SunPower Announces Electric Vehicles Partnership With Ford

Ford is announcing that it is teaming with an established solar provider, SunPower, to sell a solar energy system through Ford dealers in conjunction with the Focus electric car sedan that goes on sale later this year.

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), will unveil their new partnership that will bring consumers the latest innovation in electric vehicles and the opportunity to charge them exclusively with solar power.

The event is being held at the historic former Ford Assembly Plant in Richmond, Calif.
WHO: SunPower Corp. and Ford Motor Company
Tom Werner, CEO, SunPower Corp.
Mike Tinskey, Director of Global Electrification Infrastructure, Ford

WHEN: Wednesday, August 10, 2011
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. PT

WHERE: Craneway Pavilion
1414 Harbour Way South
Richmond, CA 94804

SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) designs, manufactures and delivers the highest efficiency, highest reliability solar panels and systems available today. Residential, business, government and utility customers rely on the company’s quarter century of experience and guaranteed performance to provide maximum return on investment throughout the life of the solar system. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., SunPower has offices in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia.