SunPower Corp. has launched the SunPower Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on empowering, inspiring and motivating a new generation of solar leaders in communities around the world. It is the first organization of its kind entirely funded by a major solar company, according to SunPower.
As its first initiative, the SunPower Foundation partnered with the 100 People Foundation to create 100 People Under the Sun, a program that provides classroom lesson plans to guide students in identifying energy use and investigating solar energy usage.
A series of 12 videos, available on the Internet, was also developed as part of the program. To date, 140 schools in 39 countries are participating, and the videos have been downloaded for viewing approximately 11,000 times.
SOURCE: SunPower Corp.