Movers and shakers in solar are reestablishing their presence in an industry that’s seen some turmoil in recent years. Our animated video overviews San Jose-based SunPower and San Mateo-based SolarCity.
Silicon Valley and Hong Kong share similarities as business centers. The chairman of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation talked about business in the regions during a Bay Area trip.
Solar companies, like San Jose, Calif.-based SunPower Corp., are tapping into new consumer markets by offering creative financing options that allow customers to lease solar panel systems for their homes.
When SolarCity bought investment platform Common Assets, some analysts began to wonder: why would a solar installation company with investors like Draper Fisher Jurvetson turn to crowdfunding?
The San Mateo-based solar installation company on Monday announced its plans to review its fiscal earnings, beginning with the first quarter of 2012, after an auditing error was discovered this past week.
The San Jose-based firm’s Chief Executive Officer and President Tom Werner cited sustained demand across diverse sectors as a key factor in SunPower’s strong Q4 report.
With 700 bicycles at stations spread from San Francisco to San Jose, a new program aims to prove that bike sharing can be popular in the suburbs as well as on city streets.
Take 50 Stanford University engineering students, give them $250,000 and two years, and what do you get? An affordable net-zero energy house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon.
Challenges of cost and scale make businesses less likely to jump on board California’s push for solar energy.