SunPower Signs 48MW Solar Power Supply Agreement With Toshiba
San Jose CA (SPX) Mar 10, 2011
SunPower has announced that, under a strategic supply agreement, Toshiba will order 48 megawatts of high-efficiency solar panels from SunPower during the 2011 Japanese fiscal year ending March 31, 2012. Toshiba will use the panels to support the company's residential solar offering in Japan, which was launched last year with a supply agreement for 32 megawatts of SunPower panels.
"Japan is the leader in Asia in the residential solar market, which is an excellent fit for SunPower's world-leading, high efficiency solar panels," said SunPower CEO Tom Werner.
"We are pleased to extend our partnership with Toshiba, a global business leader, to make high-efficiency SunPower panels available to more homeowners in Japan who value our reliability and guaranteed performance."
"Since we launched our residential solar business in Japan early last year, we have recorded solid achievements by implementing comprehensive sales and marketing activities, including expansion of sales channels," said Takeshi Yokota, general manager of Photovoltaic Systems Division, Toshiba Corporation.
"We look forward to building on this success and increasing market share in Japan by further reinforcing our partnership with SunPower."
Share This Article With Planet Earth
All About Solar Energy at SolarDaily.com
Hayward CA (SPX) Mar 10, 2011
The City of Hayward adopted a Climate Action Plan in July 2009 as a roadmap for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Since then, the City Council has implemented green building standards, environmentally friendly landscaping guidelines, and other major initiatives to meet emissions reduction targets. "I am very proud of what has been accomplished," said Hayward Mayor Michael Sweeney. " ... read more
|The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2010 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement,agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any Web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy Statement|