Bob Powell | Solar Jobs Census Briefing


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Bob Powell, President of SunEdison North America, shares his perspectives on public policy impacts for the industry on 2/11/2014.

Materials generously provided by SunEdison and the Energy and Environmental Study Institute.

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Bob Powell | Solar Jobs Census Briefing

  1. 1. Bob Powell President, SunEdison North America
  2. 2. SunEdison Company Highlights SunEdison is a Global Leader in Solar Energy and Semiconductor Products KEY MILESTONES  Formed in 1959 1959 Monsanto Electronic Material Company formed  Listed on NYSE (SUNE), Member of Fortune 1000 1962 CZ silicon crystal process developed  6,000+ employees in 25 global locations 1975 First commercial production of 100mm wafers 1995 MEMC I.P.O. on the NYSE 2003 SunEdison signs first solar PPA (Power Purchase Agreement)  In Business on 6 Continents  1.1 GW of PV interconnected worldwide  3.1 GW of projects in pipeline 2006 Announced entry into solar wafer market on a large scale 2009 MEMC acquires leading solar project developer SunEdison 2010 Acquired Solaicx and Continuous Czochralski (CCZ) technology 2010 SunEdison builds largest PV plant in Europe (70 MW) 2011 MEMC announces solar cell and module partnerships 2013 MEMC changes name to SUNEDISON P. 2 | MEMC/SunEdison Confidential
  3. 3. Diversified Business Segments  Large scale ground    mount projects Distributed generation for Utilities Development, engineering, construction and O&M services Construction and longterm financing Premium guarantees Residential & Small Systems Commercial Rooftops Utility Scale  Some ≈100 kW – 1 MW  Commercial and   Industrial Rooftops Systems Integrators for PV Rooftops owned by building owners, funds PPA programs for different hosts: commercial, industrial, public sector P. 3 | MEMC/SunEdison Confidential  Below ≈100 kW  Residential and Small   Commercial Based on a Certified Installers Program Premium customer services: training, logistic, financing, software, after-sales
  4. 4. Broad experience throughout the US Business Offices Manufacturing Facilities P. 4 | MEMC/SunEdison Confidential
  5. 5. Strong Pipeline in the US 3.1GW of PV Pipeline* 1.1GW in Backlog Pipeline by Geography Emerging Markets 21% Emerging 19% EMEA 21% Canada 15% US 44% EMEA & LA 24% Canada 11% USA 45% Information as of prior earnings release November 2013 Pipeline: A project with a signed or awarded PPA or other energy off-take agreement or has achieved each of the following three items: site control, an identified interconnection point with interconnection cost estimate, and executed energy off-take agreement or the determination that there is a reasonable likelihood that an energy off-take agreement will be signed. Backlog: A project with an executed PPA or other energy off-take agreement, such as a FiT. P. 5 | MEMC/SunEdison Confidential
  6. 6. Key Policies State Policies Federal Policies  Change the ITC “commence    construction” rules in an Extenders Bill to deploy more solar Post-2017, allow optionality of using either the ITC or PTC and a robust MACRs policy Encourage armed services to adopt more long-term PPAs to reach renewable energy goals of 25% by 2025 Encourage free trade and impose no new import tariffs  Smart rate design that   encourages energy efficiency and solar Fair Net Energy Metering policies that credit solar’s value to the grid Smooth grid interconnection policies that allow projects to move forward on time and help create a 21st century grid P. 6 | MEMC/SunEdison Confidential