Bethesda, MD September 17, 2018
Matt Wright is a recognized leader in solar operational finance and brings to Empower over a decade of solar industry accounting, finance and tax experience from his leadership roles in the finance groups at SunEdison (SUNE) and Terraform Power (TERP). Previously, Matt served as the Director of Accounting and Consolidations at Terraform Power, Inc. (TERP), with responsibility over the controllership, ERP implementation, and other key projects for TERP’s 400+ MWs of operating assets. Matt also served as Global Controller of the solar division at SunEdison (SUNE) where he oversaw the controllership function and was a key contributor to the accounting processes, policies, and systems during the SunEdison’s growth from 20 employees to over 7,000 internationally.
Matt will be working in tandem with the CFO and Controller to scale up Empower’s tax and accounting operations to meet the Company’s growing project development and acquisition business and backlog of contracted projects. “I am excited to join Empower as it embarks on a significant growth trajectory in the C&I renewable market. I look forward to using my C&I solar experience and industry insights from SunEdison and TerraForm Power to help Empower achieve its goals,” said Matt.
Matt joins Empower at a strategic point in Empower’s corporate development. Empower is adding professionals to its team to execute on the growing list of contracted PPA and Build/Transfer/Operate projects with Fortune 500 clients and similar organizations seeking to achieve their 100% sustainability targets. Empower is also acquiring and managing operating C&I renewable assets. “We are very pleased to attract such high caliber talent as Matthew Wright to Empower Energies,” said Empower CEO John Clapp. “Matt joins at an opportune time and we will leverage his wealth of industry experience as we continue to grow to meet the needs of our customers and industry partners.”
About Empower Energies
Empower Energies is a renewable energy development and financing company specializing in meeting the needs of commercial, industrial and institutional customers across the U.S. Our focus is on delivering efficient, cost-effective, integrated energy systems that enable C&I organizations to optimize their resources while getting the most for their money. Our in-house team of Project Development, Engineering, Construction, Operations, and Finance professionals work collaboratively with our clients to achieve optimal results.
Empower is actively seeking C&I projects as well as talented solar industry professionals in all fields.
For more information, visit empowerenergies.com or give us a call at: (240) 490-4200.
(401) – 272 – 1300 Ext: 1121