29 Dec '11, 9am

SunPower acquires Tenesol SA: SunPower Corp has signed a definitive agreement to acquire French solar provider T...

Oil giant Total takes majority stake in SunPower Oil and gas giant Total is buying 60% of SunPower’s Class A and B common shares for US$23.25 per share. SunPower looks to innovation to reduce costs SunPower Corporation is one of the top, publicly-traded US solar companies operating today. In 2009 it reported revenues of US$1.5 billion (against costs of US$1.2bn), up from US$1.4bn in 2008. In spite of what CEO Tom Werner called “an especially difficult year for the commercial rooftop segment – due to the credit crisis, which severely limited solar project financing”. At SPI2010, Lyn Corum caught up with Howard Wenger, President of the company’s utility and power plants division. Solar PV innovations: Crystalline silicon roundup Most surveys conclude that crystalline-silicon PV (C-Si PV) still holds the greatest market share of all solar installations. But with other technol...

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SunPower acquires French solar power firm Tenesol

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solarindustrymag.com 23 Dec '11, 5pm

, a manufacturer of solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tenesol SA, ...

Total merges solar units, ups SunPower stake: R...

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Total merges solar units, ups SunPower stake REUTERS - U.S. solar panel maker SunPower Corp, a unit of French oil major To...

SunPower Buys Tenesol $SPWR - US-based SunPower Corp (Nasdaq: SPWR), which sold a majority stake to French oil giant...

SunPower Buys Tenesol $SPWR - US-based SunPower...

solarfeeds.com 23 Dec '11, 5pm

US-based SunPower Corp (Nasdaq: SPWR), which sold a majority stake to French oil giant Total (TOTF.PA) earlier this year, ...