MS Solar 2&3

MS Solar 2 and 3 in Mississippi represent a combined capacity of 200 MW. This solar project is one of the largest solar plants east of the Mississippi River. The project is in rural southeast U.S. and is an example of how solar investments beneficially impact local communities in the country.

Origis Energy is one of America’s top ten solar and energy storage developers.

Before the clean energy transition became a global paradigm shift, the Origis Energy team was paving the way by constructing profitable solar sites across Europe.

Now headquartered in Miami, FL, the company continues to transform vision into reality with solar and energy storage solutions, providing clean and cost effective energy for customers coast to coast.

Origis contributes workforce gains in the communities in which its offices are located. Projects uplift communities where they are located with tax incentives, economic and workforce contributions and philanthropic grants.

Milestones

2008

Company Launch and Initial Operations
  • Founded by Guy Vanderhaegen and European based start up investors.
  • Identified and capitalized on emerging market opportunities in Italy and Greece while the majority of the market was focused on Spain and Germany
  • Launched first two investment funds in May and September 2008, respectively
  • Began construction on first solar PV system

2009-2011

Rapid European Expansion
  • Expanded operations to Belgium in 2009 and set up third investment fund
  • Added a large plant in Slovakia to project portfolio
  • Initiated development activities in other EU countries

2012-2018

U.S. Market Entry and Growth
  • Entered the United States in 2012 to capitalize on strong demand for PV plants, forming Miami, FL headquarters
  • Completed one of the largest solar developments in southeast U.S. – December 2013
  • Raised $100 million in growth capital – November 2016
  • Launched the Origis Energy Foundation, a solar energy philanthropic program, serving underprivileged and disadvantaged young talent, minorities and veterans in the communities in which the company’s utility scale projects are located – December 2016
  • Announced 595 megawatts MWdc module procurement agreement – November 2017
  • Formed joint investment agreement with Global Atlantic Financial Group – September 2018
  • Portfolio: 100 projects worldwide totaling over 1 gigawatt to date of developed solar and energy storage capacity

2019-2020

Diversification
  • Expansion of solar operations and maintenance (O&M) and asset management operational expertise into Origis Services, LLC based in Austin, TX – March 2019
  • Investment in 10,000 square foot Origis Services state-of-the-art Remote Operations Center (ROC) NERC CIP Compliant facility, housing 70 personnel to support 500 field technicians
  • Completed sale of an operational 41 MW solar portfolio in Italy and Slovakia – November 2019
  • Portfolio: 150 projects worldwide totaling nearly 3 gigawatts of developed solar and energy storage capacity

2021

U.S. Market Leadership and Expanded Service Lines
  • Management buyout (MBO) of EU original shareholders – January 2021
  • Expanded service lines to include distributed generation
  • Employee count hits over 100 team members in three offices: Miami, FL, San Diego, CA and Austin, TX
  • Guy Vanderhaegen, Origis Energy Chief Executive Officer & President, announced as new board member for America’s leading solar and storage trade association, The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – June 2021
  • Antin Infrastructure Partners becomes majority shareholder and commits to multi-$B capital injection – November 2021
  • Portfolio to date: 170 projects and more than 4 GW of developed solar and energy storage capacity