SunPower® Solar & Auto Dealerships

Automotive group saves $2M by going solar

Learn how Luther Automotive Group benefits from SunPower solar.


18%  more energy

consumed by auto dealerships than a typical office building

$2B  in energy costs

faced by the auto dealership industry annually

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Auto Dealer Case Studies

Covert Auto

Covert Auto

Solar offsets 53% of this Texas dealer’s energy costs, and should pay for itself in about four years.  

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Toyota Vellejo

Toyota Vallejo

LED lighting and a new solar system helped this Bay Area dealership lower costs and grow community ties. 

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Luther Auto

Luther Auto

Luther Auto, the largest privately owned auto group in the Midwest, has installed solar at 10 of its dealerships. 

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Types of Solar Installations

Why go solar with SunPower?

30 Year  

track record

of successful solar projects


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  


power and product warranty 

Getting your solar project financed