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Perfectly placed for the future of global energy

Lightsource BP is a global market leader in the development, acquisition and long-term management of large-scale solar projects and smart energy solutions. Our projects generate competitively-priced, dependable, clean energy for businesses and communities.

Our core values

These five key principles inform everything we do as a business, and are enacted from the top down:

  • Safety – Creating and maintaining a long term, continuously safe and healthy environment is our top priority; safety is an attitude we apply to everything we do.
  • Integrity – We are a company of uncompromising integrity and business ethics, achieving our goals and implementing our strategic initiatives by doing the right thing, in an honest, fair, and responsible way, every time.
  • Respect – We respect the law, support universal human rights, protect the environment and benefit the communities where we work. On an internal level, we respect each employee’s individuality and privacy, and do not tolerate discrimination of any kind.
  • Sustainability – As a renewable energy company, we are part of the climate change solution. We’re also working to reduce our own carbon emissions by a meaningful amount each year by engendering a spirit of collective responsibility amongst our employees.
  • Drive – We are the solar brand our communities and customers have come to count on. Our solutions-driven mindset throughout our entire business allows us to stay ahead of the game in an ever-changing global energy landscape.

Global Advantage

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World-class Solar Development

Our ambitious, innovative projects are designed to change the future of how energy is sourced and used.

  • Unparalleled track record in finance and development
  • Global teams of local experts executing renewable projects worldwide
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Structured Finance

The way in which we finance our projects and our unique relationships with funders sets us apart from the rest of the industry.

  • Innovative structured finance team with deep expertise, overseeing our relationships with banks and other institutions
  • Access to lowest cost of capital because of scale
  • Significant track record of raising debt in both banking and institutional markets
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Operations & Maintenance

We have one of the largest dedicated solar O&M divisions in the world, providing full lifecycle capabilities in-house.

  • Higher operational performance through in-house management
  • Multi-GW portfolio under management providing experience and economies of scale
  • Vertically integrated
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Asset Management

Our dedicated in-house asset managers are focused on profit optimization and minimizing risk.

  • Integrated asset management and reporting
  • Asset life extension opportunities
  • Optimization of assets
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Innovation

We consistently push the boundaries of technology and technique to solve problems and create new solutions – it’s part of our corporate DNA.

  • Tracking new technology and developing own supply-chain IP
  • Optimization of plant design
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Procurement

We pride ourselves on our global supply chains and strong industry relationships

  • Lower construction costs than competitors because of investing in solar at scale
  • ‘Technology agnostic’ stance allows us to source the best components regardless of make