“We are pleased to continue our work with Wells Fargo and El Paso Electric Company,” said Chris Bailey, vice president of Project Finance, North America for SunEdison. “Being able to complete multiple projects together with both of these partners demonstrates our strong business relationships and ability to deliver projects on time.”The project is part of EPE’s ongoing strategy to expand the amount of renewable energy included as part of its energy portfolio used to meet its customers’ demand. Since 2011, EPE has contracted for more than 47 MW of solar generating capacity, including project construction and power purchase agreements. “This project underscores El Paso Electric’s continued commitment to be a leader in the solar industry and to further advance the development of renewable energy resources in its service territory,” said Tom Shockley, CEO at El Paso Electric. “EPE continues to evaluate opportunities to increase its renewable energy portfolio and to positively impact the environment. Currently, EPE’s renewable energy projects and purchase agreements represent almost 3 percent of the Company’s net dedicated generating capacity, which is one of the largest percentages of renewable energy in the United States for a company of EPE’s size.” About Wells Fargo Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 full-time equivalent team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.
About SunEdisonSunEdison is a global provider of solar-energy services. The company develops finances, installs and operates distributed power plants using proven photovoltaic technologies, delivering fully managed, and predictably priced solar energy services for its commercial, government and utility customers. In 2011 SunEdison interconnected approximately 300 Megawatts of solar throughout the world. For more information about SunEdison, please visit www.sunedison.com About MEMC MEMC is a world leader in semiconductor and solar technology. MEMC has been a pioneer in the design and development of silicon wafer technologies for over 50 years. With R&D and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, MEMC enables the next generation of high performance semiconductor devices and solar cells. Through its SunEdison subsidiary, MEMC is also a developer of solar power projects and a worldwide leader in solar energy services. MEMC's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "WFR". For more information about MEMC, please visit www.memc.com. About El Paso Electric El Paso Electric is a regional electric utility providing generation, transmission and distribution service to approximately 384,000 retail and wholesale customers in a 10,000 square mile area of the Rio Grande valley in west Texas and southern New Mexico. With approximately 1,000 employees, El Paso Electric is one of the largest employers in the City of El Paso. El Paso Electric has a net dependable generating capability of 1,785 MW, plus 48 MW of renewable purchased power. El Paso Electric’s common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “EE.” For more information about El Paso Electric Company please visit www.epelectric.com