WASHINGTON, D.C., Monday, July 8, 2013 – The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today announced it has elected Nat Kreamer, president and CEO of Clean Power Finance, to serve on SEIA’s board of directors’ executive committee as vice-chairman.
“Nat Kreamer is an excellent addition to SEIA’s executive committee team. He has been a leader in the solar industry for many years, in many capacities,” said Rhone Resch, president and CEO of SEIA. “Nat’s innovative thinking and leadership skills are assets to our board and will help us to continue building a strong solar industry to power America.”
Nat Kreamer is the president and CEO and member of the board of directors of Clean Power Finance. Nat’s original idea to finance solar for consumers led him to co-found Sunrun, which he led as the company’s president and chief operating officer. Nat sold the first residential solar power purchase agreement (PPA) in the U.S. in 2007 and helped to create what is today a multi-billion dollar market. Nat was the president and member of the board of directors of Acro Energy Technologies, a residential and commercial solar integration company. He created the Chicago Climate Exchange market-making business for Pioneer Futures. Nat has also worked in power industry financial consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers. An officer in the US Navy (Reserves), Nat is an Afghanistan war veteran, where he served in the Special Forces and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal. He has a B.S. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from Rice University.
Established in 1974, the Solar Energy Industries Association® is the national trade association of the U.S. solar energy industry. Through advocacy and education, SEIA and its 1,000 member companies are building a strong solar industry to power America. As the voice of the industry, SEIA works to make solar a mainstream and significant energy source by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy. www.seia.org
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