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Spark Energy, Inc. Offering SunPower Solar Systems to Customers
New Relationship Expands Retail Energy Provider's Focus on Green Energy

SAN JOSE, Calif. and HOUSTON, Nov. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPKE), a retail energy provider, and SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement to offer SunPower® solar technology to Spark Energy's new and existing customers in California and New York. After an initial pilot in those regions, the two companies may expand the offering to other areas of the U.S. as well.

"When considering a solar power system for your roof, it's important to know that not all solar panels are created equal. SunPower solar panels are the most efficient on the market today, generating up to 41 percent more power than conventional solar panels," said Howard Wenger, SunPower president, business units. "We're pleased to partner with Spark Energy and applaud the company's efforts to make solar accessible to more American families."

"We understand people are looking for renewable energy solutions," said Spark Energy President & CEO Nathan Kroeker. "Through the first half of this year, 60 percent of our energy sales have been green energy products, and we're excited that our new relationship with SunPower provides another renewable energy option to our customers."

This co-marketing arrangement continues a focus on green and renewable energy solutions for Spark Energy. Within the past year, the Houston-based retail energy provider has also introduced a carbon-neutral natural gas product and expanded its 100 percent renewable electricity offerings.

SunPower is a leading global manufacturer of residential solar power systems. Through the company's U.S. network of approximately 400 dealers, it offers a range of solar power system financing options, including purchase, lease or loans, enabling customers to make the choice that best fits their budget.

About Spark Energy, Inc.
Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPKE) is an established and growing independent retail energy services company founded in 1999 that provides residential and commercial customers in competitive markets across the United States with an alternative choice for their natural gas and electricity. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Spark Energy currently operates in 16 states and serves 46 utility territories. Spark Energy offers its customers a variety of product and service choices, including stable and predictable energy costs, green products, and potential cost savings. For more information, visit www.sparkenergy.com.

About SunPower Corp.
SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) designs, manufactures and delivers the highest efficiency, highest reliability solar panels and systems available today. Residential, business, government and utility customers rely on the company's quarter century of experience and guaranteed performance to provide maximum return on investment throughout the life of the solar system. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., SunPower has offices in North America, Europe, Australia, Africa and Asia. For more information, visit www.sunpower.com.

SOURCE SunPower Corp.

For further information: SunPower Corp., Ingrid Ekstrom, 510-260-8368, iekstrom@sunpower.com, Spark Energy, Media: Jenn Korell, 281-833-4151, Investors: Andy Davis, 832-200-3727