Director, Energy Storage Business Development
Chris Elias is a Director of Energy Storage Business Development, leading SunPower’s Commercial Energy Storage business. Since joining SunPower in April 2015, Chris has led development of SunPower’s solar-plus-storage solution for commercial customers. Chris manages relationships with SunPower’s battery suppliers, arranges tax equity and other financings for solar-plus-storage solutions and works with SunPower’s commercial sales team to develop solutions that enhance the value of SunPower’s PV offering. The effort has resulted sales of over 8 MW of storage projects with private, municipal and federal customers including the US Army, Target and Colton Unified School District.
Prior to joining SunPower, Chris spent 6 years with the Edison International companies, including three years in SCE’s Advanced Technology Group and three years as a member of Edison International’s Corporate Development group.
Chris has a bachelor degree in International Relations from Brown University and Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the Universtiy of California, Los Angeles.
Monday, October 5, 2020
2:05 PM – 2:50 PM EDT