Oct 04, 2022
It’s not a controversial thing to say at all. But as we transition to a cleaner, greener global economy, the fact that we must engage in complex manufacturing processes to convert quartz mined from the ground into the purified solar-grade silicon sitting on roofs around the world presents us with a difficult question. How can we ensure that the energy-intensive process of manufacturing solar panels is as clean as possible?
Oct 04, 2022
Since the world first began to confront the realities of climate change, our relationship with energy has been rapidly shifting. A growing focus on the climate and cost-of-living crisis, coupled with the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and increasing supply chain pressures, has highlighted the fragility of centralized, fossil-based energy sources. Around the world, freedom from these traditional energy sources is top-of-mind, and as energy costs continue to climb, people are looking for alternatives that provide financial savings, energy security, and climate stability.
Aug 10, 2021
Maxeon has always taken a strong position on protecting human rights and confirms that all of its suppliers are in compliance with relevant laws and industry best practices. Maxeon reaffirmed its commitment to manufacture products as clean as the energy they produce in our inaugural Sustainability Report, published in June 2021. 
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Jun 29, 2021
A Year of Firsts The year 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the most challenging of modern times. As the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll around the world, record droughts, wildfires and unprecedented storms continued to rage, reminding us that climate change is still a clear and
Solar Mini-Grids Empower Rural Villages in Myanmar
Oct 15, 2020
With the crank of a wrench and a puff of black smoke from his diesel-fueled generator, U Htike Tan Thu would bring the village of Kan Byin in Myanmar to life each evening. For just a few short hours, his community counted on him to deliver much-needed electricity to light their homes, cook their
More Sustainable by Design
Sep 15, 2020
Inside Solar’s Only Landfill-Free Panel Factory Even solar panels create waste during their manufacturing process. Where and how that waste is directed can tell you a lot about the manufacturer. After all, this decision affects how efficiently our society uses the materials it extracts.
Connecting Communities in a Global Health Crisis
Aug 19, 2020
Loon delivers 4G communications to rural populations in Kenya The need for communication is never more critical than in a global health crisis. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep millions of people apart, an innovative technology will soon bring information, resources and communication
Light for the World: Tiny solar lanterns bring hope and light to millions
Jul 21, 2020
For 1.3 billion people around the world, reliable electricity is a luxury. Kerosene lamps are the main source of light for a household, but kerosene fumes are harmful to inhale and especially toxic for women and children.  Nokero Solar  has a solution that is already improving millions of lives in
Designing Sustainability Powerhouses
Jun 23, 2020
Global greenhouse gas emissions set a new record in 2019 for the third consecutive year. 1  A new movement in building design, incorporating energy-positive principles and on-site solar energy, seeks to help reverse that trend. Buildings account for one-third of global energy consumption and a
Good News for the Earth
May 19, 2020
Striving for Panels as Clean as the Energy they Produce SunPower solar panels installed on homes, businesses and in power plants have to date generated enough clean energy to offset the equivalent carbon emissions of approximately 14 million cars driven for a year.
Quenching the Thirst for a Better Life
Dec 30, 2019
Water Mission Saves Lives with Clean Water and Sunshine What would you do if tens of thousands of people turned to you for help? What if their lives depended on you, right now? And what if the decisions you made today would affect their families and communities for decades to come?