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Who is the best Solar Company?

Solar Electricity Generation / December 25, 2016

40-Year Lifespan

SunPower solar panels last twice as long as traditional models—40 years total. Each panel utilized copper and pure silicone to reduce causes of conventional panel failure by 85 percent. You most likely won’t encounter a problem, but if you do, SunPower will replace the panel for you without charge.

World’s Most Efficient Solar Panels

SunPower’s Maxeon solar cells produce 70% more energy than traditional panels over the course of 25 years. Their efficiency rate of 22 percent is also the highest in the industry. In comparison, conventional solar panels only operate at 15–18 percent efficiency.

Small Footprint

SunPower panels are so efficient, that you need less to get the job done. For instance, a six kilowatt system from SunPower utilizes 18 solar panels, compared to 24 conventional panels. Likewise, an eight kilowatt system from SunPower uses 24 panels instead 32.

High Design

SunPower’s Signature™ Black solar panels are preferred by eight out of 10 people. That’s because the low profile design, anti-reflective cells, lack of grid lines, and smaller footprint keep the panels from being an eyesore on your roof. Instead of sticking out, they blend right in.


SunPower used its technology to power the Solar Impulse 2, the first solar powered airplane to circle the globe. The company also holds over 600 patents and some of the best products in the industry.


EnergyLink™ is an add-on feature that allows you to sync your solar panels to an app. Through the app, you can view energy usage in real-time. This allows you to see how much energy you’re using/generating, as well as daily, monthly, yearly, and entire life-cycle savings.

Financial Backing

Total, the fourth largest publicly-traded energy company in the world, owns SunPower. Therefore, it has the financial backing to continue to innovate and serve customers.

Tax Credits

People who finance or buy solar units from SunPower can get tax incentives. Most companies only allow those who own systems to receive tax breaks, so this is great news for those who finance.