Overview

Aggregation of Renewable Energy Assets: Bond Pools, Securitization, and Other Financing Techniques

WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2013

U.S. renewable energy finance is at an important juncture.  Wind, solar and other renewable energy costs continue to decline while facing significant competition from low natural gas prices.  Policy discussions continue on tax reform and the future of federal tax credits as support for and interest in new mechanisms, such as MLPs, REITs and securitization, gains momentum.  Please join leading experts as they discuss the opportunities and challenges relating to scaling up renewable energy finance, asset aggregation, bond pools, securitization and other techniques as the market responds to important U.S. energy market and policy trends.

Q & A Submission:
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Call Times:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Central
10:00 am - 11:30 am Mountain
9:00 am - 10:30 am Pacific
8:00 am - 9:30 am Alaskan

Teleconference Chairs:
Kimberly E. DiamondLowenstein Sandler LLP
Roger D. StarkStoel Rives LLP
Sarah A.W. FittsDebevoise & Plimpton LLP

Legislative Update:  
Todd Foley, SVP Policy & Government Relations, ACORE

Moderator:  
Sarah A.W. FittsDebevoise & Plimpton LLP

Speakers:
Jeffrey Eckel, Chief Executive Officer, Hannon Armstrong
David Yeh, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy
Jay McKenna, Director, Business Development, K Road Power
Tia S. Barancik, Special Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP (New York)
C. Baird Brown, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

 

 

Our Next Seminar & Teleconference

Leveraging Tax Equity: the Latest on the Department of Treasury’s new PTC Guidance

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

On May 2, the IRS released much anticipated guidance on how it will administer the five year extension of the PTC (IRS guidance on the ITC extension will be released later).  The multi-year extensions of the PTC and ITC have provided the wind and solar energy sectors with stable, long-term policy and can help accelerate an already expanding market. However, details in IRS implementation and the availability of enough competitively priced tax equity are critical to monetizing the tax incentives and expanding deployment. How will the PTC extension be implemented?  Will there be enough cost-competitive tax equity to optimize these important incentives? Could the lack of tax equity slow market growth? Additionally, how will the scheduled step downs of the credits affect the tax equity markets in the coming years? Leaders in renewable energy finance and development will discuss these and other issues.

Q & A Submission:
Q & A both on the teleconference and live at the host firm sites, will follow the speakers' presentations. Please email questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Call Times:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern
11:00 am - 12:30 pm Central
10:00 am - 11:30 am Mountain
9:00 am - 10:30 am Pacific
8:00 am - 9:30 am Alaskan

Moderator:
Greg Wetstone, President & CEO, ACORE

Speakers:
Keith Martin, Partner, Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Darren Van't Hof
, Director of Renewable Energy Investments, US Bank
Jeff Weiss, Co-Chairman & Managing Director, Distributed Sun

Teleconference Series Chairs:
Sarah A.W. FittsDebevoise & Plimpton LLP
Roger D. Stark, Stark Energy Consulting LLC
Gene GurevichSecuring America's Future Energy
Matthew J. Frank, Murphy Desmond S.C.
Grant Rauscher, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP