MRO Magazine

Suniva Executive Appointed to Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee


March 3, 2015
By Business Wire News

NORCROSS, Ga.

Suniva, Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, today announced that Suniva’s Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Matt Card, has been appointed to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (RE&EEAC). The RE&EEAC advises the Secretary of Commerce regarding the development and administration of programs and policies to expand the competitiveness of U.S. exports of renewable energy and energy efficiency goods and services.

Developed to meet the goals of the National Export Initiative and President Obama’s goal of becoming the leading exporter of clean energy technologies, the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export Initiativeincludes 23 commitments from 8 different federal agencies for new programs, actions, or deliverables that will help address the major export barriers facing U.S. renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE&EE) companies.

“It’s an honor to join this important committee,” said Matt Card. “As the leading U.S. manufacturer of high-quality, high-value crystalline solar cells and modules, Suniva is recognized as a forerunner in the clean energy economy. With nearly a decade’s worth of solar energy experience and a large global customer base, I feel confident that I can make a positive contribution to help Secretary Pritzker in achieving her renewable energy goals.”

Suniva has had a successful history with its global energy efforts. The company was awarded the “Renewable Energy Exporter of the Year” by the Export-Import Bank (EX-IM Bank) of the United States and was also a Platts Energy Award recipient in the Commercial Technology of the Year category.

About Suniva

Suniva® is the leading American manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and high-power solar modules. The company is known for its high-quality products, industry-leading technology, reliability and high power density. Headquartered in metro-Atlanta, Georgia, and with manufacturing facilities in Georgia and Michigan, Suniva sells its advanced PV cells and modules globally. For additional information on how Suniva is making solar sensible, visit www.suniva.com.

Suniva, Inc.
Keryn Schneider, 404-558-1809
kschneider@suniva.com