CHENNAI, India, July 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company, today announced that Pashupathy Gopalan, SunEdison's president of Asia-Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa, was awarded the Solar Power Person of the Year during the Renewable World International Convention in Delhi, India. The award recognizes Mr. Gopalan and SunEdison's work in setting the pace and scale of the solar industry in India over the last year.
"It is an incredible honor to be named the Solar Person of the Year," said Mr. Gopalan. "SunEdison is dedicated to furthering India's renewable energy program, and plans to develop more than 15 gigawatts of Solar by 2022. With hard work and dedication, I'm confident that we can achieve this goal together."
SunEdison currently operates more than 250 megawatts (MW) of installed solar capacity and has more than 1,000 MW under development in India. SunEdison's work across India includes utility-scale power plants, canal top solar systems, rooftop solar, over 2,000 agricultural solar water pumps and more than 50 rural micro-grids.
Mr. Gopalan received the award at the Renewable World 2015 convention on July 23rd, 2015 at The Park, New Delhi, India.
SunEdison is the world's largest renewable energy development company and is transforming the way energy is generated, distributed, and owned around the globe. The company develops, finances, installs, owns and operates renewable power plants, delivering predictably priced electricity to its residential, commercial, government and utility customers. SunEdison is one of the world's largest renewable energy asset managers and provides customers with asset management, operations and maintenance, monitoring and reporting services. Corporate headquarters are in the United States with additional offices and technology manufacturing around the world. SunEdison's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SUNE." To learn more visit www.sunedison.com.
Forward Looking Statements
Certain matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements, including: SunEdison is dedicated to furthering India's renewable energy program, and plans to develop more than 15 gigawatts of Solar by 2022. Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Potential risks and uncertainties include changes in applicable regulatory requirements and incentives for production of solar power; and general business and economic conditions, including seasonality of the industry, and other risks described in SunEdison's filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent SunEdison's judgment as of the date of this press release. SunEdison disclaims, however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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