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SunPower Patent Grants

Locating connectors and methods for mounting solar hardware

Patent Number 9746655 - August 29, 2017

A solar concentrator assembly can include mirror assemblies that are connected to pivotable frames with locating connections. The locating…

Enclosure having reconfigurable wiring compartments

Patent Number 9750145 - August 29, 2017

Enclosures having reconfigurable compartments for routing wiring used to monitor photovoltaic system output are described. In an example, an…

Device and method for electrically decoupling a solar module from a solar system

Patent Number 9742190 - August 22, 2017

Devices and methods for electrically decoupling a solar module from a solar system are described. In one embodiment, a solar system includes a…

Apparatuses to support photovoltaic modules

Patent Number 9743501 - August 22, 2017

Methods and apparatuses to support photovoltaic (“PV”) modules are described. A saddle bracket has a mounting surface to support one or…

Thermal management

Patent Number 9735300 - August 15, 2017

A solar energy receiver can include a heat sink configured to cool or otherwise dissipate heat. The heat sink can include a plurality of fin…

SunPower Patent Applications

PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL AND LAMINATE METALLIZATION

Application Number 20170250297 - August 31, 2017

A photovoltaic laminate is disclosed. Embodiments include placing a first encapsulant on a substantially transparent layer that includes a…

Solar Tracker System

Application Number 20170187192 - June 29, 2017

Solar tracker systems having several rows of photovoltaic strings individually actuated by respective tracker control systems, are described.…

ETCHING OF SOLAR CELL MATERIALS

Application Number 20170162728 - June 8, 2017

A solar cell is fabricated by etching one or more of its layers without substantially etching another layer of the solar cell. In one…

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…

SunPower Federal Litigation Filings

Morris v. SunPower Corp. et al

California Northern District Court - August 4, 2017

Mirion Technologies (Canberra), Inc. v. Sunpower, Inc.

Ohio Southern District Court - July 31, 2017

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

SunPower Federal District Court Decisions

In Re Sunpower Corporation Securities Litigation

California Northern District Court - August 28, 2017

STIPULATION AND ORDER RE 83 Scheduling. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 8/28/17. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/28/2017)

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)…

SunPower State Court Decisions

SunPower Corporation v. United States

United States US Court of International Trade - July 21, 2017

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 Federal Appellate Court Decisions

SunPower Corporation v. United States

US Court of International Trade - July 21, 2017

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