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SunPower Patent Grants

Solar cell module with high electric susceptibility layer

Patent Number 9685571 - June 20, 2017

A solar cell module includes solar cells that are encased in a protective package and a high electric susceptibility layer that is placed on…

Diode and heat spreader for solar module

Patent Number 9685573 - June 20, 2017

Arrangements of diodes and heat spreaders for solar modules are described. For example, a solar module may include a backsheet with a low…

Master-slave architecture for controlling operation of photovoltaic power plants

Patent Number 9680301 - June 13, 2017

A photovoltaic power plant with master-slave control architecture. The photovoltaic power plant includes slave plant controllers, with each…

Electrical insulator casing

Patent Number 9681565 - June 13, 2017

Systems, processes, and manufactures are provided that employ a casing associated with an electrical component to provide some, most,…

Trench process and structure for backside contact solar cells with polysilicon doped regions

Patent Number 9666735 - May 30, 2017

A solar cell includes polysilicon P-type and N-type doped regions on a backside of a substrate, such as a silicon wafer. A trench structure…

SunPower Patent Applications

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…

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…

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