Enphase Energy, Inc. a global energy technology company,recently announced restructuring and cost savings initiatives that are expected to result in approximately $20 million of annualized operating expense savings.
Enphase is reducing approximately 11 percent of its global workforce and eliminating certain non-core projects. The Company expects to incur aggregate restructuring charges in the third quarter of 2016 of approximately $3.0 million, including approximately $1.7 million in cash-based severance and related benefits, and approximately $1.3 million in non-cash expense for asset impairments and write-offs related to property and equipment. The restructuring actions are expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016.
“We made these decisions as part of our efforts to increase our competitiveness in an environment where industry dynamics are constantly evolving,” said Paul Nahi, President and CEO of Enphase Energy. “We believe these restructuring actions will better align Enphase’s resources with our long-term competitive growth strategies and market opportunities. I would like to express my sincere gratitude to those employees affected by today’s announcement for their many contributions to Enphase.”