SolarWorld

About SolarWorld

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The leader in American solar panel manufacturing.

As the largest U.S. solar photovoltaic manufacturer for more than 40 years, SolarWorld is uniquely recognized as America’s solar leader. SolarWorld has been producing modules here in the U.S. since 1975 and maintains a continuous commitment to quality and manufacturing excellence.

Not only does SolarWorld employ hundreds of Americans at their facility in Oregon, they also help stimulate the U.S. economy by sourcing domestically whenever possible. Since 2008, SolarWorld purchased more than $1.5 billion in equipment, parts, services and supplies from 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This creates American jobs and supports American businesses.

News

American energy company SunPower Invests in American Solar Manufacturing

SunPower

Agreement to Acquire SolarWorld Americas & Deploy SunPower’s Performance Series (P-Series) Manufacturing Technology

April 18, 2018

A new chapter in American solar panel manufacturing is set to unfold with SunPower and SolarWorld Americas announcing SunPower’s agreement to acquire 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas. A long-time solar industry pioneer, SolarWorld Americas is the leading American manufacturer of solar panels. Consistent with the desire to revitalize the U.S. high-technology manufacturing sector, SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) plans to inject fresh capital into the SolarWorld Americas facility and implement leading-edge, high-efficiency P-Series solar panel manufacturing technology.

SunPower CEO

"We are thrilled to announce this agreement to acquire SolarWorld Americas, one of the most respected manufacturers of high-quality solar panels for more than 40 years," said Tom Werner, SunPower CEO and chairman of the board. "The time is right for SunPower to invest in U.S. manufacturing, and SolarWorld Americas provides a great platform for us to implement our advanced P-Series solar panel manufacturing technology right here in our home market. P-Series technology was invented and perfected in Silicon Valley, and will now be built in SolarWorld Americas' factory, helping to reshape solar manufacturing in America."

SolarWorld CEO

"SunPower is the solar industry technology leader," said Jürgen Stein, CEO of SolarWorld Americas. "We are delighted that SunPower has agreed to inject fresh capital and their industry leading P-Series technology into SolarWorld Americas operations here in Hillsboro. Our hundreds of long-time employees are excited to be part of this next chapter in SolarWorld Americas' long history. We are thrilled about this acquisition as it means quite simply, that our company can look forward to redoubled strength as it continues to innovate and expand into the future. This outcome is ideal for SolarWorld Americas and its employees."

About SunPower

As one of the world’s most innovative and sustainable energy companies, SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) provides a diverse group of customers with complete solar solutions and services. Residential customers, businesses, governments, schools and utilities around the globe rely on SunPower’s more than 30 years of proven experience. From the first flip of the switch, SunPower delivers maximum value and superb performance throughout the long life of every solar system. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, SunPower has dedicated, customer-focused employees in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. For more information about how SunPower is changing the way our world is powered, visit www.sunpower.com.

Source: enfsolar

Products

SolarWorld Sunmodule®

SolarWorld Sunmodule Plus (Black)

About Sunmodule® Plus Solar Panel

Product Information

  • Website: http://www.solarworld-usa.com/
  • Made inUnited States
  • Warranty20 Year Product Warranty
  • Performance: 25 Year Performance Guarantee
  • Color: Silver or Black
  • Type: Monocrystalline
  • Sizes: 285W, 290W, 295W, 300W
  • Cells: 60

Product Data Sheets

SolarWorld Sunmodule® XL

SolarWorld Sunmodule XL 72 Cell Solar Panel

About Sunmodule® Plus XL Solar Panel

Product Information

  • Website: http://www.solarworld-usa.com/
  • Made inUnited States
  • Warranty20 Year Product Warranty
  • Performance: 25 Year Performance Guarantee
  • Color: Silver
  • Type: Monocrystalline
  • Sizes: 340W, 350W
  • Cells: 70

Product Data Sheets