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About Jigar Shah

Jigar Shah, Chief Strategy Officer, is a founder and a member of the board of directors for SunEdison. Shah has extensive experience in both the PV solar and wind industries. Before founding SunEdison in 2003, Shah worked in mergers & acquisitions, corporate strategy, and sales - specializing in national commercial accounts - for industry giant, BP Solar. Along with working for the Department of Energy on alternative vehicle and fuel cell programs, Shah has worked in an engineering capacity for both AstroPower, the largest publicly traded pure-play PV solar company, and Atlantic Orient Corporation, a leader in the medium sized wind turbine market. Shah earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and his MBA from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

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SunEdison takes a fundamentally different approach to solar energy. We deliver solar energy services, not solar equipment, with no upfront costs.

Our vision, methodology, employees, and partners contribute to making SunEdison a leading global solar energy service provider.

Our solar energy services deliver renewable electricity to complement your existing electricity. We offer comprehensive services for commercial, government and utility customers.

SunEdison understands the complexities of solar energy. That's why we enable you to purchase only solar power, without buying the equipment.

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