Nautilus Solar hires Alvarez as v.p. of asset management

SUMMIT, N.J., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC today announced that Juan C. Alvarez has joined the company as a Vice President of Asset Management. Juan joins the company from Cypress Creek Renewables, where he served as Vice President, International Markets.

In his new role, Alvarez is focused on expanding Nautilus Solar’s growing third-party asset management business throughout the U.S. and Canada. He is based out of Nautilus’s Summit office and reports to Laura Stern, President of Nautilus Solar.

“Juan is a veteran in the solar industry and brings a wealth of experience in project development, sales and project finance – both domestically and overseas. His skills and insights will contribute greatly to our efforts across the company, but particularly in further developing the asset management services that have become so integral to Nautilus and our clients,” said Stern.

In his 26 years in the financial and energy industries, Alvarez has worked at companies such as Sharp Electronics, BP Solar International and SunEdison Spain. In his most recent positions at Cypress Creek and Belectric, Inc., Alvarez managed solar business development and commercial project origination for Latin America.  Prior to entering the solar sector, Alvarez worked for Rolls-Royce Power Ventures where he developed thermal projects in Europe and Latin America.

Alvarez holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Investments from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

About Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC:

Founded in 2006, Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC, is  a leading full service energy solutions provider headquartered in Summit, N.J. Nautilus is making solar possible by developing, funding, executing and managing the physical and financial aspects of distributed generation solar electric projects for business and public sector customers across North America. The company delivers full service financial and technical expertise by customizing the optimal solar solution to save customers money while helping them meet their sustainability goals. Nautilus has over 100 MW—both distributed and grid tied systems—under management in the United States and Canada. Nautilus is majority-owned by an investment affiliate of Starwood Energy Group, LLC, based in Greenwich, Connecticut. For more information, visit