SunPower in Advanced Talks for sale of Commercial Business

Dec 29, 2021 12:27 PM ET
  • Solar and also storage space firm moves focus towards household
  • Company looking for to settle conversations as soon as very early 2022

SunPower Corp. is in sophisticated conversations to market its business- and also industrial-solutions business as it rotates toward expanding its property and also light-commercial procedures.

The solar and power-storage firm stated earlier this year that it was exploring calculated alternatives for its CIS business so the unit might better concentrate on neighborhood solar as well as front-of-meter storage. The business is seeking to complete discussions as early as the very first quarter of 2022, according to a news release Tuesday morning.

Jeffrey Osborne, an expert at Cowen & Co., estimated the device can cost between $100 million and also $200 million.

Raymond James & Associates expert Pavel Molchanov approximated the system can bring $200 million and also claimed possible purchasers could consist of solar designers that concentrate on business systems-- consisting of Altus Power, Nautilus Solar Energy as well as Strata Clean Energy-- or worldwide clean-energy titans such as Electricite de France and also Engie SA.

"It will not be tough to locate a purchaser," Molchanov claimed.

SunPower shares fell 2% at 11:35 a.m. in New york city.

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