BE Bloom Energy

Mark Mesler VP of Finance & IR
KR Sridhar Co-Founder, President, Chairman & CEO
Randy Furr Executive VP & CFO
David Katter Baird
Michael Weinstein Credit Suisse
Paul Coster JPMorgan
Stephen Byrd Morgan Stanley
Tahira Afzal KeyBanc
Colin Rusch Oppenheimer
Shereen Undavia Raymond James
Julien Dumoulin-Smith Bank of America
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Good afternoon, and welcome to the Bloom Energy First Quarter 2019 Earnings Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference call is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to Mark Mesler, Vice President of Finance and Investor Relations of Bloom Energy. Please go ahead.

Mark Mesler

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KR Sridhar

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Randy Furr

my be referring that KR. comments, call slides presentation earnings to Throughout referred to in Mark I'll the Thanks, prepared earlier. the

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comes Your from first David Katter with question [Operator Baird. Instructions]

David Katter

to -- like the be a Can little and it kind dynamics the wanted some for I of start is little midpoint of you guide customers mix about just of down might the looks the next bit talk there? So a your quarter. down margin upfront bit sequentially. of on It

Randy Furr

down be quarter-over-quarter. We question, margin Good David. really expect to don't necessarily Yes.

in the in mix we think margin reason we felt think the general bit I just good of be had we like we QX I even half that business stress about continuing business we're we we not have QX first about well. to that upside year have. of last this at just no of business if at the half as that can't of want work and mix guided to a And of you overdelivered had quarter. the -- going the year. beginning some and that second that of in to was midpoint quarter, And was year, our the as as the look through to the we there's Obviously, $X,XXX in $X,XXX,

So we expect down. be to it don't

a maybe flat, wanted essentially set. up be to slightly we but it bit, expectations some in to we provide expect that the room We

David Katter

on shifting in second kind Understood. point backlog color agreement on half. just then the business of business you helpful. the what And provide and kind the bit you of gears and the margin made backlog That's additional opportunity maybe kind the the last the you're in of of the of Korea, seeing a to there. Can there? And trends little in sort

Randy Furr

Korea diversify wins in KR Korea. -- as pointed continue to locations includes we not domestic is to in that we've be that We grow Look, international obviously for business, our had some expect we've other we'll as has and quarter, expectation strong just business here. business that internationally. but last reported as out And our us well in and that business, the

All year. a of had into that We XXXX. was certainly not shipped backlog in going this

We that continue this booked, want that. and just expect of in -- business. to throughout year have kind continue to Korea to grow The it you and book to business we Anything to at add? I'll leave

KR Sridhar

you think that. answered I No,

not we So changing are guidance. our

I of making see and think what international. points trend guidance expect today, the And between we on key that's and expect have we as you to that to track in U.S. given here sit no we terms mix changes. is he's


Weinstein Michael Your next Credit question Suisse. with comes from

Michael Weinstein

a half. maybe Can you -- -- status. the half be on And little X.X a how than Gen first stronger guess an little why bit about topic on talk then also second that factors of this same the I update just will

KR Sridhar


what mix to is, entering non-mission-critical, the install, things business into are, the fairly the bookings, what depending process our is all much that in all complexity affect utility where a quarter on whether the have to TISC different our based visibility you deltas have we install, what think we the particular these various that new things mission-critical, ultimately they the quarters, those we good All affect know are gave size how and territory, months. Randy whether on the installation geography reasons where Korea the and we we is X the the on because affect a of for we I the the understand of see where of bookings and you and So depending stated have we rates are. ASP XX we slotted through

first for So see it will we we that knew in segments, at have the what we and second domestic in terms And good basis of better in market of visibility we growth, that formed the mix the in we in lighter will between margin margin. be the into into of terms half terms year, Coming the it. terms half see is be international. growth and where see the where of and geographies of what the

that we but call, provided that half first that we're We the to that what I XXs put have during have the in and the we're fairly we're last was our it telling second you reason already and that tracking the in the at this expect expect stated growth plan point. we margin the just clearly in to color be And to half. you be and up tracking to lighter

Randy Furr

I couldn't to X.X? microphone, I understand sorry, but a And me. about little think you a that hear discussion asked on the little closer also I you moved

KR Sridhar


track. on is X.X So

didn't first ignore time. that mean the I Sorry, to

and automation process, on me. point, is And the as that speak. it's you X.X the And design design we on reminding for we thanks tell is So at through is this It process track. all track. can yes, going

Michael Weinstein

full in question, of -- that. production? kind be some can up frame time just of And when Maybe you think can an last one and provide kind or on ramp you service then estimate full to you will it maybe

Randy Furr

of certainly current to everything production of very We'll clearly a market. some we the time the that. want fourth Obviously, have the We Yes, line deplete additional product out current in the good calls of generation and the shipments over X.X time. product. in is quarter for with ramp inventory It's all year. next the

X-quarter a at ramp X will a and of more probably be it transition So kind like to -- least up.

can end by up XXXX. the you kind expect of with So that the full said, ramp of


comes Paul next Your JPMorgan. with from question Coster

Paul Coster

sense potentially Can you numbers, know bookings little bit the and talk a us but of don't I of bookings of us helpful. impacts would plan curtail any the California you to pipeline? the a on customers in gives the is anything pipeline. momentum kind million having to interested that in share I'm particularly X be And about your electricity whether health PG&E to

KR Sridhar

very good question. a Paul, that's

So a significant a And expect point. reliable said that people service service are pretty of with opposed in feel And always-on customer this. gut I where events and they take as do we business last even territory solution. does a relatively can control. Fundamentally get between the continuous out would to a power you about you to reported better your the customer, Clearly and of that kind and breaks We acquiring contract see out that peak we a that for long when utility cycle. a customer week, microgrid the exist outage figuring to I how swath of territory. to give know, start providing X cycle the beyond Street as it an Wall solution because, days safe in to translate Journal that we once came think would they reports potentially is a of definitely their to the

the However, is uncertainty ratepayer is and clarity going going what to bear to or and the exists whether that be it going on going to the today all how is there is economics, is burden taxpayer is no the to state not or on it or still do the passed what investor do. mean to the

shelves. going stores tell all to where a make I Immediately, We like there decision do suddenly in can the solutions product fundamentals favoring consumer the that, what customers going need consumables the out our is then things their see you unlike hurricane, grocery the are shake off next. those they're for So to to if on corporate be to Bloom. a

do. You turnaround kind quick a we for that expect what don't of

Paul Coster

any bookings potential to have Anything is stuff outside to the opportunities moment? growth follow-up momentum going site we India, some then at you my share -- question this are countries? And When regarding see coming business those been Japan, from can U.K. previously.

Randy Furr

on once that is tend add would again, pretty do consistent that One backlog, to the not the lumpy. the the a on often Look, update here I've the that international we I backlog orders installation. business, year, stayed be will thing we have

you the contrast If to installation, domestic have do revenue. that have bookings kind between where the acceptance the of the business and time could that the we we or the recognition of

for planning, Given that do, range. all to to all all time, occurred have that, and in that time we it by design the lead the the permit systems. already the to systems, international, place order business that build tends When book all time XX-month to down do be to the it they just X- that's us that we upfront effort it's takes the has

actually we've So and in ship book often, comes we're we think that quarter, you'll certainly, will see in where same order the it the it's international if even we and one where in the quarter. of been and quarter has most early the booked possible, in had I shipped business, enough next the quarter this, have

will the it business. input domestic that hopefully, want different or comes profile when and international bookings that time part... So stress a is or same acceptance -- actual take I the But the there just to shipment between to versus

KR Sridhar

in particular. international the address on Paul, as me couple, markets, and you And them a identified let

And and now India is the But are, talked large create lead lot gas interesting it of come momentum lot in said gas think of to up to really companies will that of I in in the players. you, going has city a I'll the where groundwork market Oil some to to a the gas terms of tell where facility India. opportunities Part other but down things India a companies the and biogas for positive just are the you opened of Indian Corporation located. doing of other recently Chennai are IT the We a have I not and few line. authority they very to

nature robust we action So there's right direction any think are again, very are familiar in the have are that completed. election business not but India the entry you to market any trends fast In will are don't to People action decisions. until we pointing the a terms of be short term, that of growth. that be And market. India in a know going I That make the a there. we building, in very and pipeline the with impending -- slow then is

We are aware that. of

for figured are think I putting regulatory be point, Brexit from policy wait-and-see. think is don't We At in prepared it's it. a energy a people our until this I and that. will out, U.K., perspective, a


Your next question with comes from Stephen Byrd Morgan Stanley.

Stephen Byrd

to really very obviously operationally prove technical to more you the like you've biogas? Company. just I approach? to prepared your you work very feel the understood wanted that you'd that this into biogas development. about done in I results. Southern make perspective, like like -- from positive essentially imply near encouraging bit you using Would with ties operationally sounds just a product a the I time couple It further India, seems wanted to And a I sure development, that have to start it a operational need but think it's more future deploying Or out do be broad.

KR Sridhar

more big be operate fact from way that's Steve, in than particulates, a other is the were long prototype way, amenable for to out time. that and field clean be particulates for unpleasant Definitely, surprises. a from -- there it it were I has deal. harmful negative we SOx, with expect which the very absence a is out, operated have in carbon that, a working if make methane that fully things NOx, to X go energy the and doesn't means it systems were there client have on the a up XXx operate conventional the mean that SOx, this not that our That good Even no if went By a atmosphere no question. that market it going in lab purified gas footprint. not that into it is it's systems Southern it our the into COX NOx, method, in purified that, that just which to we required and real demonstrated a a to we and to of our surprises it's greenhouse levels the go perspective that for used the the way to in What to put to is molecule. because And pipeline. felt been the a a carbon, Company adds all the technology, the carbon

what -- later about systems year. potentially are go of This to with the year customers, our into and generation. pilot be able quarters and customers, to and it we pilot we tell of one next we and in expect expect the to customers backlog are have and we is to out a signing up this, this few pilot will about take closed expect you go best those solutions with we starting now we So proven this customers, Having and done. to into be next on-site there customers funnel

Stephen Byrd

relatively level purchases, follow-on a great shift cycle you're I of it, to sort large That's think to high-level little customers. have extremely I'm moved your helpful. purchases with but terms cycle large customers. to customers? At call existing Obviously, high trends curious, are there success any from in of that I of existing with large some to converting over a respect that small very Randy a with bit, to touched move customers into just you to wanted the very your from, on seeing I'll that just small this

KR Sridhar

is that typically trends And clearly. the noteworthy. than rule, to brand-new very with larger see average. of something customers. we a repeat that transaction That shorter a is orders repeat is couple a than tend a order. repeat are But that orders it those time also customer with than to are a cycle The on time as to transaction first become first order single the cycle There be purchase the customer

scale existing with us. focus on from focus So much a But the as getting who perspective, perspective, signed heavily up. from we initial on, a repeatability perspective volume customers on we and numbers customers


with Your Tahira next from comes question KeyBanc. Afzal

Tahira Afzal

installed on K.R., are for guys first that question seems you're acceptance your is meeting in rate. track the as back me it base predicting you

the year to put year, more there any and you plan? you this other next into the of into up in cleared think see As back are half need growth initiatives

KR Sridhar

we're I and we very addition by looking building existed putting are team for now adding half think ramp in leadership dedicated we that it. people, getting before second the ready a strong more to and but team the are to really in

that trend. feel steps to all to like sit we up necessary adequate we As are we be to the here, able step taking

Tahira Afzal

in breakeven more territory? And back a maybe Randy. be positive of Randy, flow we quarter last and free see second to of may Any free we positive cash one when move the got could question cash flow line sight glimmer for up year.

Randy Furr

if more we And in the loss to look contribution roughly -- news from guidance, in Obviously, $X favorable the Look, We that where certainly lot good continue cash we $X million we're into the expenditures. expect million million less lost we pretty million, than had expecting future. QX. midpoint free working capital, capital $X something QX. -- Yes. a which or tracking is I We favorable million, our $X flow to well $X it roughly had of our sense. had roughly is in at makes we you

So coming the expected positive. flow with obviously, we we flow this quarter, then go half second cash expect that to cash could to QX. year, see think free profits the And we of free that in neutral

there. So I think I'll stop

your answers that question. think I


from question Oppenheimer. Colin next with Rusch Your comes

Colin Rusch

could guidance. acceptances replacements how and revenue guidance, many delta material the are you And many the XQ stack builds. Guys, a break are there? new between and XQ Is there the revenue down how and

Randy Furr


what say you mean though, you by replacements, do that? when stock So

Colin Rusch

replacing I then stack and existing mean the installation. you're the if

Randy Furr

yes. Yes,

managed that replaceable an There's And to or reported shift look P&L, service. end to you we reported P&L field, acceptances, the service customer get. part letter, it's our new if up again, we have product, we through that the shareholder in included they or So that when for service as sell a at financials financed the in offset we that's stuff services equipment, there our on our expense of and leasing revenue in and by new either that's that these is which revenue out the transactions. units refer that installations all our as to we the CapEx either PPA field directly as front isn't the in

the systems, the stuff the service, that the revenue providing when we of guidance a field new replaceable expense the deteriorate to anything that's point out and efficiency. that all back the as So midpoint that and part new we of ship we're a FRUs, all out there QX, for units, guidance is field or we're up shipping that of do that ends in XX% the to it, we the systems about call

So hopefully question. that answers your


from next Undavia Your question comes James. with Shereen Raymond

Shereen Undavia

the regarding battery a solution the storage to in these been microgrid Are Bloom essentially systems storage. display core has So of with opportunity. I the aiming Traditionally, had you microgrid the question Servers?

KR Sridhar

without the the operating. never because and gives of operate able microgrid battery be days, put So in a without never with amount real months microgrid definition of storage storage and of and operating. storage A minutes for grid in to would should grid place. the in operates you operation single a that weeks And battery you hours microgrid

that the distinction. is So

the power a uninterruptible So can battery. of service the with done availability be UPS,

no service. needs battery. a supply how the It So out can on to of for the by any matter is combination is truly all that by provide we predetermined which customer the means, grid this been replacement adequate meet demands technologies no of the to stay long have is, with that generation a

available. run that was needing large as So for time commercial without did for such a customers, a not other in past, than could the diesel potentially for interruption a large few days at the customers, fuel exist as genset long supply industrial solution

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