In recognition of the challenges facing many communities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Suntech Power Development America (STPDAM) has made a contribution to the SF-Marin Food Bank. The donation will provide 500 meals to people and families in San Francisco and Marin County.
In Marin, 19% of the population is at risk of food insecurity, with about 50,000 people living below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. Collectively, they need 52 million meals throughout the year — 3 meals a day, for 365 days. Some of those meals they buy themselves and others are provided by non-profit organizations and government assistance programs.
“At this difficult time, we all have to do our part to help society’s most vulnerable, so we wanted to help support this critically important non-profit whose services are especially needed during the next several months,” said Ardi Arian, General Manager of STPDAM.
Suntech Power Development America (STPDAM) serves Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) by deploying locally generated solar energy with storage to create cleaner and more resilient communities.
Sunnyvale, California-based STPDAM is a fully vertically integrated Independent Power Producer (IPP), and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Suntech Power Japan Group that has over 2GW of solar power plants operating globally. STPDAM has plans to deploy 500MWP in North America in the next five years.