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SunPower Corp., the second-largest U.S. solar manufacturer, and Google Inc. are creating a $250 million program to finance residential solar systems.
The solar producer is committing $150 million and Google will provide $100 million, San Jose, Calif.-based SunPower said today in a statement. The program will “help make solar accessible to more families,” said Chuck Boynton, …Read More

With solar installation booming in the United States, a growing number of consumers are choosing American-made solar panels for their homes.
To date, about 13 gigawatts of solar electric capacity have been installed nationwide — enough to power over 2 million households. Simultaneously, 82 percent of people who responded to a recent solar survey said they …Read More