Renewables, LLC, the leading independent solar developer in the
U.S., today announced that the company has named Marc Atlas as Chief
Financial Officer (CFO).
Atlas will oversee all accounting and finance functions at 8minutenergy,
including directly leading efforts to raise several hundred million
dollars of institutional capital to support the company’s multi-gigawatt
pipeline in the U.S., India and Latin America.
Atlas is a highly experienced energy finance executive who has raised
more than $2.5 billion in capital to finance the construction and
operations of more than 2,200 megawatts (MW) of now operating wind,
solar, natural gas and battery storage projects.
“To date, we have developed 1,400 MW of contracted projects, and we
continue to rapidly expand within the U.S. and in selected international
markets,” said 8minutenergy Chief Executive Officer Martin Hermann. “We
are extraordinarily pleased to have Marc join our ranks as CFO. Marc is
extremely experienced and well prepared to help 8minutenergy drive value
Prior to joining 8minutenergy, Atlas simultaneously served as Vice
President of Finance and Director of International Development for
Invenergy LLC. Throughout his renewable energy career, Atlas has
structured and managed project debt and equity financings, overseen
corporate capital raising initiatives, managed an internationally based
development team and led his predecessor company’s international efforts
to source debt and equity capital for power projects in Japan, Mexico
and various other Latin American countries.
“Marc’s experience and proven track record in energy financing will help
8minutenergy further enable the development and operations of the
world’s leading solar projects,” said Tom Buttgenbach, President of
Atlas’ professional background also includes previously working for
Charles River Associates, an economic consulting company, and
Falconwood, a commodity fund and investment company. Atlas received an
MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.
About 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC
8minutenergy Renewables develops, finances, engineers, constructs, owns,
operates and maintains solar projects. 8minutenergy Renewables is the
largest independent solar developer in the United States. To date,
8minutenergy Renewables has been awarded over more than 1,400 MW in
PPAs; secured more than 1,500 MW in Generation Interconnection
Agreements (GIA); and has secured over 20,000 acres of land bank.
8minutenergy has offices in Folsom, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New
York, Dallas, Singapore and New Delhi, India. For more information,
please call 800-585-3132 or +1-916-608-9060, send email to email@example.com
or visit www.8minutenergy.com.
8minutenergy is a trademark of 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC. All
other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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