MIT Venture Forum - Sun

Report
Introduction to Sun-Stop LLC
Presented by Kevin Conlin, CEO & Founder
MIT Venture Forum
September 13, 2011
Confidential - Property of Sun-Stop LLC; Para-Sol Patent Pending :: Contact - [email protected]
Sun-Stop Overview
 Leader in clean technology solutions for electric
transportation
 40+ years of experience in the renewables industry
 Our products, the Sun-Stop and Para-Sol, are multifunctional, solar–powered service stations
Our Mission - To develop a national network of Sun-Stop
Stations to advance the adoption of electric vehicles
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Our People - Kevin Conlin, CEO & Founder
• 25 year solar veteran
• Leader in high-reliability, high-quality remote
power systems
• Responsible for development and sale of several
solar companies with innovative products including
Solar SignAge, Photocomm, and Texas Solar Energy
Center
• Founded Solarcraft Inc, a well-established
corporation serving Fortune 500 companies in the
oil, gas, and communication industries
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Our People
Mohit Agrawal, Business Advisor
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5+ years of engineering and finance experience at major oil & gas firms, private
equity, and technology incubator
MBA from Rice University; focus on finance and entrepreneurship; BS in Chemical
Engineering
Patrick Peters, Architect
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LEED AP Architect, Principal, Greenmodern
Professor, University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture
For 17 years, Director of the award-winning UH Graduate Design/Build Studio
Katherine Warren, Business Development
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15 years strategy and operations consulting for energy companies; Partner at
Boxley Group , local energy consulting company
Extensive renewable energy industry network, worked at Solar Energy Industries
Association in Washington, DC, 1991-1996
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Sun-Stop Products
Sun-Stop Solar Service Station
• Multi-kW micro-grid design
• EV charging, vending, demand response,
UPS and load shedding
• Provides disaster relief for surrounding
community
Para-Sol
• Pre-packaged, pre-engineered code
compliant solar EV charging station
• PV powered with stand alone battery
backup, demand response, and advertising
options
• Responds to ambient temperatures
• Minimal installation and site work
• ADA and NEC compliant
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What EV Growth Means?
Stakeholder
Pain
Sun-Stop Opportunity
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EV Owner
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Range anxiety
Lack of infrastructure
Responsible
Agencies
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Lack of capital for EV infrastructure
Difficult to anticipate future needs
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Renewable Portfolio Standards
New infrastructure
EV peak loads
Deferred emissions
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Strengthen distribution grid
Avoids transmission losses
REC’s available
Power failures
Attract new business
Provide convenience and service
Enhanced security
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Uses existing assets
Enhanced public perception
Reliable back-up power
Added amenities for customers
Utility
Host Facility
Highly visible solar array
Convenient, attractive locations
Low installation cost
Shared revenues
Serviced and maintained by others
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EV Charging Competitive Landscape
There are many potential
competitors in the solar,
EV charging, and ESCO
space, but
the Sun-Stop station
emphasizes the
convergence of these
advanced technologies
and evolving needs. This
combination of
technology and services
has never been available
or possible.
Network
Product in search of
market
Budgetary constraints
BIPV / Carport
ESCO
Host facility absorbs
high cost
No storage or load
management
Conservative
business
model
Distributed Power
Generation
Limited eligibility for
market incentives
Transmission losses
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Key Differentiators / Why our products?
 Charge EV’s with green electricity
 Cash flow not dependent on EV charging revenue
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Solar
Power Storage
UPS
Vending Services
EV Charging
Emergency Power
 Proposed business model – national network of leased
systems
 Low impact installation
 Value to host facility – unit is a destination
 LEED certification with eye catching design
 Reliable design backed with experience
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Milestones to date
• Partnership with Gexpro enables access to GE market –
marketing, components, sales
• UH Green Building grant – 1st Sun Stop Solar Service Station
on campus 4Q 2011
• Discussions with Ecotality – 200 EV charging stations in
Houston needed by end of 2011
• Pursuing deployment opportunity in Canada with REV and
Corvus Energy
• Working partnership with Alpha Energy developing
advanced hybrid micro-grids
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Contact
Kevin Conlin
CEO and Founder
Sun-Stop LLC
10245 West Airport Blvd.
Stafford, TX 77477
281-202-9629
[email protected]
www.sunstop-usa.com
Confidential - Property of Sun-Stop LLC; Para-Sol Patent Pending :: Contact - [email protected]

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