SunPower by EmPower Solar Offering Nation's First Fully Integrated Solar Solution to New York Homeowners with SunPower Equinox™

Delivering 70 Percent More Energy to Consumers with 70 Percent Fewer Visible Parts, Designed and Engineered by SunPower

ISLAND PARK, N.Y., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower by EmPower Solar is now offering the SunPower Equinox™ system to New York homeowners. It is the first residential solar solution in the nation in which every major component has been designed and engineered by one company to work seamlessly together, delivering unbeatable power, long-term performance and curb appeal. With a typical SunPower Equinox installation, only the solar panels and a Smart Energy management device are visible, reflecting SunPower's minimalist architectural approach at the system level.


"The SunPower Equinox system is a game changer for home solar," said Howard Wenger, SunPower president, business units. "This powerfully elegant solution produces 70 percent more energy with 70 percent fewer visible parts compared to conventional solar, and we're backing it by the best combined power and product warranty in the industry. SunPower continues to raise the innovation bar by delivering solutions that make the complex simple, reducing costs, speeding installation, and increasing satisfaction for our customers - while improving quality and aesthetics."

Key SunPower Equinox elements and homeowner benefits include:

High-efficiency SunPower solar panels
SunPower® microinverters
The low-profile, all-black SunPower InvisiMount® mounting system
SunPower's EnergyLink™ ecosystem
An industry-leading, 25-year product and power warranty
"With SunPower Equinox, we now have more than just superior solar panels to offer, as each key component of the system comes from SunPower," said David G. Schieren, CEO, SunPower by EmPower Solar. "This innovative solution is covered by the best warranty available from a single company, giving our clients peace of mind that their complete system will perform as expected over its long lifetime."

SunPower by EmPower Solar recently launched a consumer awareness campaign called "Demand Better Solar™" reminding homeowners that solar technology differs widely from brand to brand. Not all solar systems deliver the most energy, look as elegant on a roof, or are guaranteed to last as long as promised. However, with the SunPower Equinox system, U.S. homeowners can have the best solar technology available today.

For the original SunPower Equinox announcement, click here.

To learn more, visit the latest SunPower by EmPower Solar blog post titled, "What does it mean to Demand Better Solar?" at empower-solar.com/blog/demandbettersolar.

About SunPower by EmPower Solar

An award-winning solar engineering and installation company, SunPower by EmPower Solar offers high performance solar energy and storage systems for residential, commercial and non-profit customers in New York. Since 2003, the company has installed more than 1,300 solar power systems in the tri-state area, delivering significant electricity savings and a superior customer experience.

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