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Powering Local Communities

America’s energy landscape is transforming. Customers are seeking access to clean, local power sources, and rapidly decreasing technology costs have ushered in a new era of cost-effective renewable energy solutions. Solar PV is uniquely positioned to capitalize on this transformation due to its scalability, predictability and swift deployment timelines.

As a trusted solar partner to communities, landowners, utilities and corporations, Lightsource bp plays a central role in championing opportunities for the rural economy. Solar is a truly local business, and we are in it for the long haul. We build strong relationships with all project stakeholders and commit to maximizing positive community impact as we develop, finance, construct and operate our projects.

With offices located throughout North America, our team offers decades of experience delivering clean power projects and structuring value-positive transactions.

Working with bp

Lightsource bp is a strategic partnership formed in 2018 between solar veterans Lightsource Renewable Energy and the global energy giant bp. Each a leader in our respective fields, this alliance was inspired by the recognition of a shared mission: to accelerate low-carbon energy access for communities world-wide.

Solar is the fastest growing new energy technology, and we believe that our combined resources and expertise can achieve an outsized impact. Together we are pioneering new products and strategies to increase the competitiveness of solar and storage projects. Leveraging the full range of bp’s vast resources, our capabilities also include market-leading expertise in structured power products.

As utilities and customers across America contemplate energy market transformation, Lightsource bp strives to be the partner of choice designing a solar solution that can work for you.

Proven track record

Lightsource bp currently has 2GW of solar under management, and has developed 1.3GW in Europe. Our North American pipeline includes 3GW of assets in development and construction.


Full project lifecycle services

Our in-house team of over 400 solar specialists work hand-in-hand with you to deliver customized solutions, and will manage the project throughout its lifetime.

Access to competitive capital

With over $3.4billion already deployed into solar projects we have access to some of the most competitive terms in the market. Our financial partners are leading financial institutions, all of whom trust our execution capabilities.


Innovative, flexible solutions

Our origination team has expertise across markets and products and is committed to deploying innovative customized solutions for customers across various sectors.


Global scale platform

With a global asset pipeline stretched across the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, our solar equipment buying power puts us at a competitive advantage to our competitors


Long-term partner

As one of the largest owners and operators of solar plants in the world, we take pride in our world class Asset Management and O&M capabilities. We will remain your partner throughout the asset life, providing top-quality lifecycle services and maximizing project output and returns.