Corporate America is Turning to Renewable Energy in a Dramatic Fashion

Corporations that seek to take advantage of the various opportunities in renewable energy must develop a nuanced understanding of the renewables procurement process. There are a variety of options available to buyers, and the process for acquiring renewables can be complex. The good news is that Corporate Renewables 2016 is a place where corporate renewable energy buyers can come to stay abreast of the latest market developments, to tap into the experience of their corporate peers, to boost their renewable procurement skills and capabilities and to search for renewables deals.

The event will provide corporate energy buyers with the latest insights into:
• Renewable energy sourcing strategies—and the challenges that accompany them
• Renewable contracting models—including contract deal points and how they are being handled in the marketplace
• Making the business case for renewables: economics, risks and legal—how to get your CFO and other internal stakeholders comfortable with the deal
• Deal opportunities—finding the right project opportunities for your company
• And more

Corporate Renewables 2016 is a valuable resource for meeting your peers and renewable energy suppliers, and for advancing your game plan for successful renewable energy strategy and procurement.

Corporate Renewables 101 – An Interactive Workshop for Corporate Energy Buyers
For corporates looking for an introduction to renewable energy procurement, the workshop Corporate Renewables 101, on Monday, Sept 26, will provide all the basic information needed to get you up to speed.


**We’ve Moved Venues

To accommodate the ever-increasing number of attendees, we’ve had to move to a larger venue, the Washington Marriott Marquis.  Please see the venue section for more details.

JUST ADDED: New Corporate Energy Buyers
Don’t miss hearing from Microsoft, Walmart, Apple, Lockheed Martin, Hewlett Packard, Amazon & more!

Special Pricing Available for corporate energy buyers, government & non-profits

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Want to attend?

Registration Opens May 2017

As a registrant, you can access our networking system to connect with other attendees one week before the event.

2016's Featured Speakers

The Corporate Renewables Advisory Board (see brochure for details)

Kirby Brendsel, Associate Director of
Sustainability
, STARWOOD HOTELS
& RESORTS WORLDWIDE

James Critchfield, Director, Green Power
Partnership
, EPA GREEN PARTNERSHIP

John DeAngelis, Energy Program Manager,
STEELCASE INC.

Mark H. Dhennin, Director of
Energy Efficiency
, CUMMINS

Eric Dominguez, Corporate Director –
Utilities, Engineering & Environmental Affairs,

CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT

Kathy Loftus, Global
Leader Sustainable Facilities
,
WHOLE FOODS MARKETS

Joe Pendergast, North American
Commodity Manager
, PHILLIPS

Kevin Rabinovitch, Global
Sustainability Director
, MARS

Max Scher, Sustainability
Program Manager,
SALESFORCE

Michael Terrell, Principal, Energy
and Global Infrastructure
, GOOGLE

Marco Ugarte, Ph.D., Sustainability
Manager
, MILLERCOORS

Interested in being a speaker?

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SolSystems

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Sol Systems is a solar energy finance and investment firm. The company has facilitated financing for 171MW solar projects on behalf of Fortune 100 corporations, insurance companies, utilities, banks, family offices, and individuals. Sol Systems has $550 million in assets under management as of October 2014.

Sol Systems provides secure, sustainable investment opportunities to investor clients, and sophisticated project financing solutions to developers. The company’s tailored financial services range from tax structured investments and project acquisition, to debt financing and SREC portfolio management.

Baker & McKenzie

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With a network of more than 4,000 locally qualified and internationally experienced lawyers, Baker & McKenzie is one of the world’s leading global law firms and a long-standing leader in the renewable energy industry. Our Global Renewable Energy and Clean Technology practice provides a full range of legal services to participants in the wind, solar and bioenergy sectors and we have represented clients on market-defining transactions throughout the U.S. and the world. Working seamlessly across our 77 offices in 47 countries, we help clients structure, acquire, finance and implement projects and manage their investments, whether in developed, developing or transition countries. Our ultimate aim is to efficiently provide commercially effective solutions to our clients at every stage.

Baywa R.E.

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BayWa r.e. Solar Projects, a subsidiary of BayWa AG, is based in California and provides turnkey project development, design and construction, operation and maintenance, and project finance. With over three decades of experience and 400 MW of operating solar assets and 1.4 GW in technical management worldwide, our cross-functional team combines local expertise with global experience to deliver innovative photovoltaic solutions precisely planned and constructed with best-in-class financing to maximize your return on investment.

With a strong financial parent, BayWa r.e. Solar Projects is able to structure and finance project on an individual basis ensuring a high-quality solar investment. Whether you are an investor seeking higher returns, or a business organization turning to solar electricity to lower costs and reap the benefits of tax credits, we understand how to manage, maintain and maximize project operations making us the partner of choice.

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects is actively seeking to develop and acquire offsite solar projects throughout North America.

K&L Gates (Corporate Energy)

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K&L Gates LLP comprises approximately 2,000 lawyers on five continents. Our solar sector experience includes utility scale and distributed solar projects around the world, ranging from the largest solar projects built or contemplated to small residential distributed solar installations. Our clients include renewable energy developers, industry suppliers and contractors, cell and panel manufacturers, investors and lenders. Our team has built a reputation for innovative lawyering on distributed solar finance, including the pioneering use of the inverted lease structure, and the securitization of solar receivables. We have worked with virtually all solar technologies currently on the market, including photovoltaic (both thin film and crystalline silicon), solar thermal, and concentrated solar power. Drawing upon a cohesive team of lawyers from multiple disciplines, and global experience in the renewable energy industry, we provide valuable, strategic legal advice to serve our clients’ business goals.

 

Morrison & Foerster (Renewables)

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Morrison & Foerster has one of the nation’s leading practices devoted to the development and financing of solar power and other renewable energy projects. Our lawyers have played a key role in the inception and development of the equity, debt and capital markets for solar power projects, representing many of the industry’s leaders. We have expertise advising companies in both the photovoltaic and concentrated solar thermal domains (including utility-scale solar thermal projects), in the United States and overseas.

Our lawyers have successfully closed solar transactions from over $1.6 billion in loan guarantees for three projects in a 375 MW concentrated solar thermal power complex in the Mojave Desert in California to advising on the eighth largest photovoltaic plant in the world.

PWC (Corporate Renewables)

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Tax and accounting? Sure. But also corporate renewables insights, energy transformation, operational improvements, business strategy, asset management, and  securitization planning. We have worked with emerging as well as established companies across the renewables value chain and have an in-depth understanding of a broad range of industry issues. Want to work with a firm that is well equipped to help corporations invest in, deploy, and maintain renewables? Talk to PwC for the whole conversation about where renewables are heading. We have specialists that can help you across the globe.

 

Renewable Choice Energy

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Renewable Choice Energy is a pioneering global supplier of products and services that advance clean energy development and the adoption of carbon reduction technologies, providing customized solutions to commercial and institutional buyers. Recognized as a leading partner to more than 160 Fortune 500 companies and a generous cross-section of the Global 500, Renewable Choice corporate customers have executed more than a gigawatt of new wind and solar development via Power Purchase Agreements since 2011. The firm’s portfolio also includes scores of educational institutions, municipalities, green buildings, and small-to-medium enterprises. Renewable Choice was the recipient of prestigious Green Power Leadership Awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2006, 2012, 2014, and 2015, and is a certified B Corporation.

STOEL RIVES

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STOEL RIVES LLP is a U.S. law firm, with a full suite of transactional and litigation solutions for U.S. and international clients. Established in 1907, the firm has nearly 400 attorneys operating out of 11 offices in seven states and the District of Columbia. Representative clients include financial institutions, public and private utilities, energy and renewable energy companies, developers, manufacturers, retailers, hospitals, universities, agribusinesses, software companies, food and beverage companies, charitable foundations, telecommunications and forestry companies, among others. We represent businesses at all stages of growth, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Chadbourne & Parke

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Chadbourne & Parke LLP is a franchise name in the independent power business. More than 80 lawyers work full-time in the project finance group, making it one of the largest such groups of any US law firm. The group has worked on projects in more than 80 countries, and is ranked number one in the US renewable energy market (in a shared ranking with Milbank) by the prestigious Chambers directory in London based on year-round interviewing of corporate law departments and peers at other firms. Chadbourne is headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York and has other offices in Washington, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Sao Paulo, Beijing, Almaty, Moscow, Warsaw, Kiev, Istanbul, Dubai and London.

Coronal Group

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Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, is a leading provider of renewable energy solutions—including solar photovoltaic and battery energy storage—for diverse enterprise customers across North America, including utilities, corporations, the public sector, educational institutions, and other organizations. We combine world-class capabilities in development, financing, engineering, construction, and asset management to deliver customer-focused solutions with unparalleled reliability, performance, and value.

Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, unites Panasonic’s lasting financial strength and award-winning history of solar innovation and sustainability leadership with the project development, finance, engineering, construction, and asset management experience of Coronal Energy. Our portfolio includes projects in 40 U.S. states totaling 2.3 GW nationwide, with more than 3.4 GW of additional greenfield and brownfield projects under construction/contract, in development, or in the pipeline.

The Coronal Energy, powered by Panasonic, team maintains offices across North America in California, Colorado, New Jersey, Virginia, and Toronto.

Deloitte

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DELOITTE’S M&A practice provides, comprehensive and strategically focused tax, accounting and advisory services to both financial and corporate buyers. With a global network of over 4,000 M&A specialists, clients have access to experienced professionals in all forms of acquisitions, investment and financing structures, disposition alternatives, and post transaction and integration activities. Our multi-disciplinary approach teams top-flight M&A professionals, industry specialists and technical experts to provide fact-based answers and independent advice geared to helping clients minimize risk and maximize returns.

EDF Renewable Energy

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EDF Renewable Energy is a leading U.S. independent power producer with more than 25 years of expertise in the renewable industry, covering all range of services from project development, management to operations and maintenance. EDF Renewable Energy specializes in wind and solar photovoltaic with presence in other segments of the renewable energy market: biogas, biomass, hydro, marine energy and storage solutions. The company develops, constructs, operates and manages renewable energy projects throughout the United States for its own accord as well as for third parties. EDF Renewable Energy’s portfolio consists of 4 gigawatts of developed projects with 1.9 gigawatts of installed capacity. EDF Renewable Energy is the U.S. subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles. EDF Energies Nouvelles is the renewable energy arm of the EDF group, the leading electricity company in the world.

OneEnergy Renewables

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OneEnergy Renewables, founded in 2009, is a privately held company actively developing a significant pipeline of utility scale solar projects nationwide. Pioneers of the offsite solar project model, we specialize in pre-construction development of ground mounted solar PV projects. Our experienced team of renewable energy professionals pair de-risked projects with advanced energy procurement and financial solutions to deliver construction-ready and operational solar assets. As a certified B-Corp, OneEnergy enthusiastically embraces and meets rigorous standards of business, social, and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. It’s how we do business, plain and simple.

Orrick

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Orrick is a global leader in the development, financing, acquisition and disposition of utility scale and distributed solar projects.

  • Over 20,000 megawatts of solar PPAs and storage contracts, arrangements, and EPC and module supply contracts
  • Innovative financing including levered and unlevered tax equity financings, using every structure in the market
  • Development, mezzanine, construction and term debt financings for market-leading solar projects
  • High profile solar project and company M&A and joint venture transactions

SolarCity

Website

SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) provides clean energy. The company has disrupted the century-old energy industry by providing renewable electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and government organizations for less than they spend on utility bills. SolarCity gives customers control of their energy costs to protect them from rising rates. The company makes solar energy easy by taking care of everything from design and permitting to monitoring and maintenance. Visit the company online at our website and follow the company on Facebook & Twitter.

Tradewind Energy, Inc

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Tradewind Energy is one of the largest wind and solar project development companies in the U.S. We deliver long-term projects that tap in to nature’s resources to produce sustainable energy for our nation – real power that will keep our energy costs low. We’ve earned a reputation for innovation in the market, for our highly skilled and passionate team, and for our deeply held respect for the people, environment and communities where we develop our projects.

Wilson Sonsini

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is uniquely positioned to help companies and their financial partners realize the vast promise of the energy and clean technology field. The firm’s traditional leadership in the technology sector makes us exceptionally well suited to serve as a strategic advisor to visionary companies at all stages of development.

To take full advantage of this unparalleled platform, we have assembled a highly specialized team of energy and clean technology attorneys, giving us top-tier expertise in everything from patents to project finance, government affairs to tax structures. Also setting the firm apart are our longstanding relationships with venture capitalists, private equity firms, and major financial institutions across the U.S. and abroad, which allow us to serve as a conduit to—and advisor regarding—-a wide variety of funding sources. When it comes to structuring and closing groundbreaking transactions in the emerging energy economy, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has become the firm of choice for leading companies, investors, and lenders.

Winston & Strawn, LLP

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Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with more than 850 attorneys among 18 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. The firm’s energy, project development, and finance practice is a particular strength of the firm, offering  more than 30 years of industry experience, innovation, and a track record of success over a broad range of energy-related services. We advocate and advise on new energy policies and regulatory compliance. We provide assistance on all types of development agreements, including power purchase agreements, interconnection agreements, operations and maintenance agreements, and supply and procurement agreements. We assist clients in the structure and financing of energy projects, and in the acquisition and disposition of companies and assets. We also offer counsel on cutting-edge market trends and tax matters. Together, our experience, capabilities, and integrated platform help us to guide successfully our clients through today’s dynamic energy environment.

8minutenergy Renewables

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Founded in 2009, 8minutenergy Renewables is the nation’s largest independent developer of solar PV projects. To date, 8minutenergy has been awarded more than 1.5 gigawatts in power purchase agreements, and is developing some of the largest solar projects in the world, including the 800 MW Mount Signal farm in California. 8minutenergy has an unmatched ability to produce affordable clean energy and to deliver strong financial returns on utility-scale solar projects.

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

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Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology consulting for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides services primarily to the US government in defense, intelligence, and civil markets, and to major corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Booz Allen helps clients achieve success today and address future needs by applying functional expertise spanning consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems development, cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation to design, develop, and implement solutions.

Booz Allen is headquartered in McLean, Virginia and employs more than 22,000 people.

Duke Energy

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Duke Energy makes life better for millions of people everyday by providing electric and gas services in a sustainable way – affordable, reliable and clean.

We are one of the largest electric power companies in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 35,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas and the Midwest, and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

First Solar

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First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems using advanced module and system technology. Through determined innovation, we have achieved a significant milestone by delivering solar energy that is an economically attractive alternative to fossil-fuel sourced electricity. From module sales through turnkey power plant development, First Solar is a reliable, world-class partner for clean, renewable energy generation.

Invenergy LLC

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Invenergy develops, owns, and operates utility-scale renewable and natural gas-fueled power generation facilities in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and is North America’s largest independent wind power generation company. We have a proven track record in establishing and maintaining longstanding, profitable relationships with utilities, suppliers, and the communities in which our projects are located.

Our company name reflects our commitment to innovation in the energy sector. We are a leading force in power supply diversification, and our expertise includes a complete range of fully integrated in-house capabilities:

  • Development, Permitting, Transmission, and Interconnection
  • Energy Marketing and Finance
  • Engineering and Project Construction
  • Operations and Maintenance

Invenergy values integrity, commitment to our business partners and host communities, and environmental responsibility. As an independently-owned company – with a staff that’s the best in the business – we operate nimbly and efficiently, delivering long-term, profitable growth.

Namasté Solar

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Namasté Solar, founded in 2005, is your quality solar partner helping you reduce energy costs and meet your sustainability goals. As an employee-owned company, we believe in transforming energy and transforming business through a customized solar experience from start to finish. Namasté Solar is a nationally-recognized, award winning solar company, known for our highly-trained and dedicated staff. We offer business owners, government and municipalities nation-wide, extensive feasibility studies, planning capabilities, design resources, installation expertise and maintenance programs to ensure that your solar PV system performs as expected. With offices in Colorado, New York and California, Namasté Solar is your quality solar partner.

RES (Renewable Energy Systems)

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Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has been the trusted energy advisor to clients around the world since 1982. In the Americas since 1997, RES provides safe, reliable, and economic integrated energy solutions for the centralized bulk power and distributed customer-sited markets.
RES has designed safe, reliable, economical, and sustainable solutions for bulk power purchasers and asset owners using wind, solar, energy storage, and transmission technologies. We customize our centralized energy solutions with the support of these services and products:

  • Development and Origination
  • Third-Party Construction
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • IdentiFlight Aerial Detection System

RES offers clients local energy solutions, which provide controllable, competitive, and predictable power. These energy solutions utilize solar, energy storage, and demand side management (DSM) technologies. Depending on the structure of the local energy market, RES offers distributed energy solutions to clients through partnership with local utilities or directly to commercial, industrial, and public sector clients.

Apex Clean Energy

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Apex Clean Energy is an independent renewable energy company focused on building utility-scale generation facilities. Apex is constructing one of the nation’s largest, most diversified portfolios of renewable energy resources, capable of producing more than 12,000 MW of clean energy. This year, Apex is bringing five new U.S. wind energy facilities online, comprising 1,161 MW of capacity. Apex will provide asset management services on four of these facilities.

CustomerFirst Renewables

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CustomerFirst Renewables (CFR) is an innovative professional advisory services firm that designs and delivers economically attractive large-scale renewable energy solutions tailored and optimized to customer needs. CFR works on behalf of large businesses and institutions to address and overcome the challenges to directly source renewable electricity through on- and offsite solutions that are compelling alternatives to traditional fossil fuel-generated power sources. CFR integrates renewable energy solutions on a turn-key basis and its leadership team brings to bear 100+ years of renewables, energy, and top-tier management consulting experience to every customer. In addition to delivering breakthroughs in greenhouse gases, CFR’s renewable energy solutions are designed to save money relative to grid power, produce attractive NPV cost savings over the life of the contract, and significantly reduce future price risk, creating tangible value for customers.

Customized Energy Solutions

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Customized Energy Solutions is at the forefront of competitive energy markets. Through consulting services and financial analysis, we enable competitive suppliers, technology providers, and utilities to prosper through change.

Empower Energies

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Empower Energies, Inc., headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, is a clean energy project solutions provider focused on applying the right mixTM of combined heat and power (CHP), PV solar, and energy optimization solutions – with financing – to meet the profitability, resiliency and sustainability objectives of hospitals, universities, municipalities, and schools, as well as multi-facility commercial and industrial organizations.

Schneider Electric

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Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of $30 billion in FY2014, our 170,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies will reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

AEP Renewables

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Ballard Spahr

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Ballard Spahr LLP, an Am Law 100 law firm with more than 500 lawyers in 14 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge.

Clēnera

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Clēnera is an end-to-end utility-scale solar development and asset management service provider. The Company relies on the deep solar expertise of its executive team and staff (greater than 60 years combined) to identify the industry’s best projects and then manage those same projects from pre-construction acquisition through construction and into commercial operations.

In July 2013 Clēnera was formed alongside Centaurus Renewable Energy (CRE) to acquire and manage utility-scale solar energy projects on behalf of Centaurus Capital LP. While separately owned and operated, Clēnera is focused on its exclusive role as development and asset manager for Centaurus. In two and a half years of operation Clēnera and CRE have successfully developed and acquired 654 MWDC of investment grade solar projects. The two companies are on-target to complete construction on over 450 MWDC of utility-scale solar by Q2 of 2017, bringing the total operating projects to approximately 550 MWDC. Looking to the more distant future Clēnera is directly developing a pipeline of greater than 1,000 MWDC with an acquisition pipeline of greater than 500 MWDC under review and negotiation. Clēnera anticipates continued success and contribution to the growing utility-scale solar energy industry.

Senvion

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Senvion USA Corp. is a division of German-based Senvion S.A., one of the world’s leading turbine manufacturers in the wind energy sector and a pioneer in the offshore business.

Senvion’s mission is to provide the latest wind energy technology, at the lowest cost possible. The company contributes to the local economy by providing long-term employment and creating local supply chains wherever possible.
Senvion has an installed capacity of over 1,200 MW across the United States, which represents hundreds of wind turbines across the Pacific Northwest, California, Alaska, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma and Minnesota. Senvion is owned by Centerbridge Partners, a New York-based private equity firm.

SunPower

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SunPower is a global solar technology and energy services provider who puts customers in control of their
electricity costs. Leading companies rely on SunPower’s 30 years of experience and guaranteed performance
to provide maximum return on investment throughout the life of each SunPower(R) solar system. Commercial
customers can lock in energy rates, seize energy independence, and help reshape their energy future with SunPower’s complete solar solutions.

Terra-Gen, LLC

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Terra-Gen, LLC is a renewable energy company focused on developing, owning, and operating utility-scale wind, solar and geothermal generation. Terra-Gen owns 1051 MWs (net equity) of wind, geothermal and solar generating capacity in operation across 25 renewable power facilities throughout the Western United States with a focus on the California Marketplace. Terra-Gen’s subsidiaries are responsible for the operation and maintenance of over 2,000 MWs of renewable projects. The company primarily sells the output of the renewable energy projects to utilities and power cooperatives under long-term power purchase agreements. Terra-Gen’s operating portfolio is one of the largest renewable businesses in the United States. Terra-Gen continues to expand operations in renewable generation through a combination of acquisitions of operating projects, development of new projects and partnering on mid and late stage development opportunities.

Urban Grid

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Urban Grid specializes in the turnkey development and finance of solar photovoltaic projects (500kW to 5MW) throughout the United States. Urban Grid’s 20-25 year Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) are designed to generate consistent operating performance and predictable economic benefit for our clients. The Urban Grid team brings together seasoned finance and construction professionals to provide the highest quality solar installation and offer the best financial solution for commercial, educational, government and non-profit organizations.

Hanwha Q CELLS Co.

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Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. Our headquarters for Technology & Innovation is located in the Solar Valley in Thalheim, Germany. Hanwha Q CELLS is listed on NASDAQ under the trading symbol HQCL and is the world’s largest solar cell manufacturer as well as one of the largest photovoltaic module manufacturers. Based on its respected “Engineered in Germany” technology, innovation, and quality, Hanwha Q CELLS offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications, and solutions. Through its global business network, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnership to its customers in the utility, commercial, government, and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE® Global 500 firm and a Top-Eight business enterprise in South Korea.

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE)

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ADVANCED ENERGY ECONOMY (AEE) is a national association of business leaders who are making the global energy system more secure, clean, and affordable.

AEE engages in policy advocacy at the federal, state, and regulatory levels; CEO-to-CEO convenings to identify and address cross-industry issues; and targeted outreach to key stakeholder groups and policymakers.

AEE’s vision is of a prosperous world that runs on secure, clean, affordable energy.

Our mission is transforming public policy to enable rapid growth of advanced energy companies.

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

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BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.

Business Renewables Center (BRC)

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Founded by nonprofit Rocky Mountain Institute, the Business Renewables Center streamlines and accelerates the corporate procurement of wind and utility-scale solar energy. BRC is removing the main obstacles preventing corporations from building renewables into their energy profiles by creating a collaborative platform of corporate buyers, developers and service providers. BRC is targeting an additional  60 GW of wind and solar capacity to the grid by 2030, which will nearly double installed U.S. capacity.

Green-e

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Green-e is a program of the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions, and is North America’s leading independent risk assurance and consumer protection program for the purchase and sale of renewable energy and greenhouse gas reductions in the retail market. Green-e offers certification and verification services through Green-e Energy, a renewable energy certification program; Green-e Climate, a greenhouse gas emission reduction certification program; Green-e Direct, an energy purchase certification program, and Green-e Marketplace, a program that provides forward-thinking organizations a simple, nationally recognized logo they can use to communicate their renewable energy and climate commitment to their customers and stakeholders. To learn more about Green-e Certified products and programs available in U.S. and Canada and coming soon for some international regions, visit www.green-e.org.

Energy Acuity

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Energy Acuity is the leading provider of energy industry and market intelligence. We strive to offer the most up-to-date and timely information on the power generation and infrastructure technology sectors, ensuring that subscribers have everything they need to identify opportunities and make educated business decisions. Find out how you can streamline your research and business development efforts with one of our three online platforms.

Energy Insight

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Energy Insight is an independent web journal delivering news, information, and resources covering alternative and renewable energy including solar, wind, biofuel, geothermal, and hydrokinetic, as well as related technologies such as energy storage, alternative fuel vehicles, and smart grids.

Mercom Capital Group

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Mercom Capital Group is a clean energy communications and consulting firm with offices in the US and India. Mercom delivers highly respected industry market intelligence reports covering Solar Energy, Wind Energy and Smart Grid. Our reports provide timely industry happenings and ahead-of-the-curve analysis specifically for C-level decision making. Mercom’s consulting division advises cleantech companies on new market entry, custom market intelligence and overall strategic decision-making. Mercom’s communications division helps clean energy companies build powerful relationships with media, analysts, government decision-makers, local communities and strategic partners. To get a copy of Mercom’s popular market intelligence reports, visit: http://mercomcapital.com/market_intelligence.php.

Navigant Research

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Navigant Research is a market research and consulting team that provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of these industry sectors.

RTO Insider

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RTO Insider™ is your eyes and ears on the organized electric markets, putting you “inside the room” at PJM Interconnection, MISO, NYISO, ISO-NE and SPP. We provide independent, objective coverage and analysis of the wholesale electric industry’s markets and policymaking, saving you time and ensuring you don’t miss the issues most important to your interests.

Features include:

  • Coverage of key RTO/ISO committee, subcommittee and task force meetings. We’ll be there when you can’t.
  • Coverage of news events impacting the industry throughout the 35 states managed by the RTOs/ISOs.
  • Coverage of state and federal regulatory (FERC, EPA) & legislative news affecting RTO/ISO stakeholders.
  • Issue Briefs: Concise summaries of major issues (e.g., Order 1000, EPA’s 111(d) rule).

What RTO Insider isn’t: We are not advocates or representatives. You can trust that our coverage will not be slanted to the interests of any member or membership sector.

What RTO Insider is: A source for both the big picture (e.g. analyses of major FERC rulings and RTO stakeholder developments) and the details (why is Manual 28 being changed and what does that mean to me?)

Smart Energy Decisions

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Smart Energy Decisions is the first web-based information resource dedicated exclusively to addressing the information needs of commercial and industrial electric power customers. We deliver news, analysis, research and opinion to help our readers make better decisions. Our goal is to serve as a catalyst for change in support of the dramatic energy transformation taking place in the electric power market impacting C&I customers, utilities and suppliers.

Utility Dive

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Utility Dive covers industry news and provides original analysis on the latest happenings in utility and energy. Their mission is to provide busy executives with a bird’s-eye-view of the utilities industry in 60 seconds. With a mobile-optimized daily email newsletter, website, and app, Utility Dive keeps you informed on the go. You’ll get coverage of topics such as smart grid, energy efficiency, regulation and policy, grid security, distributed generation, renewable energy, and more.

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