Stephanie Luepp Solar World

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Stephanie Luepp Solar World

  1. 1. SolarWorld VCEDA Business Outlook Conference 20111 Confidential
  2. 2. About SolarWorld 35 years of Solar Manufacturing Experience • ARCO Solar .. Siemens Solar … Shell Solar America’s Largest Solar Manufacturer (500 MW)2 Confidential
  3. 3. SolarWorld History 1970s 1980s 1990s 2009 2011• SolarWorld has a long, successful history in the U.S.: – ARCO Solar (1977), Siemens Solar (1990), Shell Solar (2001)• SolarWorld AG, Germany’s top solar company, acquired Shell Solar in 2006• U.S. headquarters and manufacturing in Hillsboro, OR• Sales and marketing hub for the Americas in Camarillo, CA3 Confidential
  4. 4. SolarWorld Products4 Confidential
  5. 5. Manufacturing sustainability  Manufacturing and sourcing comply with strict environmental standards  1st to fully recycle PV modules  Virtually all process waste is reclaimed  Minimize toxic materials in modules5 Confidential
  6. 6. Workplace sustainability  Employee programs  Public transit passes and carpool assistance  100% education reimbursement  Recycling  Cafeteria composting  Mugs and water bottles for in-office use  Recycled, sustainable office products  Paper and supplies  Cleaners6 Confidential
  7. 7. Social sustainability: Solar2World10 kW system on PIH clinic in Haiti7 Confidential
  8. 8. Why go solar? 1. Excellent investment: up to 200%+ ROI over 25 years 2. Save money by dramatically lowering utility bills 3. Protect against rising energy costs 4. Reduce your carbon footprint 5. Conserve natural resources 6. Energy independence 7. Increase your property value 8. Solar is affordable8 Confidential
  9. 9. Solar considerations for businesses Energy Consumption • Average yearly electric bill • Energy savings goal – zero out bill or reduce consumption • Other energy saving opportunities o Lighting o Windows o Insulation9 Confidential
  10. 10. Solar considerations for businesses Physical Space • Building ownership • Available space – roof, ground, parking lot • Property orientation and sunlight exposure10 Confidential
  11. 11. Solar considerations for businesses Financial payback • Total system cost • Available incentives and rebates: o 30% Federal Tax Credit o Performance-based incentive through CA Solar Initiative through SCE • Financing options o Cash payment or loan o Operating lease o Capital lease o Commercial PPA11 Confidential
  12. 12. Sample Projects Cincinnati Zoo, OH: 1.6 MW Pearl Harbor Navel Base, HI: 2.4 MW12 Confidential
  13. 13. Sample Projects Boys and Girls Club, CA: 12 kW Cass Winery, CA: 58 kW13 Confidential
  14. 14. SolarWorld VCEDA Business Outlook Conference 201114 Confidential

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