Our Values

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We are honest, transparent, and ethical.

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It takes a village to turn an idea into an operational project.

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We care about every project; our work helps our customers and the planet.

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We do what we say and say what we do.

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We use cutting edge technology with best-in-class financing to create solutions.

Who We Are

Evan Riley

Managing Partner and Co-Founder

Evan Riley provides long-term vision and leads project execution for White Pine. Evan is responsible for ensuring White Pine is positioned for growth in existing and future markets and is bringing projects from conception through operations and repowering.

Evan is an experienced solar executive focused on win-win deal-making and creating value for all project stakeholders. Formerly Vice President of Development at Cypress Creek Renewables, Evan built and led the team responsible for bringing more than 2,000 MW of solar from concept to completion across 150 projects nationwide.

Prior to Cypress Creek, Evan was a Renewable Energy Consultant at Black and Veatch, where he supported the successful deployment of more than $10 billion of capital in project-level transactions in the solar sector and more than $1 billion of capital of venture capital and government investments in solar technology companies.

Evan has personally made strategic investments throughout the solar value chain, including in utility scale solar development assets, operational solar projects, and a solar and storage test lab in Berkeley, CA.

Evan holds an MS in Solar Engineering from Dalarna University’s European Solar Engineering School. He also has a BS in both Physics and Mathematics from Indiana University. When he is not working to improve the planet with solar energy, Evan spends his time backpacking and rock climbing in the California mountains.

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Michael Kremer

Managing Partner and Co-Founder

Michael Kremer leads corporate and project finance at White Pine, raising capital for the full project lifecycle spanning development, tax equity, debt and M&A.

Prior to White Pine, Michael was a Director on the Project Finance team at Cypress Creek Renewables from 2015 to 2020. During his time at Cypress Creek, Michael was involved in more than $1 billion of capital raises across the corporate and project finance spectrum and led other key strategic initiatives on the development and operations sides of the business.

Michael earned a BA in International Relations from Tufts University. Outside of White Pine, Michael is the volunteer director and head coach of the inmate baseball program at San Quentin State Prison.

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