SunPower plans to acquire 100 percent of SolarWorld Americas

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On April 18, 2018, SunPower announced its plan to acquire panel manufacturer SolarWorld Americas. According to the companies’ announcement, SunPower plans to invest in factory improvements and increased working capital into the SolarWorld Americas manufacturing site located in Hillsboro, Ore. The company expects to implement high-efficiency Performance Series (P-Series) front contact solar panel  manufacturing technology, in addition to continuing to produce and ship SolarWorld Americas’ legacy products.  The agreement is subject to necessary U.S. and German regulatory approvals and other closing conditions.  The deal is expected to close in the next several months.

As more information becomes available Energy Trust will provide updates. In the meantime, all questions about warranties should be directed to SolarWorld customer support 503.844.3414 or