On Tuesday, Sun Power Corporation (SWPR) and AT&T Inc. have entered into an agreement that helps in bringing the (IoT) Internet of Things technology to Sun Power Equinox – SunPower energy solution. They have also signed in an agreement to collaborate on co marketing efforts to offer SunPower Home Solar System to qualified AT&T customers this summer.
SunPower Equinox system was recently released by SunPower to homeowners in US. SunPower believes that its SunPower energy solution will deliver over 70 percent more energy over 25 years with 70 percent fewer visible parts compared to conventional solar. With the intention of providing reliable access to system performance through AT&T’s IoT capabilities SunPower and AT&T is expected to wirelessly connect at least 1,00,000 solar electric systems in the US over the next two years.
This technology collaboration aims in reducing the homeowner visits by allowing SunPower to wirelessly support solar power system as needed.
In a statement given by Mike Troiano, Vice President, Internet of Things, AT&T, he mentioned that “Our IoT solutions helps customer remotely monitor cargos, homes, vehicles, containers and also solar panels.” He also said that they are thrilled because SunPower chose them to give the near real-time insights into how their solar energy solutions are performing for their customers and the tools to help them manage remotely.
“Through this IoT collaboration and innovative marketing with AT&T, we are making solar even more mainstream”said Howard Wenger, SunPower President, Business Units.” The SunPower Equinox system is already a game changer for home solar, offering our customers unbeatable power, long term performance and curb appeal. Now by incorporating AT&T IoT technology into SunPower’s solar energy solutions, we are enabling a future of solar energy management that is reliable, simple and cost effective.
SunPower is one of the world’s best innovative and sustainable energy companies head quartered in Silicon Valley providing complete solar solutions and services to its diverse customers. It provides, designs and manufactures high performance solar electric systems for residential and commercial customers with more than 30 years of proven experience.