PPP Loan Data — Bright Planet Solar, Inc, Auburn, MA
Bright Planet Solar, Inc is a corporation located at 103 A Millbury St in Auburn, Massachusetts that received a Coronavirus-related PPP loan from the SBA of $3,576,100.00 in April, 2020.
The company has reported itself as a White male owned business, and employed at least 353 people during the applicable loan loan period.
PPP Loan Information
Loan Status:Ongoing Loan
Lender:First Home Bank
Bright Planet Solar, Inc in Auburn, MA received a Paycheck Protection Loan of $3.58M through First Home Bank, which was approved in April, 2020.
This loan has been disbursed by the lender and has not yet been fully repaid or forgiven. The exact status of ongoing loans is not released by the SBA.
Payroll Estimates Based On SBA PPP Loan Eligibility Formula
Understanding The SBA Formula For Determining PPP Loan Eligibility
The simplest way to describe the standard PPP calculation is that businesses are eligible to receive a maximum PPP loan of up to 2.5 x average 2019 monthly payroll costs. However, specific calculation methods vary based on entity type and have numerous qualifications.Read More
Understanding Payroll Estimates Based On PPP Amount
Please note that payroll estimations are based on a simplified PPP eligibility formula and do not account for factors such as salaries over $100k and other PPP eligibility components.Read More
Based on the standard PPP eligibility formula, it may be possible to estimate the payroll expenses represented by a company on their PPP application (see details above). In order to qualify for the PPP loan amount received, Bright Planet Solar, Inc's 2019 payroll expenses are estimated to be at least $17.17M.
Based on their reported 353 jobs retained, this equals an estimated average yearly compensation of $48,627 per employee1
Reported PPP Proceed Usage:
On the PPP application, Bright Planet Solar, Inc reported intending to use the proceeds of their PPP loan for the following expenses:
- Payroll: $2,861,100
- Utilities: $25,000
- Rent: $240,000
- Health Care: $450,000
Business Information - Bright Planet Solar, Inc in Auburn, MA
103 A Millbury St
Auburn, MA 1501
Solar Electric Power Generation
NAICS code 221114
Business Owner Demographics
Ethnicity: Not Hispanic or Latino
Gender: Male Owned
Veteran Status: Non-Veteran
Business Age: Existing or more than 2 years old
LMI Zone: N
Rural / Urban: Urban
Similar Companies near Auburn
In the Auburn area, 2 businesses in the "Solar Electric Power Generation" industry received a PPP loan. These local businesses reported an average of 197 employees (compared to this company's 353) and received an average PPP loan of $1,916,188 (compared to this company's $3.58M).
Similar Nearby Businesses Who Received PPP Funding:
Solar Wolf Energy Inc
Industry PPP Comparison Statistics
Nationwide, 2,779 businesses in the "Solar Electric Power Generation" industry received a total of $274.42M in PPP loans. This industry in total received less than 1% of the total PPP funding distributed.
PPP recipients in this industry report an average of 8 employees, 98% lower than Bright Planet Solar, Inc's reported 353 employees, and received an average PPP loan of $98,748, 97% lower than this company's loan of $3.58M.
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Footnotes & Information
1. Estimations for informational purposes only. Payroll and salary estimates assume the borrower used the standard PPP calculation of 2.5 x average 2019 monthly payroll costs to determine PPP loan eligibility. Calculation methods vary based on entity type. Please read the latest official SBA PPP calculation rules for a full explanation of PPP loan amount calculation methods.
2. If a company's reported number of employees divided by the maximum PPP range amount per the SBA is greater than $100,000, the estimated maximum PPP loan received by the company can be adjusted down to assume no more than $100,000 yearly salary per employee was used in the PPP application. While employees at the company may earn more, $100k / employee is the maximum amount that can be used in PPP eligibility calculations.
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