Mr. Joe Bowers is the New York Project Finance Director for Borrego Solar, working out of the company’s regional office in Latham, New York. Joe’s focus is on ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget to investors and financiers. In addition to structuring conventional project financing for multi-megawatt-scale projects and portfolios, Joe works directly with the project development team on marketing developed solar projects to financial institutions interested in owning PV assets. He negotiates letters of intent, as well as EPC contracts and, asset transfer agreements. In this position, Joe manages and develops the investor sales strategy for development work conducted in the New York region and then hands the project off to the operations team to commence construction. Joe also leads the Borrego project level financial modeling and project valuation. Joe has been in the solar industry since 2013 and in his first three years of working in solar he oversaw the successful development of over 30MW of commercial-scale PV projects for General Electric. Joe then lead the project acquisition efforts on over 60MW’s of commercial and industrial PV projects for Kenyon Energy. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the University of Arizona and his Masters of Science Degree from Louisiana State University with his research in quantum field theory and gravitational waves observation.