Solar Trust of America LLC, an integrated industrial solar solutions company, has made two senior appointments in its finance group. Thomas R. Miller has joined as treasurer of Solar Trust, and Ali Mirza has joined as vice president of project finance.
As treasurer, Miller will be responsible for the core treasury functions of the company, including directing the capital markets and bank financing activities, managing credit facilities, budgeting and forecasting, debt and interest-rate management and cash-management operations. He joins from Chicago-based Exelon Corp., the second-largest energy holdings company in the U.S., where he most recently served as vice president of treasury and assistant treasurer.
Mirza will lead Solar Trust's project financing efforts, including structuring and negotiating U.S. Department of Energy loan guarantees, interacting with project finance lenders and project-level equity investors, and working on analyzing power purchase agreement bids and contract negotiations. Mirza joins Solar Trust from San Francisco-based AIM Capital Ventures LLC, where he provided mergers and acquisitions and project finance advice to the firm's clean technology and renewable energy clients.
SOURCE: Solar Trust of America