President & CEO,
Executive Vice President & CEO
Board Chair, ACORE
Policy insiders will review top priorities of Biden’s whole-of-government approach to the climate crisis, legislative expectations for tax credits and other policy support, and the repercussions for sector finance.
Senior Policy Advisor, Majority Staff,
U.S. Senate Finance Committee
Budget and Tax Policy Advisor,
House Ways and Means Committee
Associate Director of Climate, Energy, Environment and Science,
U.S. Office of Management and Budget
DG solar and storage is estimated to be a $45 billion market through 2025. In this session, we’ll discuss the challenges of connecting projects to efficient sources of capital and opportunities on the horizon for investors in this space. This session will have limited capacity and will be closed to press.
Managing Director of Power & Infrastructure,
John Hancock Financial Services
Executive Director, Loan Programs Office,
U.S. Department of Energy
Leading investors and sponsors will take part in quickfire Q&A on deal flow, tax equity and the cost of capital. Panelists will weigh in on the tax credit extensions’ impacts while assessing sponsor challenges securing tax equity and direct pay options.
Norton Rose Fulbright
Global Renewable Energy Leader,
GE Energy Financial Services
Chief Executive Officer,
Head of Americas for the Renewable Power Group,
Companies will highlight examples of using private capital to address equity, environmental justice and job creation as we transition to a low-carbon economy.
Head of Policy & Strategy,
Senior Managing Director,
Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners
Founder and Executive Chairman,
Founder & CEO,
548 Capital & 548 Development
Darren Van’t Hof
Managing Director, Environmental and Community Capital,
U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation
The rapid prioritization of ESG metrics is heightening existing commitments and attracting non-traditional investors to clean energy. This panel will assess how the financial sector, federal regulations and climate risk reduction are driving ESG, as well as the ramifications for sector growth, corporate demand and pricing.
Covington & Burling LLP
Head of Sustainability,
USA and Canada,
Enel North America, Inc.
Vice President of Investor Relations and ESG Strategy,
Co-Founder and Managing Director of Tax Credit Investments,
Monarch Private Capital
The power crises seen in Texas, California, SPP and other markets underline the urgency for significant investment in the nation’s power grid. This discussion will lay out priorities for better grid infrastructure, expanded transmission and enhanced grid reliability.
President & CEO,
ERCOT Market Monitor
SVP, Government Relations and External Affairs,
Panelists will examine opportunities and challenges for project finance with the Texas outage fallout on hedges, proxy revenue swaps, corporate PPAs and other deals. What risks are tax equity providers, lenders, sponsors and buyers willing to accept and how should we move forward?
McDermott Will & Emery
Energy Strategy Manager,
Join CohnReznick and CohnReznick Capital for a roundtable discussion about what sponsors and investors need to know to finance offshore wind projects, including financing structures, offtake agreements, key project milestones, risk management, and the potential impact of direct pay. This session will have limited capacity and will be closed to press.
How are lenders approaching renewable and clean assets? Panelists will discuss deal flow and their strategies for merchant power, hydrogen, storage, community solar and other technologies.
Member and Co-Leader of Renewable Energy Team,
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
Managing Director, Head of Alternative Energy Finance,
Managing Director, Project Finance,
Managing Director, Head of U.S. Project Finance & Infrastructure,
The Honorable Richard Glick
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
How can the catalytic technologies coming into the market – emobility, hydrogen, storage and renewable gas – be effectively financed, and what disruption will they cause? Panelists will discuss the roles of strategic alliances, infrastructure capital, private placements, and special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) in this space and opportunities for the renewable sector.
Managing Director, Co-Head Natural Resources,
Bank of America
Global Head of Energy and Infrastructure,
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman