Chad Sachs is CEO of Radian Generation, a leading independent solar asset management and advisory firm.
Since 2005, Mr. Sachs has raised over $1.1 billion of permanent financing (tax equity and permanent debt) for solar projects in operation (165MW). He was a co-founder of Renewable Ventures (RV), a pioneering solar developer and financier that was acquired by MMA Financial.
Mr. Sachs has led and managed the structured finance teams as a senior executive at some of the industry’s top solar power producers: RV, MMA Renewable Ventures, Fotowatio Renewable Ventures and SunEdison.
He has raised over $320MM of capital for over 42MW of commercial solar projects, which involved four separate funds with investors such as Wells Fargo, John Hancock, Citibank and Allstate. He successfully divested several utility scale plants, raising over $470MM.
Prior to RV, Mr. Sachs worked at JPMorgan Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase, where he focused on growth equities and LBOs, and as a financial analyst for Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Sachs holds a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.S. in International Economics from Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service.