Michael Woods was Appointed as General Counsel at Sol Systems

Date of management change: November 09, 2014 

What Happened?

Washington, DC-based Sol Systems has Appointed Michael Woods as General Counsel


About the Company

Sol Systems is a solar finance firm and a leader in financial innovation in the renewable energy industry. Since its inception in 2008, Sol Systems has partnered with 350 solar installers and developers to bring over 3,000 solar projects from conception to completion by offering innovative financing solutions for residential, commercial, and utility-scale projects. Sol Systems` financing programs catalyze investments for a broad set of solar projects by simplifying their origination, diligence, and financing processes. Developers seeking financing for solar projects can access over $2.5 billion in capital through the Sol Systems investor network. In addition to providing financing, Sol Systems also offers project due diligence, deal structuring, and asset management services – all designed to reduce overhead and transaction costs and quicken project development timelines.


About the Person

Michael Woods is a highly experienced energy transactions attorney, and brings substantial knowledge and expertise in transactional, commercial, project development, and regulatory matters affecting the energy industry. Prior to joining Sol Systems, Mr. Woods was a partner in the Energy and Corporate practice groups in the Washington, D.C. office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, equity investments, joint ventures, restructurings, and general corporate law and commercial matters in the energy industry. He represented a broad range of energy and energy-related companies in the electric power, oil and gas, and energy commodity industries, including independent power producers, electric and natural gas utilities and marketers, oil and natural gas companies, and other companies seeking to invest in the energy industry. Prior to his time with Kirkland & Ellis, Mr. Woods served for over two years as an attorney at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of the General Counsel. Mr. Woods earned his J.D., with honors, in 2003 from Emory University School of Law, where he was a managing editor of the Emory Law Journal and was admitted to the Order of the Coif. He received a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Florida in 2000.  


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