NOVA Sunnova Energy International

Filed: 10 Mar 21, 4:22pm

Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): March 10, 2021 (March 9, 2021)

Sunnova Energy International Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)

20 East Greenway Plaza, Suite 540
Houston, Texas 77046
(Address, including zip code, of principal executive offices)

(281) 892-1588
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of Each ClassTrading Symbol(s)Name of Each Exchange on Which Registered
Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per shareNOVANew York Stock Exchange

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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

SLA Amendment

On March 9, 2021 (the "Closing Date"), a wholly owned subsidiary (the "SLA Borrower") of Sunnova Energy International Inc. (the “Company”) entered into that certain Amendment No. 7 to the Amended and Restated Credit Agreement (the "SLA Amendment"), which amends that certain Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of March 27, 2019 (the "SLA Credit Agreement"), by and among the SLA Borrower, certain other subsidiaries of the Company, Credit Suisse AG, New York Branch, as agent, and the lenders and other financial institutions party thereto.

The SLA Amendment amended the SLA Credit Agreement to, among other things, (i) extend the scheduled commitment termination date to May 2023, (ii) extend the facility maturity date to November 2023, (iii) increase the maximum facility amount from $200.0 million to $350.0 million, (iv) modify certain terms relating to the implementation of a LIBOR replacement rate, (v) modify the advance rates applicable to eligible solar loans based on the tenor, interest rate, and stage of completion applicable to each such eligible solar loan, (vi) modify the interest rate hedging requirements under the SLA Credit Agreement, (vii) allow for borrowings with respect to (1) certain ancillary components, including main panel upgrades, generators, critter guards, snow guards, electric vehicle chargers, roofing and landscaping materials, automatic transfer switches, and load controllers and (2) certain energy efficient upgrades, including thermostats, LED or other energy efficient light bulbs, showerheads, power strips, faucet aerators, staircase covers, blown attic insulation, water heater insulation and attic baffles, (viii) insert concentration limits for solar loans (1) with obligors with credit scores below certain thresholds, (2) which contain stated interest rates below certain thresholds, and (3) which finance procurement costs attributable to ancillary components or energy efficient upgrades which exceed certain thresholds, (ix) add eligibility requirements relating to solar loans used to finance ancillary components or energy efficient upgrades, (x) increase the liquidity reserve account requirements for solar loans for which a first payment has not yet been made, (xi) permit certain transfers and sales of certain service incentives paid by certain governmental authorities, grid operators, and others, and (xii) remove certain reserve requirements relating to low interest rate solar loans.

The foregoing description of the SLA Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the SLA Amendment, a copy of which the Company plans to file as an exhibit to its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending March 31, 2021.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: March 10, 2021By:/s/ Walter A. Baker
Walter A. Baker
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary