SunPower finalizes sale of 13 MW Solare Roma Power Plant

San Jose, Calif., January 4, 2011 — SunPower Corp. completed the sale of its 13 MW Solare Roma solar power plant to Allianz Renewable Energy Partners IV Ltd., a unit of Allianz SE on December 30, 2010.

SunPower designed and built the solar power plant and will provide ongoing operations and maintenance services for the new owner.

"The finalized sale of the Solare Roma power plant, along with our recently announced Montalto di Castro 44-MW solar park, completes our 2010 plan to develop, construct and monetize 85-MW of projects in Italy," said Dennis Arriola, SunPower chief financial officer. "We're pleased with our accomplishments this year and are well positioned to continue our success in 2011."

The 13-MW Solare Roma power plant is located in the municipality of Anguillara, Province of Rome, Lazio region, Italy.

The capacity of power plants in this release is described in approximate megawatts on an alternating current (AC) basis unless otherwise noted. The Solare Roma power plant is about 15-MW in total direct current (DC) and the Montalto di Castro solar parks total about 85-MW in total DC.

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