SunPower Profile

SunPower Patent Grants

Hierarchical fault prediction, detection and localization in PV systems with distributed electronics

Patent Number 9547033 - January 17, 2017

A method of detecting faults in a solar power system includes monitoring at least one operating parameter including outputs from a solar…

Solar cell having doped semiconductor heterojunction contacts

Patent Number 9548409 - January 17, 2017

A silicon solar cell has doped amorphous silicon contacts formed on a tunnel silicon oxide layer on a surface of a silicon substrate. High…

Solar power generation assembly and method for providing same

Patent Number 9548695 - January 17, 2017

The present invention relates to a solar power generation assembly and method for providing same involving an array of solar generating…

Mechanically deformed metal particles

Patent Number 9536632 - January 3, 2017

A solar cell can include a substrate and a semiconductor region disposed in or above the substrate. The solar cell can also include a…

Method of fabricating a solar cell with a tunnel dielectric layer

Patent Number 9537030 - January 3, 2017

Methods of fabricating solar cells with tunnel dielectric layers are described. Solar cells with tunnel dielectric layers are also described.

SunPower Patent Applications

MODULE ASSEMBLY FOR THIN SOLAR CELLS

Application Number 20170012152 - January 12, 2017

Solar cells are packaged by placing the solar cells between sheets of encapsulants. The encapsulants are exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light to…

SNUBBER CIRCUIT, POWER CONVERTER AND METHODS OF OPERATING THE SAME

Application Number 20160380425 - December 29, 2016

A snubber circuit for use with a power converter having an input inductor coupled to a winding of a transformer, and method of operating the…

HIERARCHICAL CONTROL OF A PLURALITY OF POWER SUBSYSTEMS AND METHOD OF OPERATING THE SAME

Application Number 20160380434 - December 29, 2016

An apparatus formed with a plurality of power subsystems, and method of operating the same. In one embodiment, the apparatus is formed with…

PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS WITH LOCAL MAXIMUM POWER POINT TRACKING PREVENTION AND METHODS FOR OPERATING SAME

Application Number 20160365733 - December 15, 2016

A photovoltaic system includes solar cells and an inverter configured to convert direct current generated by the solar cells to alternating…

TESTING OF MODULE INTEGRATED ELECTRONICS USING POWER REVERSAL

Application Number 20160359454 - December 8, 2016

A method for testing a photovoltaic (PV) module includes applying a test sequence to the integrated power converter, reversing the integrated…

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

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)…

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California Northern District Court - December 13, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING CASE SCHEDULE AND TEMPORARY STAY OF ACTION. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 12/13/16. (cl, COURT STAFF)…

In Re SunPower Corporation Shareholder Derivative Litigation

California Northern District Court - November 15, 2016

STIPULATION AND ORDER (14 in 3:16-cv-05381-RS), (15 in 3:16-cv-05988-RS), (11 in 3:16-cv-05312-RS) REGARDING CONSOLIDATION OF RELATED ACTIONS…

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