Our mission is to become the leading provider of Distributed Generation and Storage to transform power systems through a decentralization strategy. We will accomplish this by focusing on small utility-scale plants that fit into Distribution Grids and deploy electric storage to create Microgrids that serve communities with resilient energy.
Our vision is to enable every member of the community to have access to clean energy. We want to develop and operate 500MWP of solar power within the next 5 years.
Suntech Power Development America is a fully vertically integrated Independent Power Producer (IPP) and one of the 100% subsidiaries of the Suntech Power Japan Group. We have over 2GW of solar power plants operating globally.
Our US team is focusing on CCAs that serve their communities with locally generated power. Suntech Power Japan Group's strong financial background and worldwide IPP experience enables us to manage projects from the beginning of early-stage development through commissioning and operation.
Our extensive services include site selections, feasibility studies, engineering, construction, and finance. We lead the way to the future of Community Microgrids by changing how project development is executed.
General Manager- America
With experience in the development of over 60 utility scale projects (more than 250MWP), Ardi quickly adapted to Community Solar. In 15 years, Ardi has taken roles with increased responsibilities and been named General Manager responsible to build Suntech’s business in America. Ardi has an established reputation as a transformational entrepreneur who is driven by challenge, undeterred by obstacles, and committed to furthering standards of excellence. His colleagues see him as a forward thinker and excellent communicator. He has demonstrated Executive Leadership in the development, construction, and commissioning of utility-scale solar plans. Ardi also spearheads charity events and non-profit outreach.
MR. GAO ZHAN (ZEIGHT)
Director and Vice-Chairman of Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. and President of Japanese Suntech
Mr. GAO Zhan (Zeight), with the degree of Master of Business Administration in National University of Singapore, joined Shunfeng Group by the status of Executive Director in 2012 and then Suntech as Vice President of Global IPP Business in December 2013. He established overseas project investment & development and management departments for Shunfeng Group, whose business scope covered the markets of Europe, Japan, and the USA. Mr. GAO has over 20 years’ international trade and management experience and is especially familiar with the market of Japan. Mr. GAO has been Director and Vice-President of Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. since July 2018.
Vice President Suntech Power Japan
Bo Hu has over 10 years of new energy investment and financing experience. He joined Suntech Power Japan Corporation as Vice President in 2017. Prior to joining Suntech, he worked in the China Development Bank Jiangxi Branch. Hu has two Masters Degrees; Accounting and Management.
Chief Financial Officer for Suntech Power Japan
Naoki Yamamoto has an extensive background in finance, beginning with Applied Materials, Japan in 1996. He subsequently served in increasingly responsible roles at Richemont Japan, Corning Japan, and MSK Corporation before joining Suntech Power Japan in 2009 as Financial Controller. In 2018 he was named as Chief Financial Officer for Suntech Power Japan.
FARSHID JAVIDKIA, P.E.
Director of Engineering
Farshid received his BS in Electrical Engineering (Power systems) in 2006 and his Master’s degree in Solar Energy Engineering in December 2013. He collects for 4 years of experience with Solar PV design and more than 5 years of electrical power systems, substations, and power plant design and construction. As a licensed Electrical Engineer in California he is responsible for our Engineering Team.
Jr. Development Engineer
Uriel Ruiz has joined the team as a Junior Development Engineer. With a B.S in mechanical engineering he is currently finishing his master’s thesis on the synergies of developing agrivoltaics. He was also involved in different international projects for EV to grid integration.
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