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AU Optronics Solar Keyboard With SunPower Inside $SPWRA

AU Optronics Solar Keyboard With SunPower Inside $SPWRA

This week marked an amazing fusion of solar and computertechnological advancements as two companies announced the release ofsolar-powered keyboards. The two products, however, are very different. Logitech announced on Monday the release of its K750 wireless solar keyboard that charges up inside or out in natural or ambient light. AU Optronics on Wednesday announced the

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SunPower to Partner With CO Springs Utilities On 6MW Plant $SPWRA

SunPower just announced that they will be partnering with ColoradoSprings Utilities to build a 6MW solar power plant at the U.S. Air Force Academy. It should be up and running by 2011, and will removeapproximately 9,400 tons of CO2 from the atmosphere each year.  ===> Click Here For Your FREE Sunpower Technical Analysis In a

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SunPower, Iberdrola to Build Colorado Solar Energy Plant $SPWRA

A plan is in the works to transform a 216-acre chunk of empty private land in Colorado’s Alamosa County into a 30-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant that would be producing power by the end of 2012. SunPower Corp. — a California-based solar power company that hasinstalled or contracted over 600 MW of solar energy around

SunPower joins Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) $SPWRA

San Jose-based SunPower has become one of the first solar power companies to submit a response to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an independent not-for-profit organization that compiles andkeeps the world’s largest database of primary corporate climate changeinformation. The company said that in 2009 its global operations generated 328metric tons of CO2 equivalent per megawatt

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SunPower to Measure and Report its Carbon Footprint $SPWRA

We talk a lot on this blog about how solar panels can cut monthlyelectricity costs and, in some states (like New Jersey, California,Arizona, Hawaii, Colorado and Pennsylvania) offer homeowners astunningly attractive return on investment. Sometimes it’s worthremembering, however, that solar panels produce clean, emissions-freeelectricity. In other words, solar power can be good for your checkbookand

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Last Weeks Green Stock Market All Stars $SPWRA $BIOF $GU

Stock market action September 20-24 saw two junior biofuelcompanies, two solar companies, a junior lithium mining explorer, and an alternative fuels company beat the strongly performing green ETFs andthe broad market indices. Based on Friday’s closing prices, the best-performing greensector companies over the past five days (and over the past month) were: BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:

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SunPower Using $1.8M CPUC Grant for Solar Plus Energy Storage $SPWRA

Armed with a $1.8 million grant from the CPUC,  SunPower is looking to demonstrate the integration of energy storage systems with existing PV systems for commercial customers.  SunPower is partnering with Ice Energy, Xtreme Power and ZBB Energy (NYSE Amex: ZBB), and working with an unnamed major retailer to demonstrate the benefits of combining PV

SunPower to Use Grant for Energy Storage Research $SPWRA

The state of California and SunPower are teaming up to research large-scale energy storage technology — a key in enablingsolar technologies to meet electricity demand when the sun is notshining. Through the Research, Development, Deployment and Demonstration (RD&D) Program of the California Solar Initiative (CSI), the state is awarding a $1.8 million grant that will enable Sun

SunPower Nabbed For Big Government Projects $SPWRA

SunPower (SPWRA) has captured a key customer it was announced this morning – the US government.  They will beresponsible for installations of solar power at the National RenewableEnergy Lab, the General Services Administration as well as the Navy theand Air Force. The government contracts call for a minimum of 20MW innew solar projects.  No word

Analysts Mostly Bullish on Sunpower Following Earnings $SPWRA

Following Sunpower’s (SPWRA) earnings report last night, a few analysts are out with calls today and generally bullish.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the analyst comments. ====> Click Here For Your FREE Sunpower Technical Analysis Ardour Capital upgrades from Hold to Accumlate.“As Fab 3 ramps production in 2011, we look for increasing scale andthroughput

Sunpower Beats on Earnings, Misses on Revenues $SPWRA

Sunpower reported their second quarter resultstoday.  Here’s a quick rundown for the high-efficiency solar panelmanufacturer and solar power provider. SunPower’s Q2 revenueswere $384.2 million, up from last quarter’s $347.3 million andsignificantly more than the the $299.3 million in Q2 2009.  Gross margin has also improved over last quarter and last year to 22.9 percent. (All figures

Goldman Sachs (GS) Initiates Solar Coverage $WFF $SPWRA $FSLR

The big gorilla Goldman Sachs (GS) has finally begun covering thesolar sector and initiated coverage of the US solar sector with aNeutral rating and initiated coverage on a few of the largest solarcompanies too.  Hat tip to Street Insider for the heads up on these ratings this morning. It begins First Solar (FSLR) coverage with

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