Corporate Profile

8point3 Energy Partners is a YieldCo joint venture between First Solar and SunPower that maximizes a strategic approach to leverage the experience and expertise of two leaders in the solar industry to drive long term, sustainable growth for its shareholders. We expect this strategic joint venture will provide a competitive advantage through lower cost of capital, improved visibility, stronger balance sheets and attractive financing options for existing and future project sales.

Named after the average amount of time it takes light from the sun to reach the earth – 8.3 minutes, it captures the essence of the proposed company, turning the sun into energy.