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sPower CEO Ryan Creamer Appointed to SEIA Board of Directors
Energy Sector Veteran, Ryan Creamer, Joins SEIA Board to Shape Solar Industry Advocacy and Policymaking

sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced that its CEO, Ryan Creamer, has joined the board of directors for Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Creamer has more than 20 years’ experience successfully pioneering the energy sector.

"We appreciate Mr. Creamer’s willingness to serve as a director and look forward to benefitting from his extraordinary industry expertise," said SEIA president and CEO Rhone Resch. "sPower’s commitment to providing economically and environmentally responsible clean energy aligns seamlessly with SEIA’s mission and vision."

“Our industry is reaching a critical stage where major changes are about to take place. We need to come together and develop a path forward that helps make this nation energy independent. The day will come when we won’t have tax credits to drive solar development”, said Ryan Creamer. “My position on the SEIA board is an opportunity to contribute to shaping the strategy which will be critical to the solar industry.”

About sPower: sPower, an AES and AIMCo company, is the largest private owner of operating solar assets in the United States. sPower owns and operates a portfolio of solar and wind assets greater than 1.3 GW and has a development pipeline of more than 10 GW. sPower is owned by a joint venture partnership between The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a worldwide energy company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation, one of Canada’s largest and most diversified institutional investment fund managers.

About SEIA: Celebrating its 41st anniversary in 2015, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA® is building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. Visit SEIA online at www.seia.org