SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Vista Solar, a Santa Clara-based solar installer and SunPower Commercial Dealer, today announced it has received the SunPower “Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year” award for its outstanding sales performance as a SunPower dealer in 2013.

“Vista Solar is honored to receive the 2013 ‘Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year’ award from SunPower for our success delivering the world’s highest efficiency solar systems and superior customer service to business owners,” said Jaymes Callinan, vice president of Vista Solar. “Partnering with SunPower, a leading solar technology and global energy services provider, allows us to offer our customers reliable solar energy and electricity savings over the life of their systems.”

The “Commercial Regional Top Producer of the Year” award honors the SunPower commercial dealer that has the highest shipment volume in their region of the United States. The SunPower dealer network includes more than 1,800 dealers worldwide, with approximately 400 located in the U.S.

“We congratulate Vista Solar for their extraordinary sales performance in 2013,” said Howard Wenger, SunPower president, regions. “As a SunPower Commercial Dealer, they have demonstrated a level of quality and commitment to excellence exceeding our expectations, and we look forward to their continued success in 2014.”

In 2013, Vista Solar installed the largest privately owned commercial solar power system in Fremont, Calif. The 920-kilowatt rooftop installation features the Sun Power E Series solar panels with an efficiency of 20 percent. Using such high-efficiency panels allowed the building owner to maximize underutilized roof space by installing solar, and see electricity savings of nearly $250,000 in the first year. The system is expected to generate savings of more than $7,000,000 over its 25-year lifetime.

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About Vista Solar Inc.

Vista Solar is an award-winning solar design and installation firm serving the commercial and agricultural markets throughoutCalifornia. Vista Solar offers $0-down financing solutions that allow non-profit organizations and businesses to save money on their utility bills without any capital outlay. Vista Solar is driven by the fundamental principle that the job isn’t complete until each customer is reference-able.