SunPower Corporation is a vertically integrated solar products and services company that designs, manufactures and markets high-performance solar electric power technologies. The Company operates through two segments: components segment and systems segment. Its subsidiary is PowerLight Corporation, which developed, engineered, manufactured and delivered large-scale solar power systems. These activities are performed by its systems business segment, or systems segment. On January 8, 2008, the Company acquired Solar Solutions1.
1. Makes solar panels and installs them on residences which they equip with high efficiency inverters (to transform the DC electricity collected from the panels into utility-grade AC power that’s ready for household use) and monitoring systems that can be accessed via web or cell phone1, 2.
HQ in San Jose, CA