Helios Infrastructure

Managed by Sol Systems

HELIOS – a long-term infrastructure-ownership platform
Today, large solar farms with long-term utility contracts are attracting more institutional investors like insurance companies and pension funds because these are typically low-risk assets and above market returns. The Helios platform offers developers competitive pricing for their utility-scale solar projects or portfolios, and investors a compelling investment opportunity.


What is Helios?
Helios Infrastructure (Helios) is a joint venture of Sol Systems and Nationwide. The initial objective for Helios is to acquire, develop, build, and own over 330 MW of utility and commercial solar assets throughout the United States by the end of 2019. Once successful, the aim is to expand the platform thereafter.

In partnership since 2012, Nationwide and Sol Systems have financed over $700M of solar projects throughout the United States. The portfolio is primarily composed of distributed utility assets selling energy to municipal customers, universities, and utilities. Today, Helios leverages the origination, underwriting and asset management resources the two partners have established.


Helios in the News Recently

Helios Infrastructure to Purchase 135 MW of North Carolina Projects: Platform Unlocks Capital for Utility-Scale Solar Sector
September 18, 2018

Sol Systems put a ring on it: A joint venture of Sol Systems and Nationwide Insurance has purchased 135 MW-DC of solar projects from Cypress Creek Renewables in North Carolina.
By John Weaver
pv-magazine  |  September 14, 2018

Nationwide and Sol Systems Launch Fund to Buy U.S. Solar Farms
By Brian Eckhouse
Bloomberg  |  February 7, 2018


Who is Sol Systems?
Sol Systems is a leading independent asset manager that develops and invests in solar infrastructure in the United States. The company was founded in 2008 and is primarily employee-owned. Sol Systems creates and implements tailored solar energy investment and procurement solutions for some of the largest companies, municipalities, and universities in the United States. The company is based in Washington, DC.


The Helios Team

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Yuri Horwitz

Chief Executive Officer
Yuri Horwitz, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sol Systems, oversees strategic growth and performance as well as investment strategy…
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Gabriel Wuebben

Senior Director, Structured Finance
Gabe Wuebben manages tax structured projects for Sol Systems’ corporate and institutional clients. Mr. Wuebben supports origination and business development…
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Jessica Robbins

Senior Director, Structured Finance
Jessie Robbins manages the execution of tax structured transactions at Sol Systems. She works to source, diligence, structure, and close financing…
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Joe Song

Vice President, Project Operations
Joe Song is responsible for the proper development and delivery of high quality PV systems for our customers, as he…
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Dan Diamond

Senior Director, Project Delivery
Dan Diamond works in the engineering department, where he leads the delivery team on negotiating, executing, and managing the PV…
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James Machulak

Vice President, Asset Management
James Machulak is the Senior Director of the Asset Management Department, where he oversees efforts to proactively manage risks associated…
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Eugene Rhee

Director, Performance Engineering
Eugene Rhee supports Sol Systems’ Structured Finance and Asset Management teams as an engineering resource. Mr. Rhee manages performance tracking…
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Bartley Higgins

Director, Portfolio Management
Bartley Higgins is a Portfolio Manager with the Asset Management Department, where he helps to manage a large and diverse…
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Grace Kankindi

Senior Associate, Structured Finance
Grace Kankindi works on the Structured Finance team, supporting tax equity and structured finance transactions. She performs due diligence, underwriting,…
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Krisztina Pjeczka

Associate, Structured Finance
Krisztina Pjeczka is a Structured Finance Analyst at Sol Systems. She supports origination efforts for development and tax equity projects and…
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Becca Glazer

Senior Director, Structured Finance
Becca Glazer is a Senior Director on Sol Systems’ Structured Finance team, in which she structures tax-motivated partnership investments for…
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