Solar Finance and Investment USA

Solar Finance and Investment USA covers topics such as:

  • Subsidies beyond the ITC, how may Congress still contribute?
  • Lobbying updates: who is doing what and why?
  • What is the market for 10% tax equity?
  • How will tax equity structures accommodate new financial models?
  • What is the actual cost of capital, taking into account the growth factor investors will expect?
  • How many YieldCos can the market absorb?
  • International Yieldco: impact of currency, political risk and levels of geographic diversification
  • What impact will storage and asset diversification have on current and future YieldCos’?
  • Overview of U.S. storage subsidies and comparisons to European solar+storage financings
  • Manufacturer YieldCo vs Developer YieldCo vs Utility YieldCo: the pros and cons of each business model
  • How will storage be packaged for utilities scale, C&I, residential?
  • How the power market structures affect solar+storage options: PJM, ERCOT, California, Northeast and Hawaii
  • Measure and reduce your soft costs
  • Revamping projects through grid stability: increasing the M&A pool
  • What can streamlining of financing arrangement do to speed up deals?
  • Reducing CAPEX
  • How will storage contribute to make solar attractive
  • Technology update: can panel prices and BOS reduce any further and what are the implications on technical risk
  • Impact of the increasing liquidity
  • Term B loans
  • How will project finance will change to finance smaller deals
  • The fate of interest rates
  • Credit enhancement: Green Banks as catalysts of investment
  • What conditions are needed for Green Bonds to catch on?
  • Consolidation: scale or control, what is the winning strategy?
  • Preferred investment avenues
  • Timelines: what are the key factors to keep in mind to ensure the quality in the rush to build
  • How to achieve financial close for utility scale projects after 2016

Solar Finance and Investment USA brings together:

  • Investment Banks
  • Developers, Project Sponsors and Operators
  • Pension Funds & Other Institutional Investors
  • Tax equity Investors
  • Insurance and Re-Insurance Companies
  • Private Equity
  • Accountants
  • Brokers
  • Law Firms
  • Rating Agencies
  • Panel Manufacturers
  • Engineering Firms, EPCs and Consultants
  • Utilities and Off-Takers
  • Asset Management / O&M Experts
  • Information Technology Experts
  • Building Owners, Municipal and Private Land Owners
  • Balance of System Providers


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