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: Headquartered in Salt Lake City, with offices in San Francisco, Long Beach and New York City, sPower is the largest private owner of operating solar assets in the United States. sPower owns and operates more than 150 utility and commercial distributed electrical generation systems across the U.S. and the UK. To date, sPower has deployed more than $2 billion of capital for its solar and wind projects. With 8.7 gigawatts between operating, construction and pipeline, sPower is actively buying select utility-scale renewable assets in virtually any stage of development in the United States. www.spower.com
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