SunPower® wins a world first for its sustainable manufacturing processes
Date Posted:29 June 2015
The US renewable energy company is the first and only company in the world to win a Cradle-to-Cradle (C2C) silver certificate for its solar panels – one of the strictest sustainability standards in existence. The certificate means SunPower Corporation has met rigorous environmental benchmarks covering every stage of a solar panel’s life. Solar 4 RVs own brand of flexible solar panels and the Solbian SP series both contain SunPower® cells. SunPower’s largest solar panel assembly site in Mexico, is its first to achieve zero waste to landfill. It lowered its waste disposal costs by over 50% in the first year, cut water consumption by over 50% and 44% of its energy comes from renewable sources.