• Powering a Brighter Tomorrow®

    Our progress toward building a more sustainable future

SunPower is proud to be the winner of the first annual Sustainability Award from pv magazine

The Leader in Solar Sustainability

SunPower is proud to be the winner of the first annual Sustainability Award from pv magazine. We strive to continue to produce panels as clean as the energy they produce. 


Organizations earn more LEED Points

SunPower helps builders and businesses earn additional LEED points because our E-Series and X-Series DC panels are Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Bronze, and our packaging materials are recyclable or reusable, reducing construction waste.

Learn how to earn LEED Points


Measuring our Impact

Not only do our products help others reduce their carbon footprint, but we measure and reduce our own environmental impact.


SunPower enables universities to purchase Solar at a significant educational discounts

SunPower Product Discount Program

Our Product Discount Program enables universities and qualified organizations to purchase SunPower products at a significant discount for educational purposes and community-related projects.

Find out how to apply


Empowering those in need

We sponsor 3S (Solar Service Station), a social business which provides rechargeable solar lanterns, training and livelihoods to underserved communities in the Philippines. Individuals not only have safe and reliable lighting, but also jobs managing the station and lantern rentals.

Learn more about 3S


Connecting energy and education

We partner with We Care Solar to provide science and technology education while building solar suitcases that are donated to schools, orphanages, and relief camps who need reliable electricity.

Learn more about We Care Solar


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We are honored

We are honored to be recognized for our work to power a more sustainable future.

2016 Environmental Product of the Year Award

Environmental Leader named SunPower’s Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Silver X-series and E-series panels 2016 Environmental Leader Product of the Year.

Patents for Humanity Award

The U.S. Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) recognizes the use of patented technology for social good. SunPower received the Patents for Humanity award in 2015 for its contributions to the 3S Project.

Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition’s 2015 Solar Scorecard

SunPower earned the #1 ranking and highest score ever in Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition’s 2015 Solar Scorecard.

Guardian Award for Sustainable Business Practices

This award from leading UK publisher The Guardian recognizes innovation in sustainable business practices.

Greenbuilder Magazine Eco-Leader

We’re proud to be the only solar company recognized as one of Green Builder’s 2015 Eco-Leaders.


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Certification, statements and policies

SunPower strives for transparency and a high level of accountability in our sustainability policies and practices. View a comprehensive list of our ISO certifications, and policies on conflict minerals, EHS, PV Takeback, reuse and recycling.