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Arevia Power

Why Arevia Power?

Experience
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Experience

Arevia’s founders, have developed, originated, or constructed over 2 gigawatts of utility scale solar PV from inception to operations. This experience gives the Arevia team the proper breadth to ensure success for projects at any point in their lifecycle.

Financial Strength
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Financial Strength

Arevia’s capital model allows the team to make meaningful investments early in a project’s life cycle to de-risk projects early on which ensures long term project and broader portfolio success.

Community First
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Community First Development

Arevia prides itself on working closely with local stakeholders early in the development process to ensure that Arevia’s projects fully benefit communities and neighbors. Community first engagement is a strength of Arevia and a core value of the company.

Honesty
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Honesty

Arevia’s team puts forthright transparency above all in engagements and commitments with business partners and key stakeholders.

Our Solutions

Arevia Power was founded in 2015 by a team of utility-scale solar PV developers with 22years combined experience. Arevia’s founders have developed, originated, or constructed over 2 gigawatts of utility scale solar PV from inception to operations since 2008.  The company operates as a project owner / developer and manages projects through entire life cycles, start to finish, including but not limited to the following key activities:

  • Market Research
  • Site Identification
  • Land Acquisition
  • Permitting
  • Interconnection
  • Battery Storage
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Financing
  • Construction
  • Operations

Partners & Customers

Landowners
Corporate & industrial
Utility
Investors
Local & State Government

About us

 

 

Mark Boyadjian

MANAGING PARTNER

Mark founded Arevia Power in 2015. Mark leads Arevia’s Fundraising and Power Marketing.  Mark has led over $600MM in solar project fundraising over the last 11 years. Mark has direct experience in raising capital throughout solar projects’ lifecycle from development capital to Tax Equity and permanent financing. Mark also led the funding of SunEdison’s first non-recourse $85MM development capital loan. In addition to fundraising, Mark has deep experience in tax credit and PPA structuring. Mark was responsible for structuring and closing SunEdison’s 2012 New Markets Tax Credit twinned with solar project in Massachusetts and for the 2012 CPS Energy 36MW Partial Prepay project. He holds a B.S. in Finance from New York University Stern and an M.B.A. from University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School.

Ricardo Graf

CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER AND MANAGING PARTNER

Ricardo leads all of Arevia’s project development efforts including permitting, interconnection, regulatory affairs and construction. He is seasoned in all facets of utility-scale solar PV and battery project development. Before co-founding Arevia, led solar development project teams to over $502MM in project financing over the last nine-year period.  During this time, he has created over 2.5GW of project pipeline/backlog in the Western U.S., Hawaii, Puerto Rico at Axio Power, SunEdison and GCL New Energy. and manages overall portfolio execution. He holds a B.S. in Public Relations from Pacific Union College and an M.B.A. from La Sierra University.

Tim Derrick

STRATEGIC ADVISOR

Tim leads Arevia Power’s wind project development efforts. He began his renewable energy career at Enron Wind and GE Wind in Tehachapi, CA in 2001. He was co-founder and CEO of Axio Power, one of the first utility-scale solar developers in the U.S. and Canada from 2007-2011. Axio was acquired by SunEdison where Tim became General Manager of the North American business, developing, financing, and constructing over 1.5 GW of projects. Tim later was CEO of Lightsource North America which was acquired by British Petroleum in 2018. In 2019 he co-founded Helios Energy, a utility scale solar developer in in New Zealand where he serves as a Director and Advisor. Tim holds a BA from Dartmouth College, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and served as a US Army officer for eight years.

Rafik Albert

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF LANDS & PERMITTING

Rafik has 15 years of experience in due diligence, permitting, and environmental review of a wide scope of projects, including residential, industrial, commercial and mixed-use development, in addition to a focus on renewable energy. At EPD Solutions, his work spanned from due diligence to construction permits, and he led entitlement efforts and environmental reviews for over 2 GW of solar projects, primarily in the Western U.S. He holds a B.S. in City and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo and an M.B.A. from California State University, Long Beach.

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