SOURCE: Safari Energy, LLC

Safari Energy, LLC

October 21, 2013 10:15 ET

Safari Energy Announces Daniel Dus as Chief Strategy Officer

Continues Rapid Growth Within Commercial Solar Market

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 21, 2013) - Safari Energy, LLC, a leading provider of solar and energy efficiency services to the commercial market, announced this week that Daniel Dus has joined the company's executive team as Chief Strategy Officer. Daniel brings to Safari extensive expertise in the solar energy industry, including business strategy, finance, operations and business development.

"We are excited to have a person with Daniel's breadth of solar energy experience join our team," said Matt Rudey, CEO of Safari. "He is a thought leader and strategist with comprehensive experience in corporate and project finance within the solar industry, and will be integral in helping Safari continue to execute on its commitment to maximize value for our clients."

As part of Safari's continued effort to lead the wider adoption of solar energy within the distributed generation solar sector, the company focuses on deploying innovative financing platforms, technologies and deal structures. "As CSO, Daniel will enhance Safari's existing capabilities in solar energy development and finance to further lead the reduction of the levelized cost of energy production from our client's solar assets," said John Nordeman, Safari's President.

In his prior roles, Daniel has commissioned over 45MW of solar assets, serving over 1,200 clients across the United States under lease, power purchase agreement, direct purchase and community solar models. 

"I was attracted to Safari by their track record of successful project implementation, their ability to repeatedly capture maximum allocations of applicable utility and state incentive programs for their leading client portfolio and by the sophistication of their mission-driven team," said Dus. "I know that the company can deliver unparalleled value, and can transform the way the world produces power at the same time."

This announcement is just one more step in the company's continued, rapid growth within the U.S. solar market. With open positions in business development, finance, engineering, analysis and design, the company expects to add significant headcount at its Manhattan headquarters.

About Safari Energy

Founded in 2008, Safari Energy is a distributed generation focused solar developer, builder and financier, with over 25MW to its credit in markets from Puerto Rico, to Hawaii. Safari specializes in large portfolio development, maximizing asset value for its clients, which include a majority of U.S. REITs and some of the largest, most sophisticated real estate owners in the U.S.

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