SunPower Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets solar electric power technologies. The company operates in two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment manufactures and sells solar power products, including solar panels and inverters, which convert sunlight to electricity compatible with the utility network. This segment sells solar components for use in residential and commercial applications to installers and resellers, including its third-party global dealer network. Its products are also used in multi-MWac solar power plant applications. The Systems segment sells solar power systems directly to system owners and developers. Its services include development, engineering, procurement, permitting, construction, financing options, monitoring, and maintenance. This segment principally offers PowerGuard roof system, a roof-mounted solar panel mounting system; SunPower T-10 commercial solar roof tiles, which are pre-engineered solar panels; SunPower T-5 solar roof tile system that combines solar panel, frame, and mounting system into a single pre-engineered unit; SunTile roof integrated system for residential market; ground mounted SunPower Tracker systems; and fixed tilt and SunPower Tracker systems for parking structures. Its customers include commercial and governmental entities, investors, electric utilities, independent power producers, production home builders, and homeowners worldwide. SunPower Corporation has a joint venture with AU Optronics Corp. to construct and operate a solar cell manufacturing facility in Malaysia. The company was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.