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SunPower Patent Grants

Islanded operation of distributed power sources

Patent Number 9660451 - May 23, 2017

A method for synchronizing distributed generation power sources during an islanding event may include synchronizing a first one of the…

Solar cell stringer calibrator

Patent Number 9660575 - May 23, 2017

A solar cell stringer calibrator has been disclosed. In an example, a method includes loading a base having pressure sensors into a solar cell…

Contacts for solar cells formed by directing a laser beam with a particular shape on a metal foil over a dielectric region

Patent Number 9653638 - May 16, 2017

A method of fabricating a solar cell is disclosed. The method can include forming a dielectric region on a surface of a solar cell structure…

Multi-stage power inverter

Patent Number 9647574 - May 9, 2017

An inverter for converting an input direct current (DC) waveform from a DC source to an output alternating current (AC) waveform for delivery…

Methods and structures for improving the structural integrity of solar cells

Patent Number 9640676 - May 2, 2017

A method for manufacturing solar cells is disclosed. The method includes forming an insulating material in a printable suspension along the at…

SunPower Patent Applications

AUTOMATED PHOTOVOLTAIC GEOSPATIAL LOCATION

Application Number 20170115119 - April 27, 2017

Location functionality to determine the geospatial location of a PV module is described. This functionality may be performed at the PV module…

PHOTOVOLTAIC MANAGEMENT AND MODULE-LEVEL POWER ELECTRONICS

Application Number 20170104447 - April 13, 2017

A photovoltaic (PV) system includes module-level power electronic (MLPE) devices that produce energy. The PV system includes a gateway to…

COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ADAPTABLE TO POWER LINE COMMUNICATIONS

Application Number 20170085288 - March 23, 2017

A communication system and method of operating the same that includes, in one embodiment, a transmit filter including a transmit filter…

PATTERNED THIN FOIL

Application Number 20170069777 - March 9, 2017

An adhesive may be applied to a surface of a reusable carrier. Metal foil may be attached to the adhesive to couple the metal foil to the…

Communication Within A Power Inverter Using Transformer Voltage Frequency

Application Number 20170070156 - March 9, 2017

Communicating across a power transformer is provided. Processes can include outputting a cyclical voltage at an alternating frequency across a…

SunPower Federal Litigation Filings

Salyers et al v. Badalamente et al There are opinions or orders for this case

California Northern District Court - December 14, 2016

Parabolic Solar Technologies, LLC v. Sunpower Corporation

Delaware District Court - November 2, 2016

Brenner v. Werner et al There are opinions or orders for this case

California Northern District Court - October 17, 2016

SolarCity Corporation v. SunPower Corporation et al

California Northern District Court - September 27, 2016

Moscone v. Clement et al There are opinions or orders for this case

California Northern District Court - September 20, 2016

SunPower Federal District Court Decisions

SolarCity Corporation v. SunPower Corporation et al

California Northern District Court - May 4, 2017

Order by Hon. Lucy H. Koh Granting 51 Partial Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice.(lhklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/4/2017)

In Re Sunpower Corporation Securities Litigation

California Northern District Court - February 23, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER RE 56 CONTINUING DATE FOR FILING OF CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT AND MODIFYING BRIEFING SCHEDULE. Signed by Judge Richard…

In Re Sunpower Corporation Securities Litigation

California Northern District Court - January 13, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER RE 53 (1) ESTABLISHING MASTER CASE FILE; (2) SETTING DATE FOR FILING OF CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT AND BRIEFING SCHEDULE;…

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California Northern District Court - January 13, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER Regarding Continuance of Case Management Conference. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 1/13/17. (cl, COURT STAFF)…

Patel v. SunPower Corporation et al

California Northern District Court - January 13, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER (1) ESTABLISHING MASTER CASE FILE; (2) SETTING DATE FOR FILING OF CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT AND BRIEFING SCHEDULE; AND (3)…

SunPower State Court Decisions

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California California Northern District Court - December 27, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO CONSIDER WHETHER CASES SHOULD BE RELATED. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/27/16. (cl, COURT…

Bristow v. SunPower Corporation et al

California California Northern District Court - November 9, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER GRANTING ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO RELATE CASES. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 11/9/16. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on…

Patel v. SunPower Corporation et al

California California Northern District Court - October 14, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER granting motion to relate cases 16-04710 RS, 16-04915 WHO, 16-05312 NC, 16-05381 NC. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on…

Bristow v. SunPower Corporation et al

California California Northern District Court - October 14, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO RELATE CASES 16-04710 RS, 16-04915 WHO, 16-05312 NC, 16-05381 NC. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on…

SunPower Corp. v. United States

United States U.S. Court of International Trade - June 8, 2016

SunPower Federal Appellate Court Decisions

SunPower Corp. v. United States

U.S. Court of International Trade - June 8, 2016

SunPower Corp. v. United States

U.S. Court of International Trade - December 30, 2015