ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong," or the "Company") (NYSE: HASI), a leading provider of debt and equity financing to the energy efficiency and renewable energy markets, is pleased to announce that Guy Van Syckle, Associate, has been awarded the Rising Star of Energy Efficiency Award from the Alliance to Save Energy, a nonprofit coalition of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders advocating for energy efficiency to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and greater energy security.
"Guy exemplifies the characteristics of a 'rising star' of energy efficiency," said Alliance to Save Energy President Kateri Callahan. "Not only has he shown exceptional leadership in the measurement, analysis and reporting of the environmental impact of Hannon Armstrong's portfolio of investments, he was also instrumental in the development of CarbonCount™, a quantitative carbon scoring system for green bonds. Guy is the kind of up-and-coming expert we will need to advance the energy efficiency sector to new heights."
"I am honored to receive this award from the Alliance," said Mr. Van Syckle. "It is an exciting time to be part of the transition to a lower carbon economy. I am proud of the nearly $3 billion our Hannon Armstrong team has invested in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects since our 2013 IPO and the approximate 1.5 million metric tons of carbon emissions these projects are estimated to annually offset. I am thankful for the tireless project developers, engineers, and construction teams of our clients that are rapidly growing the pool of high quality sustainable investment opportunities."
Now an Associate at Hannon Armstrong, Mr. Van Syckle began his career with the Company in 2012 as an intern after graduating from Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Van Syckle earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Global Environmental Change and Sustainability and was a member of the Johns Hopkins University lacrosse team. Mr. Van Syckle is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
About Hannon Armstrong
Hannon Armstrong provides debt and equity financing to the energy efficiency and renewable energy markets. The Company focuses on providing preferred or senior level capital to established sponsors and high credit quality obligors for assets that generate long-term, recurring and predictable cash flows. The Company is based in Annapolis, MD.