I've been stuck on hold for over an ...

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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Whitney Smith
"The Best Panels Out There"
Reviewed Jul 06, 2018
"The Best Panels Out There"

SunPower panels are the best panels available on the market. They are the top shelf of the solar industry. Not only do they look way better than any other panel, they are the most efficient, and backed by the best warranty. By far the best value in the solar industry ...

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vsg111
"Highly recommend sunpower solar panels"
Reviewed May 13, 2018
"Highly recommend sunpower solar panels"

Totally satisfied with the power output of sunpower solar panels. they were chosen over others because of their efficiency. they did not disappoint us.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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tarsemkaushal
"Great panels out there"
Reviewed May 09, 2018
"Great panels out there"

Having installed a solar system consisting of sunpower brand panels, my electricity bill have gone down to zero for the two years since I have owned th e system. Great quality panel s ,US made highly recommend.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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idmjr
"Good system - Especially good App"
Reviewed May 08, 2018
"Good system - Especially good App"

Very satisfied with the system. Only one problem since it was installed 2 1/2 years ago, which was quickly fixed by the installer. Particularly like the monitoring App and the information it provides.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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dmtils
"Great look and efficient"
Reviewed May 08, 2018
"Great look and efficient"

Panels look great and work even better. The mounts are low profile with no overhang, and you can barely tell they’re on the roof. Rated to provide me about 70% of my needs and so far they are exceeding expectations. Would absolutely do it again.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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920jones
"Be your own electric utility company"
Reviewed May 08, 2018
"Be your own electric utility company"

We've had our 6 kw pv system now for 15 months and have been impressed with the results. We have saved more than $1,300 while supplying 2/3 of our total power needs since the install. In fact, based upon our experience, we decided to purchase a Honda Clarity ...

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dave45807
"Sunpower by Positive Energy Solar Review"
Reviewed May 07, 2018
"Sunpower by Positive Energy Solar Review"

When I first started looking into solar energy for my home, it quickly became very confusing trying to compare the various panels, inverters, types of installation, etc., even with an engineering background. After much research, I came to the conclusion that the best equipment and best value for the money ...

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JJehamil
"My Experience"
Reviewed May 04, 2018
"My Experience"

Sun power Solar panels A reported to be some of the best panels available and I tend to Agree

There after sale support is NOT QUITE AS GOOD They are slow to respond to issues and even slower to resolve problems after they identify the issue

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful
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ralesch
"Just do it"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"Just do it"

Not the cheapest but I think they are the best. Just do it!

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
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harrowcarroll
"Best panels available"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"Best panels available"

Almost a year in and we're seeing significant results daily. Our dealer, SolarTech, put together the right solar package for our needs and we're tracking on point. When looking at panel providers, the 25 year warranty was critical in our decision as well as SunPower's commitment to clean energy. This ...

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stephamorgan
"Excellent Service and Products"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"Excellent Service and Products"

There are a lot of reasons we went with Solar Tech (our installer) and Sun Power. Local rep who was extremely knowledgeable; a product made in the US - with all components made by SunPower - not parceled together from various sources...and the option to add pool solar at the same ...

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rguarinb
"It wast good experience"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"It wast good experience"

The sales process was easy, but the installation was a little cumbersome. The fact that their base is in Charlotte and Anderson, SC is two hours away, made the process slow. The installation took more than expected and did not pass the first lllocal inspection. Making the small corrections required ...

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hmeij
"Loving SunPower"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"Loving SunPower"

Put 15 365 watt SunPower panels on a pole with a SunnyBoy inverter right at the pole. On a slight hill behind house. Beautiful sight. On a clear day the panels easily reach 5,000+ watts/hr production of a theoretical max of 5,475/hr watts. And when it ...

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robertmarritz
"SunPower in New Mexico is the real deal"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"SunPower in New Mexico is the real deal"

SunPower's local affiliate - Positive Energy Solar - from start to finish - always did what they said they would do.
From my initial visit with a SunPower sales manager, through several tries at sizing the "right" system for us, to efficient visits by the project manger, designer (layout on our flat roof ...

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kimberlyschwanke
"So Far So Good"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"So Far So Good"

We had our 7.5Kw system installed just about a month ago. The panels look great and are producing as designed. Their monitoring app is easy to use and shows us everything we need to know out our system production/ usage daily, weekly, monthly and for the life of the ...

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rugrad9093
"SunPower Above All Other Panels"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"SunPower Above All Other Panels"

After an exhaustive research into different solar panels, I learned there are premium panels, decent panels and garbage panels. I won’t get into what criterion I used for brevity sake. It was quite obvious that SunPower solar panels are premium panels. I was able to negotiate a price to ...

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Charlie DeSantis
"Sunpower Solar Panels"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"Sunpower Solar Panels"

I am very happy with my SunPower solar panels and equipment, they perform as advertised. They also look good on the roof with the invisimount installation. Their software system provides me with hourly, daily, monthly, yearly and life time production and also provides me with an emailed monthly report that ...

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dbs2144
"SunPower review"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"SunPower review"

We had a SunPower solar array installed by Positive Energy Solar late last year. It is working great. Our energy bill has been reduced by about 95%. I especially like the webpage they provided. It gives us up to the minute updates on the performance of our array.

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aviwarner
"Untrustworthy, unprepared, poor at their core work"
Reviewed Mar 29, 2018
"Untrustworthy, unprepared, poor at their core work"

Spectacularly poor service. We've had panels on our roof for months. They're completely unable to be activated. All I've received from SunPower so far are broken promises and updates that never come. When I get calls back, they've done no prep, have no updates, and seem to be completely clueless ...

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6 out of 6 people found this review helpful
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Trevor Mitchler
"THE BEST"
Reviewed Feb 28, 2018
"THE BEST"

Best panels on the market with most complete warranty. The proof is in the warranty. The manufacturer stands behind their product and their dealer network.

1 out of 2 people found this review helpful
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precisiongaragedoors
"HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!"
Reviewed Jan 02, 2018
"HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!"

I have a broken solar panel. After about 4 months of me calling and following up, the panel finally came in. Then they couldn't find an installing company to install it...another 2 months. They came out and it was the wrong one! They found that there is another one ...

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8 out of 9 people found this review helpful
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caseycwitham
"TAKEN SO LONG"
Reviewed Dec 08, 2017
"TAKEN SO LONG"

I had Sunpower install solar on to a new home build in May '17. I moved in the middle of June '17 and turned in my paperwork on July 10th, 2017. Today is December 8th and I still do not have operating solar. I have had to turn in the ...

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5 out of 5 people found this review helpful
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crashed.n.burned
"Best panels with the best warranty "
Reviewed Dec 01, 2017
"Best panels with the best warranty "

Just had 32 of their top panels 360-c-ac installed on 2 sections of my roof for 10kw. With many cloudy days my system reduced my first months bill by over 65% from $150 to $46. That is in just 3 weeks. With the 25 year warranty I expect to do ...

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Billyz30
"THEY LOOK AMAZING."
Reviewed Jul 01, 2017
"THEY LOOK AMAZING."

I was a little afraid to put panels on the front of my home looking at some of the ugly solar panels in my neighborhood, but I found it was time to do something because my utility bill was killing me. I decided to go with SunPower and I got ...

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful
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Frank Muntean
"Made in USA ? "
Reviewed Mar 08, 2017
"Made in USA ? "

Sunpower doesn't have manufacturing facilities in the USA. I got the information from 10-k filing report on February 17, 2017, and the link is here:http://investors.sunpower.com/sec.cfm
"Our headquarters and research and development operations are located in California, and our manufacturing facilities are located in the ...

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11 out of 14 people found this review helpful
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Mike Dowling
"Awesome!"
Reviewed Nov 15, 2016
"Awesome!"

These panels have produced more than 100% of my needs for the past 3 years. I bought them because they were the most attractive option for the front of my home and that they have the best warranty.

6 out of 6 people found this review helpful
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samlipson
"Great panels but expen$ive"
Reviewed Sep 27, 2016
"Great panels but expen$ive"

I think it's clear Sunpower makes the best solar panels, but you pay a price for them. My prediction is that the technology will keep getting better, and in 10-15 years you may want to upgrade your system anyway, so why would you pay a lot for premium panels with ...

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13 out of 15 people found this review helpful
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