Martin DeBono

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Global Channels
Martin DeBono leads SunPower's global residential and channel businesses and blogs about residential solar trends. DeBono is a decorated Naval submarine officer, a member of Phi Beta Kappa and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of North Carolina and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.

How Many Solar Panels Will I Need?

July 23rd, 2015
Here's how to determine how many solar panels you'll need to power your home.
How solar energy works

Solar 101: How Does Solar Energy Work?

June 15th, 2015
Our sun is a naturally occurring nuclear reactor. It releases tiny packets of energy called photons, which travel the 93 million miles from the sun to Earth in about eight-and-a-half minutes.


Installing home solar is easier than you might think. We distill the process down to a few steps.

Five-Step Guide to How Solar Panels Are Installed

When you're shopping for home solar panels, you're really choosing a solar installer you can trust to custom design the best solar system for your home.

Want the Best Solar Panels? Choose the Right Solar Installer

Why go solar now? Because the sooner you do, the sooner opening your electric bill will give you a reason to smile.

Why Go Solar Now? Savings and Other Solar Energy Benefits

SunPower solar panels seen here on two East Coast houses were still making electricity even during super storm Jonas last January.

Do Solar Panels Work in Winter?

If you think the type of solar panels you put on your roof isn't important, think again. What your solar panels are made of can make them more efficient.

Going Solar? What Type of Panels Should You Choose?  

SunPower solar panels were used by NASA on an unmanned vehicle used for icecap research in Greenland.

Solar That’s Tough Enough for NASA is Tough Enough for Your Roof

The California Public Utilities Commission is going to change how utilities give credit to homeowners for solar power.

California Utilities Changing Rules for Rooftop Solar Credits

How Many Solar Panels Will I Need?

How solar energy works

Solar 101: How Does Solar Energy Work?