february, 2018

22feb6:30 pm8:00 pmPower Hour with SunPowerat the Austin Technology Incubator Price: Free for CleanTX Members, $10 for Non-Members

Event Details

Power Hour with

Solar Technology Updated

Thursday, February 22nd 6:30 – 8:00 pm

at the Austin Technology Incubator (ATI)

2815 San Gabriel St. Austin TX

The solar industry has been a forerunner for innovative technology in photovoltaics. At this talk, we will discuss:

  • Updates on PV components
  • Current and projected Energy Yield and Efficiencies
  • Differences in solar cell tiers
  • Pros/cons of solar compared to other energy production techniques, and
  • PV applications in addition to residential, commercial, and utility

Free for CleanTX members, $10 for nonmembers

Free parking in ATI parking lot, Dinner will be provided!

About the Speaker:

Chris Couture: Vice President – Residential Financing and Asset Management

Mr. Couture has over 30 years of executive management, financial, operational and information technology experience in the equipment finance industry.  As the Vice President of Residential Financing and Asset Management for SunPower, Couture is responsible for all residential customer financing programs, including the acquisition, deployment and management of all capital in support of those programs.  In addition, Couture has asset management and portfolio servicing responsibility for all residential, commercial and utility based third party ownership structures.  Prior to joining SunPower, Couture was a founding partner and the lead Managing Member for Styx Capital, where he had overall responsibility for the company’s economic performance, capital acquisition, financial products and operations.  He lead the efforts to sell, design and implement private label vendor financing programs across a number of industries including solar, computer technology, commercial security systems, recreational equipment and HVAC. Prior to forming Styx Capital, Couture was a founding executive of Dell Financial Services, the captive financing unit of Dell, Inc. Mr. Couture was the Dell Financial executive responsible for all information technology, contracts administration, customer service, quality and e-business functions. Prior to joining Dell, Mr. Couture served as the Director of Information Technology for the North American unit of Hewlett-Packard Technology Finance.


Free for CleanTX Members, $10 for Non-Members


(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Austin Technology Incubator (ATI)

2815 San Gabriel St Austin, TX 78705


Free parking in ATI parking lot