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SunPower named #1 in US Commercial Solar

Your Ideal Energy Partner

With more than 30 years of experience and thousands of solar projects under our belt, we understand the solar industry and the needs of businesses, schools, and public organizations better than anybody.



Customer Success Stories

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Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson is producing clean energy from SunPower® solar panels at eight facilities.
Yolo County
Yolo County, CA
Yolo County, California, is generating approximately $60 Million in county revenue over 35 years using SunPower solar.
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Covert Auto
The SunPower modules provided an estimated 53% electricity offset, and the system is expected to pay for itself in four years.


Why SunPower?


30 Year  

track record

of successful solar projects

45%  

more power

than conventional panels*

  • *. 2 SunPower 327W compared to a Conventional Panel on same sized arrays (260W, 16% efficient, approx. 1.6 m2), 3% more energy per watt (based on 3pty module characterization and PVSim), 0.75%/yr slower degradation (Campeau, Z. et al. "SunPower Module Degradation Rate," SunPower white paper,  2013).

25 Year  

industry-leading

power and product warranty 





SunPower® commercial solar products
Solar installations

Industry-leading solar and battery storage

SunPower’s rooftop, ground, carport and battery storage systems provide you with greater choice, better design, and more valuethe path to achieving your organization’s clean energy future.

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Precision-engineered design

SunPower® Helix® systems are designed and built by SunPower and can be configured in a rooftop, ground, or carport installation. And, each component is precision-engineered for fast installation, long-term reliability and impressive returns.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Solar seems like a big project. Why should I spend time and money on solar?

Time is money, it’s true. And in the case of energy, time costs more money every year. Electricity rates go up year after year, and are impossible to predict. Investing in solar now protects your business from price volatility. Depending on your location and whether you choose to buy or lease your solar system, you can lock in low electricity rates for 20 years or more, and even eliminate 100% of your electricity bill.

While it may sound daunting to learn about an entirely new form of energy, we are here to help. SunPower has helped thousands of businesses just like yours go solar. We will guide you through the steps to taking your business solar – which are simpler than you might imagine.

How can running my business on solar increase my bottom line?

For any business, finding new sources of capital to reinvest in the company can be difficult. Solar saves your business money that would otherwise be spent on utility bills. The bottom-line benefits are undeniable. According to a recent SunPower survey, 87% of business respondents cite saving money as one of the primary reasons for funding solar projects—with some projected to save hundreds of thousands of dollars (or more) in electricity costs over the life of their commercial solar panel system.* That’s money that directly impacts your bottom line.

How can a focus on sustainability help my business grow?

Choosing to go solar isn’t just a financial decision. It’s an environmental choice. Businesses that cultivate a focus on sustainability are experiencing powerful brand effects. A solar panel system on your business makes a strong statement to your customers. Their relationship with your brand grows. Employees walk just a little bit taller knowing the business they work for is running on clean energy. Study after study shows that sustainability isn’t just good for the planet; it’s good for business.* 

If solar is so great, why isn’t everyone doing it?

The truth is, more people are going solar now than ever have before. Over the last ten years, solar has grown at an average annual rate of 68%, and the trend shows no signs of reversing.* Fortune 500 companies have installed solar at nearly 2,000 individual project sites nationwide.* Top corporate brands like Target, Walmart and Apple are adding solar at an impressive rate, and the influence these brands wield on consumer lives means more people are opting for clean energy of all kinds.

Why should our business go solar now?

The longer you wait to think about solar, the more it costs your business. Commercial prices for solar have decreased 58% since 2012.*  However, recent policy decisions suggest we may be nearing the bottom of that downward trajectory. The federal investment tax credit (ITC) for solar is equal to 30% of the amount invested in an eligible installation (e.g., if you invest $100,000 in solar, you could receive a $30,000 tax credit). However, the ITC rate will decrease to 26% in 2020, 22% in 2021, and 10% after 2021. Meantime, electricity prices continue to increase year over year. The sooner you decide to go solar, the more you can save.