Tom Werner

SunPower CEO and Chairman of the Board
Tom Werner serves as SunPower’s chief executive officer and chairman of the SunPower Board of Directors. He blogs about the future of the solar industry and important company events.
SEIA supporters rally in Washington, D.C., Wednesday against potential trade related actions that could hurt the U.S. solar industry.

Potential Solar Tariffs Would Likely Cause Loss of U.S. Jobs

December 6th, 2017
SunPower's CEO testifies that potential solar trade actions that President Trump will soon consider could result in the elimination of U.S. jobs.

An Opportunity for the White House to Make the Right Call on Solar

October 30th, 2017
On Friday the International Trade Commission completed its review of the Section 201 solar trade case. Read our CEO's reaction.
Solar tariffs could have a negative impact on the thriving U.S. solar jobs market.

SunPower CEO Tom Werner's Oct. 3 ITC Testimony

October 3rd, 2017
Read SunPower CEO Tom Werner’s testimony on how solar tariffs would essentially create a monopoly, hinder innovation and hurt our nation’s competitiveness.
The International Trade Commission's decision on solar trade case could hurt the booming U.S. solar industry job market.

Why ITC Solar Trade Case Is Far from Over

September 22nd, 2017
SunPower CEO Tom Werner weighs in on today’s International Trade Commission solar trade case decision.
SunPower helps provide more than 14,000 U.S. jobs in the solar industry.

SunPower CEO Tom Werner's U.S. International Trade Commission Testimony

August 15th, 2017
Read SunPower CEO Tom Werner's testimony on why solar tariffs could be harmful to the U.S. economy. 
Proposed tariffs on solar could hurt top U.S. companies like Campbell Soup that are investing in solar energy to power their operations.

The Economic Reality of Proposed Tariffs on Solar

July 9th, 2017
Find out why solar tariffs that are being considered could eliminate high paying U.S. jobs.


Proposed tariffs on solar could hurt top U.S. companies like Campbell Soup that are investing in solar energy to power their operations.

The Economic Reality of Proposed Tariffs on Solar

SunPower CEO Tom Werner, third from left, at the historic climate talks in Paris in 2015.

U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Agreement: A Preventable Blunder

The number of Americans installed by the solar industry has tripled over the past six years.

Solar Has Become America’s Fastest-Growing Non-Partisan Energy Source

SunPower solar can be found on buildings right in the heart of the nation's capitol, including on the Department of Energy.

2017 Will Be a Pragmatic Year for Solar

SunPower solar panels on the roof of the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C.

Though Solar Facing Unique Test, 'Half a Billion New Panels' is Achievable

A rooftop commercial solar system by SunPower.

A Unique Mix of Opportunities and Challenges for Solar Energy

SunPower's solar system on the world famous Exploratorium museum in San Francisco.

Why the Next Five Years Will Determine Our Clean Energy Future

A solar array at Johnson & Johnson, one of numerous top companies with SunPower solar installed.

Why Earth Day 2016 is a Tipping Point for Our Clean Energy Future

The 250MW California Valley Solar Ranch is one of the world's largest.

A Breakthrough Year for Solar

SunPower CEO Tom Werner and California Senate President Pro Tem Tom De León join other climate change leaders in Paris for climate talks in December, 2015

SunPower CEO Tom Werner on Paris Climate Talks

A solar plant in Inner Mongolia, China, constructed with SunPower® solar technology.

A New Chapter in U.S.-China Efforts to Fight Climate Change

Sheep graze underneath SunPower solar panels in Italy.

How SunPower is Industry Leader in Environmental Sustainability

The Solar Star solar farm in Southern California is the largest of its kind in the world, at 579MW it can power about 255,000 homes.

Clean Power Plan: How Solar Energy is a Cornerstone to Success

Boy in sun with apple

Changing the Way Our World is Powered