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SunPower® Solar & Auto Dealerships

Automotive group saves $2M by going solar

Learn how Luther Automotive Group benefits from SunPower solar.

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18%  more energy

consumed by auto dealerships than a typical office building

$2B  in energy costs

faced by the auto dealership industry annually

Featured Success Story

 

Want to know how much your dealership can save? Talk to our experts.

Auto Dealer Case Studies
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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

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 

Getting your solar project financed