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UPDATE 2-SunPower to sell projects in power plant unit - CEO

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By Anet Josline Pinto and Darshana Sankararaman

Oct 28 (Reuters) - No. 2 U.S. solar panel maker SunPower Corp is looking to sell projects in its power plant business and potential buyers include Berkshire Hathaway Energy, Chief Executive Officer Thomas Werner told Reuters.

The company first plans to offer the project to 8Point3 Energy Partners LP, a joint venture between SunPower and rival First Solar Inc that went public in June.

If the deal does not go through, SunPower would directly approach other American utilities and American banks that fit the right profile of buyers, Werner said.

"Berkshire Hathaway (Energy) is one of...