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San Jose, CA 95134
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Phone: +1 408 240-5500
Fax: +1 408 739-7713
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|SunPower Corporation was originally incorporated in California in 1985 and subsequently reincorporated in Delaware during 2005. The Company is a vertically integrated solar products and services company that designs, manufactures and delivers high-performance solar electric systems worldwide for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power plant customers. The Company operates in three regional segments: the Americas Segment, the EMEA Segment, and the APAC Segment. The Americas Segment includes both North and South America. The EMEA Segment includes European countries, as well as the Middle East and Africa. The APAC segment includes all Asia-Pacific countries. The Company’s products includes: Solar Cells, Solar Panels, Inverters, Solar Power Systems, and Other System Offerings. The Company provides its solar power plant customers end-to-end management of the project lifecycle, from early stage site assessment, financing support, and project development, including full-scale environmental and construction permitting, through engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning. Its projects are built incorporating industry-leading standards for safety, quality, performance, and reliability. Once a site is operational, its plant O&M organization provides customers with field-based preventative maintenance services, ‘utility-quality’ data collection, performance monitoring, diagnostic and performance reporting services, as well as lifecycle asset planning and management with software applications. Its solar power systems are designed to generate electricity over a system life typically exceeding 25 years. The Company provides commissioning, warranty, administration, operations, maintenance, and performance monitoring services with the objective of optimizing its customers' electrical energy production. Commissioning services include testing to verify that equipment and system performance meet design requirements and specifications. It also passes through to customers long-term warranties from the original equipment manufacturers (‘OEMs’) of certain system components. It provides warranties of 25 years for its solar panels, which is standard in the solar industry. Its O&M personnel has access to a powerful set of tools developed on industry information technology platforms that facilitate the management of its global fleet of residential, commercial, and utility scale photovoltaic power plants. The Company sells its products through its regional segments including North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia. Its customers typically include investors, financial institutions, project developers, electric utilities, and independent power producers, commercial and governmental entities, production home builders, and residential owners and small commercial building owners who are served by its third-party global dealer network. The Company’s main competitors includes Canadian Solar Inc., JA Solar Holdings Co., Kyocera Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Q-Cells AG, Sanyo Corporation, Sharp Corporation, SolarCity Corporation, SolarWorld AG, Sungevity, Inc., SunRun, Inc., Abengoa Solar S.A., Acconia Energia S.A., AES Solar Energy Ltd., Chevron Energy Solutions (a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation), EDF Energy plc, First Solar Inc., and NextEra Energy. The Company is subject to a variety of foreign, federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations related to the purchase, storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials.|
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