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Panel: Razing the Roof: Bringing Solar to the Masses

Session: Wednesday, February 11 @ 11:00

Benjamin Cook is the Structured Finance Vice President at SolarCity.  Ben is responsible for originating and structuring financing for SolarCity's residential and commercial solar projects, and was instrumental in building SolarCity’s asset financing capabilities. Ben has twenty years of experience in energy project financing and development for solar and traditional energy projects. Prior to SolarCity, Ben was vice president of finance at Recurrent Energy, a distributed utility-scale solar project developer. Prior to Recurrent, he served as director of structured finance and business development in SunPower Corporation's systems division. Earlier in his career, Ben developed and financed projects for Bechtel Enterprises, the project finance and project development group of the Bechtel construction group. He also helped to start and later ran SELCO, a DG solar power developer, financier, and operator focused on emerging markets. Ben holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, and undergraduate Physics and Economics degrees from the University of Virginia where he authored his undergraduate honors thesis on Distributed Solar PV in Emerging Markets.


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