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Solar Power Partners

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  2. 2. [introduction] we’re renewable energy experts dedicated to helping you embrace solar energy without capital cost or hassle Large-scale Solar Development Experts Some of our Clients With over 40 successful systems in operation financed with solar Power Purchase Agreements, we’re comfortable with almost every type of commercial PV system Caltech and site. UC San Diego One of the Top Three PPA Providers in the United States BT (British Telecom) Ranked by an independent third party report as one of the top three solar PPA Fresno Intl Airport providers in the country, we’re proud of our quality. We provide transparent system modeling and price projections based on today’s figures, not forecasts. We’ll never Arizona State inflate or overstate equipment performance or site analyses. University CAL ISO Backed by Leading Energy Investors County of Ventura We’re backed by a global expert in energy finance and leading investor in private power projects and companies. This partnership ensures our short and long term Marshall Medical execution capabilities. West County Wastewater District Experienced Solar Owners and Managers Point Loma We’re prepared to take on a variety of sites, technology, and deployment—and ready for challenges. Our team consists of specialists in engineering, construction, Nazarene University tax equity relations, government affairs, financial modeling, and long term opera- tions. Placer County Detention Center Fresno International Airport, 2.4 MW
  3. 3. [what we do] Project Analysis Solar Power Purchase We oversee design and engineering to ensure that our quality standards are being met during the pre Agreements A solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) construction stage. is a long-term contract to buy solar- generated electricity at a predetermined price. Using our own source of funds, we Design and Engineering build a solar energy facility on a custom- We oversee design and engineering to ensure that er’s site, and own, operate, and maintain our quality standards are being met during the pre the facility for the life of the agreement. construction stage. Benefits of a solar PPA include: Construction Management We provide construction oversight on all jobs to No upfront costs ensure that construction and material meet our pre- We secure the capital to develop the defined specifications. solar facility, freeing the host’s capital for use in its core business. There is no capital required by the host customer. Operations and Management Our Asset Management Services team continually monitors and maintains the solar facilities to ensure Stable energy rates that they are optimized for maximum solar produc- A solar PPA is a long-term energy con- tion. tract with defined pricing for every kWh you consume. Predictable forward pric- ing can act as a hedge against unknown rising electric utility rates. No operational risk We continually optimize and maintain the solar system for the term of the PPA—host customers pay only for the power generated. “ Withou Without the solar Power Purchase Agreement, our cost to deploy would have been more challenging. Our ratepay- ers win as we now have contractual stability over win, much of our energy costs for years to come. The workin relationship between our staff and Solar Power working Partne was extremely well tuned. Partners EJ Shala Shalaby, ” General Manager West County Wastewater District Co
  4. 4. who we are Bob Powell President and Chief Executive Officer Bob is an energy industry veteran, having served as CFO at Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s utility, where he completed long and short-term financings in addition to executing power purchase con- tracts in the solar, wind, and biomass sectors. Before that, he was a Partner in PricewaterhouseCoo- pers LLP’s national energy practice, and a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP’s worldwide energy and communications practice. He holds engineering undergraduate degree and a management graduate degree, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Phil Henson Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Phil has over 20 years of experience in energy and natural resources finance. He previously was the co-head of the Power and Utilities Group of XL Capital Assurance, Inc. (XLCA) He’s held management roles with ING, UBS, and holds graduate degrees from Georgetown University and Chicago Graduate School of Business. Hugh Kuhn Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Hugh is an early-industry leader with more than 25 years of business and engineering experience. He held positions with Hewlett-Packard and Pacific Gas & Electric Company, where he developed energy conservation, load shifting, and cogeneration strategies for commercial and industrial customers. Hugh holds a BS in Environmental Earth Sciences from Stanford University and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University. Todd Michaels Senior Vice President, Project Development and Marketing Todd is responsible for SPP’s track history of completed projects. He spent several years with AT&T Communications, SBC Communications, and BBN Planet/GTE Network Services, bridging the gap between the lab, market, and end user. He is active in The Solar Alliance, CALSEIA, BOMA International, US Green Building Council, and the Construction Specification Institute (CSI). Todd holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Indiana University (cum laude). Shakil Rahman Senior Vice President and General Counsel Shakil has over twenty years as both in-house and external counsel, specializing in project finance and energy. He was a Principal and General Counsel of Sapphire Power Partners, where he pro- vided project development, regulatory, and legal consulting services to owners as well as devel- oping photovoltaic utility scale projects, and VP and General Counsel for Delta Power Company. He practiced as an attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, and expatriate legal counsel for Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Ltd. He holds an AB in English from Cornell University, and a JD from State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law.
  5. 5. [what we’ve done] 45 total projects in operation The combined estimated annual production from all systems is “ Solar Power Partners made the process of incorporat- equivalent to removing the following emissions: ing solar energy at Marshall Medical easy. We hope that 16,985 metric tons of carbon dioxide our project encourages other healthcare facilities to en- gage in obtaining renewable energy. It’s a win for every- 2,207 homes' electricity use per year one: our organization, our patients, and the community. 1,910,574 gallons of gas James Whipple CEO, Marshall Medical Center ” Calculations are according to the US Environmental Protection Agency ( Schools and Universities Water Districts UC San Diego 1.2 MW West County Wastewater District 1.014 MW Caltech 238.68 kW Valley Center Water District 1.1 MW Point Loma Nazarene University 488 kW Lagunitas School District 57 kW Redwood Valley Water District 99.2 kW York School 37 kW Water district in Concord, CA 566 kW Westover School 158.6 kW (under construction) Grant Elementary 202.50 KW Sanitation agency in Alameda, CA 468 kW Arizona State University 6.3 MW (under construction) (under construction)
  6. 6. Corporations Hospitals and Healthcare West (British Telecom) 601 kW 1.014 MW BT County Wastewater District Marshall Medical 668.80 kW Valley Center Water District 1.1 MW Major national grocery chain 18 sites, 3.8 MW total St. Mary Medical Center 230 kW RedwoodPharmaceuticals 967.68 kW Roche Valley Water District 99.2 kW Molokai General Hospital 105.84 kW Water district in Concord, CA 566 kW International electronics manufacturer, 498 kW (under (under construction) construction) Sanitation agency inmanufacturer,468 kW (under con- International food Alameda, CA 3.2 MW (under construction) struction) Airports and Municipalities Agriculture Fresno Yosemite International Airport 2.4 MW total Abbey Ranch 59.40 MW County of Ventura 492 kW Borges of California 269.78 kW Maui Economic Development Board 65 kW Placer County Detention Center 400 kW
  7. 7. Why SPP? SPP offers a different approach to providing solar energy by cultivating long-term partnerships. We’re a solid company with strong corporate and project investors who ensure our short term execution capability and long term viability. No other company of our size offers our comprehensive ser- vices, including site assessment, financial modeling, oversight of design, engineer- ing, and construction, project financing, and long-term asset management. Contact us for a free assessment to find out if a solar PPA is right for you. Solar Power Partners 100 Shoreline Highway Suite 210B Mill Valley, CA 94941 415.389.8981