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SunPower Launches New Monitoring App To Manage Solar and Storage for Homeowners

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR), a main solar innovation and energy administrations supplier, today announced the new mySunPower™ app, the organization's new experience for homeowners to survey and deal with their energy age, utilization, and battery storage settings from a cell phone. The new mySunPower app for monitoring will be accessible for download for SunPower Equinox® clients on Feb. 16 on the Apple App Store and Google Play and will be accessible to the entirety of SunPower's 285,000 monitoring clients by spring 2021.

Intended to coordinate consistently with SunPower's current property holder stage, the mySunPower app makes it conceivable to streamline energy use, set aside cash, and become less subject to conventional energy suppliers despite intentional power outages, cataclysmic events, and the effects of environmental change.

SunPower has completely rethought the monitoring experience for homeowners. Launch features include:
Storage system controls: mySunPower users can control their battery settings from the palm of their hand. Homeowners can set their battery to minimize energy costs, lower their carbon footprint, or preserve maximum resilience in the event of unforeseen power outages.
Live power flow: With live data, Equinox customers with production meters can view the immediate impact of their energy choices, including the effects of changing weather conditions, adjustments in battery settings, or even the use of small appliances such as a microwave in real time.
In-app alerts: New notification features alert homeowners to important changes to their system status, connectivity, and weather conditions. Additional app features expected to be released later in 2021 include alerts for homeowners to prepare for rolling blackouts and other disruptions.

A TIPPING POINT FOR SOLAR AND STORAGE

As per information from Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), in excess of 25 percent of on location solar frameworks will be combined with storage by 2025. The new mySunPower app will decrease the expectation to absorb information for clients receiving solar and storage through a totally patched up interface, significant experiences dependent on continuous information, and live in-app refreshes on the framework's status and network. This client centered advancement will help encourage the appropriation of solar and storage frameworks, for example, SunPower's SunVault™ storage, changing North America's circulated energy matrix.

"The launch of the new mySunPower app represents a major step forward for solar and storage customers," said Jake Wachman, vice president of software product and engineering. "By combining system monitoring and control in a single, easy-to-use mobile application, SunPower is changing how homeowners interact with renewable energy technology. The new mySunPower app establishes solar and storage systems firmly in the growing smart home ecosystem."

The app will integrate seamlessly with the mySunPower web portal, offering consumers one experience from purchase and installation to monitoring.

About SunPower

Headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) is a leading Distributed Generation Storage and Energy Services provider in North America. SunPower offers the only solar + storage solution designed and warranted by one company that gives customers control over electricity consumption and resiliency during power outages while providing cost savings to homeowners, businesses, governments, schools and utilities.

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