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  • March 20 - 22, 2018 | San Diego, CA

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The Leading Networking and Dealmaking Hub for the Solar Industry

The Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit is the leading gathering place for the industry’s dealmakers. Each year, senior-level solar and financial executives mingle in an intimate setting that provides for an efficient, in-depth and focused networking experience.

From beginning to end, the Summit offers up constant opportunities to meet key dealmakers, learn about their plans for the upcoming year, and capitalize on new prospects that will lead to successful deals. Networking extends into the night with hosted dinners and other activities!

The Summit is the primary industry event where key industry players come to stay abreast of the solar financing landscape. It also provides valuable insights into the ongoing developments in the industry, highlights upcoming strategic opportunities, and explores the industry’s efforts to overcome pressing challenges.

The Summit’s unique environment has led previous attendees to rate it as the best value solar event in the industry — “worth every minute of my time”, says one attendee.

Executive Briefing – March 20, 2018
SOLAR MARKET OUTLOOK AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LANDSCAPE
Get the latest information on the business development landscape and which markets will be offering up opportunities for growth.

Workshop – March 20, 2018
SOLAR + STORAGE
Pick up all the information needed to build a solid understanding of the solar + storage market— both front-of- the meter and behind-the- meter. Find out the latest on storage + storage technology, policy, business models, project economics, financing and the business development outlook.

Workshop – March 20, 2018
SOLAR POWER FINANCE & INVESTMENT GUIDE FOR EMERGING DEVELOPERS AND INVESTORS
Get a comprehensive primer on the financing of and investing in solar power in today’s solar market.

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BORREGO SOLAR SYSTEMS

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INOVATEUS SOLAR

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SOCORE ENERGY

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AES DISTRIBUTED ENERGY

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LIGHTSOURCE RENEWABLE ENERGY

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AWS Truepower

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AWS Truepower provides the most accurate, reliable, and innovative clean energy project development, engineering and operations solutions available today. Energy developers, investors, utilities, system operators, and governments rely on the company’s 30 years of experience, proven expertise and technology to reduce uncertainty, mitigate risk, and maximize return on their investments. AWS Truepower’s suite of consulting and engineering services, innovative software, maps, and data products support the complete wind and solar project development lifecycle. Headquartered in New York, AWS Truepower has offices in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

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.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP/Chadbourne

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Chadbourne & Parke and Norton Rose Fulbright merged on June 30 to make a combined firm with 4,000 lawyers in 59 offices in 33 countries, including 400 working in the power sector of whom close to a 100 are in the United States.  The prestigious Chambers directory has consistently ranked the Chadbourne project finance team at the top of the US renewable energy market based on year-round interviewing of corporate law departments and peers at other firms.  The group did $53.5 billion in financings in the last two years.   Approximately 60% of the work of the group in each of the last 11 years has been in renewable energy. The group has worked on projects in more than 80 countries.

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.

Troutman Sanders LLP

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Recognized by U.S. News as a national top tier practice in the 2014 edition of U.S. News–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” Troutman Sanders provides top legal advice to utilities, independent power producers, developers, and financial, industrial and government clients in energy-related businesses in the US and internationally. We have extensive transactional, financing and regulatory experience in the electric power, natural gas and water industries as well as the renewable and alternative energy sector. Known for providing advice that maximizes client value, our energy practice works closely with our clients to guide energy transactions through compliance with energy regulation at the federal and state levels.Our comprehensive understanding of the energy industry and regulatory landscape makes us a “go-to firm” for clients seeking counsel regarding all types of energy transactions.

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.

Zions Bancorporation

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Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The company a consistent top recipient of Greenwich Excellence awards in banking. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices. Investor information and links to local banking brands can be accessed at zionsbancorporation.com.

Akin Gump

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has one of the world’s leading project finance and renewable energy practices. We represent developers, lenders, equity investors, manufacturers, technology companies and other sector participants in a broad array of energy and infrastructure projects, with a focus on the development, financing, operation, acquisition and disposition of renewable energy projects and renewable energy companies.

Our team has significant experience across all renewable energy technologies, including wind, solar, geothermal, biomass, biofuel and hydroelectric projects and over the past year we have been lead counsel on the three largest renewable energy projects financed in the United States.

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.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, providing a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. BofAML is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading, serving corporations, governments and institutions around the world. As part of BofAML, Renewable Energy Finance (REF) specializes in tailored financing products and services for renewable clients and their respective projects. REF’s offerings include tax equity investments and a variety of structured debt products, each uniquely designed and comprehensively delivered alongside BofAML’s banking, markets and structured solutions teams.

CCA Group

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CCA Group is a premier independent investment banking firm that provides financial advisory services to Issuer and Investor clients in the Global Asset Finance marketplace. The firm is focused on creating innovative financing and investment opportunities utilizing fixed capital assets that are essential to the end user. Our team of senior professionals leverages knowledge gained from years of experience investing in and managing fixed assets to provide rational advice to our clients.

CIBC Capital Markets

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CohnReznick Capital

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At CohnReznick Capital our team creates unprecedented firsts, providing investment banking services to the sustainability sector. Since 2010, CohnReznick Capital has executed more than 85 project and corporate financings for renewable energy assets valued at more than $11 billion in aggregate. As the #1 ranked Renewable Energy Financial Adviser by IJ Global Magazine, we deliver exceptional service for financial institutions, infrastructure funds, strategic participants (IPPs and utilities), and leading global clean energy developers. Our team of experts help our clients breakthrough the dynamic and evolving sustainability sector by simplifying project finance, M&A, capital raising and special situations. To learn more visit www.cohnreznickcapital.com, follow @CR_Capital on twitter, and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Instagram.

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.

Enerparc

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Enerparc is an entrepreneurial company that specializes in developing, engineering, constructing, operating, and managing photovoltaic assets. The Enerparc group of companies has installed over 1.7 GW of photovoltaic systems and owns a portfolio comprised of more than 1 GW of assets. With installations in sixteen countries and offices in Germany, the U.S., and India, Enerparc is the second largest solar developer in Europe and one of the top ten global solar companies. Enerparc Inc. is headquartered in Oakland, California.

Foley & Lardner

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Foley & Lardner LLP is a national law firm that provides a full array of legal services to assist the rapidly changing and ever more complicated energy industry. Our energy practice is broad and diversified, delivering comprehensive solutions and the leading-edge tools required to serve regulated and unregulated industry participants in this increasingly competitive market. Foley’s wind and solar practices are part of our national Energy Industry Team, advising clients in the development, investment, acquisition, construction, and financing of renewable energy facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Our team-based approach, innovative technology, and focus on value and client service are continually recognized by our clients and the legal industry.

Husch Blackwell

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Husch Blackwell Renewable Energy Practice.

From pioneering start-up technologies to some of the largest wind and solar developments in the country, Husch Blackwell serves many of today’s most innovative renewable energy companies.

Our deep, extensive history representing independent power producers and electric utilities in all facets of their business gives us vast institutional knowledge regarding the matters affecting renewable energy projects. Developers, investors, owners and lenders depend on us to help complete and launch their renewable projects with speed and efficiency. Emerging clean-tech companies and alternative fuels entrepreneurs rely on us to help bring their technologies to market.

Members of Husch Blackwell’s Wind Energy team draw from a broad array of energy, environmental, regulatory, construction, project finance, tax and capital markets experiences to meet our clients’ specific needs. Clients benefit from Husch Blackwell’s deep experience in the full range of wind power project development and construction matters.

ICF

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ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting and technology services provider with more than 5,000 professionals focused on making big things possible for our clients. We are business analysts, policy specialists, technologists, researchers, digital strategists, social scientists and creatives. Since 1969, government and commercial clients have worked with ICF to overcome their toughest challenges on issues that matter profoundly to their success. Come engage with us at icf.com.

KeyBanc Capital Markets

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KeyBanc Capital Markets provides deep industry expertise and capital markets and advisory solutions to companies in targeted verticals which include Consumer & Retail, Healthcare, Industrial, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Utilities, Power & Renewables, Diversified Industries, and Technology, through Pacific Crest Securities. With over 800 professionals across a national platform, the firm has more than $27 billion of capital committed to clients. Our award winning Equity Research team provides coverage on more than 775 companies.

Marathon Capital

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Marathon Capital is a leading financial advisory and investment banking firm focused on providing financial advice in the areas of M&A, capital raising of debt and equity, project finance, tax equity, financial restructuring, recapitalization, bankruptcy and workout situations in the energy sector. Marathon Capital is a three-time recipient of the “Best Renewable Asset M&A Advisor” Award (2013, 2014, 2016), as well as the “Renewable Generating Project Finance Deal of the Year” Award (2016) in Power Finance & Risk’s Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms Awards.

Mayer Brown

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Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in major cities across the Americas, Asia and Europe.  Our experience in the solar sector started more than twenty years ago when we worked on Solar Electric Generating System IX (SEGS) in California, one of the first large-scale solar projects in the United States.  Our lawyers have represented financiers, sponsors and other project participants on important and cutting edge solar energy projects and financing structures across the globe.

Whether it is utility-scale concentrated solar thermal, photovoltaic, rooftop distributed generation or other solar technology, we have the industry knowledge and experience needed to get deals done anywhere in the world.<p>

We offer local market expertise on a global basis, with offices in each of the major energy and financial centers around the world – London, New York, Hong Kong, and Houston.

McGuireWoods

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McGuireWoods’ cross-discipline, cross-practice energy industry team brings together legal, policy, energy technology and business experience to meet the challenges our clients face. Our energy industry experience has been recognized for the depth of our bench (more than 100 interdisciplinary lawyers) and the extent of our experience. We have been serving some of our energy clients for nearly 50 years.

We advance our renewable energy clients’ interests by getting deals done, by helping clients successfully and creatively navigate the complexities and pitfalls in this dynamically evolving industry and by maximizing the value of various tax, energy, environmental rules, markets and governmental incentives available to the renewable energy industry.

MMA Energy Capital

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At MMA Energy Capital, we use our experience and expertise to partner with renewable energy developers, constructors and system owners to provide project capital necessary to develop and build world class renewable energy systems.

Our approach allows us to provide custom solutions around construction debt, development capital and permanent debt that enable our customers to effectively develop and build projects with the certainty that their capital needs will be met through an efficient and collaborative process.

Our primary investment types include:

  • Construction Financing
  • Development Capital
  • Project Term Debt

Through its former ownership of MMA Renewable Ventures, MMA has over a decade of renewable energy investment experience. Our deep knowledge of the renewable energy business provides for an exceptional experience working through complicated transactions as our staff understands the specific needs of our customer’s projects.

For our entire business, the key to our success is our commitment to performance built on our core values of Integrity, Innovation and Service.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

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At Morgan Lewis, we partner with clients to understand their needs and craft powerful solutions for them. Our team encompasses more than 2,000 legal professionals, including lawyers, patent agents, employee benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists, working together across 29 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Named U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers’ 2015 Law Firm of the Year for Energy, our team serves the electric power sector (conventional, nuclear, and renewable, including wind and solar and transmission); the oil and gas sector (upstream, midstream, and liquefied natural gas; refining; and petrochemicals); the water industry; and financial institutions, investment funds, project developers, state-owned enterprises, and public-private partnerships in the energy sector.

Our global energy practice is renowned for its work on multi-billion dollar energy transactions. Often involving multinational investment, first in country, or sector undertakings or novel structures, these deals encompass the development, financing, acquisition, and divestiture of both conventional and unconventional resources. Every major transaction is supported across disciplines by our corporate, regulatory, tax, environmental, antitrust, litigation, labor, employment, and benefits lawyers.

MUFG Union Bank

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MUFG Union Bank, N.A., is a full-service bank with offices across the United States. The bank also offers an extensive portfolio of value-added solutions for customers, including access to investment banking, personal and corporate trust, capital markets, global custody, transaction banking, and other services. With assets of $120.0 billion as of March 31, 2016, the bank has strong capital reserves, credit ratings, and capital ratios relative to peer banks.1 MUFG Union Bank is a proud member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (NYSE: MTU), one of the world’s largest financial organizations with total assets of approximately ¥298.3 trillion (JPY) or $2.6 trillion (USD),2 as of March 31, 2016. MUFG Americas Holdings Corporation, the financial holding company, and MUFG Union Bank, N.A., have corporate headquarters in New York City.

Neo Solar Power Corporation

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With a vision of providing clean, renewable and cost-effective energy, Neo Solar Power (NSP) was founded in December 2005. NSP is a world-class leading solar cell manufacturer specializing in research, development, and manufacturing of high-efficiency solar cells and modules. Following its merger with DelSolar in 2013, NSP has become the largest solar cell producer in Taiwan. NSP’s management team consists of inter-disciplinary experts in semiconductors, electronic systems, silicon raw materials, solar cell technology, and solar energy system engineering with a proven track-record in delivering industry-leading conversion efficiency and production costs into our solar solutions. Long-lasting cooperation with foreign and domestic R&D institutions is also part of our technological backbone. As the pioneer in combining semiconductor manufacturing discipline and seasoned solar technology development, NSP aims to keep leading the way in the transformation of photovoltaic energy into a competitive, pervasive and everlasting energy source for mankind.

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

sPower

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Headquartered in Salt Lake City, with offices in San Francisco, Long Beach and New York City, sPower is the largest owner of utility-scale solar assets in the US. With 150+ operating projects (1.3GW by 2017) and more than 5GW of projects under development, sPower is a leading renewable energy developer and independent power producer (IPP).

Established in 2012, sPower is led by a seasoned management team with a 20-year proven track record of working together to successfully manage multifaceted public and private organizations in the energy sector. The same team founded EnergySolutions (NYSE:ES) and ISG Resources (sold to Headwaters; NYSE:HW).

sPower has built a compact, cohesive team of exceptionally talented, passionate and dedicated individuals with deep functional expertise across all phases of the development chain — from land purchases to project acquisitions, permitting, regulatory, transmission and interconnection, marketing, finance and operations.

sPower is committed to providing economically and environmentally responsible power that moves the energy industry and our company forward. We are the renewable energy company that delivers on what we promise — we do what we say we’ll do.

Swinerton Renewable Energy

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Swinerton Renewable Energy offers turnkey solar EPC, O&M and SCADA services throughout North America. We have delivered over 600MW solar via EPC services and our Technical Services group manages over 800MW of PV plants.

Swinerton’s unique engineering approach is informed by feedback from our frontline construction teams and by real-time analysis of plant performance on over 25 utility-scale installations. This robust data-set allows us to optimally balance first-cost and long-term energy yield objectives and thereby provide comprehensive asset optimization.

Over 125 years of building landmark projects, Swinerton has forged a reputation for unsurpassed safety, on-time delivery and customer satisfaction. Today, our team takes pride in building best-in-class, cost-effective solar systems that will generate reliable, clean power for many years to come.

Swinerton Renewable Energy is a division of Swinerton Builders, a 100% employee-owned company.

Array Technologies

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Array Technologies, Inc. is the leading solar tracking solutions and services provider for utility-scale solar projects. Our streamlined tracker design enables efficient installation and high reliability. This combination delivers both the lowest installation cost and the best long-term returns. Through continuous innovation and engineered simplicity, Array’s tracker solutions are optimized for construction and a multitude of terrains. The company has unparalleled experience, with more than 28 years in the industry and over 12,000 miles of trackers installed. We’re the solar industry’s partner-of-choice for robust, reliable, and innovative tracking solutions guaranteed to deliver the lowest cost of ownership and lowest operations and maintenance (O&M). Array Technologies is headquartered in Albuquerque, NM. For more information, please visit arraytechinc.com.

Cornerstone Financial Advisors, LLC

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Cornerstone Financial Advisors, LLC is a boutique, full service structured finance advisory firm, recognized as a premier renewable energy and equipment leasing advisor to investors and sponsors. Chicago-based Cornerstone has originated, structured and executed financings representing more than $50 billion in assets. The principals of Cornerstone have worked together for over 15 years and the professional team has over 100 years of combined experience in structured finance, focused on origination, structuring, executing and managing highly complex investments.

Cornerstone’s financial advisory and asset management services include: origination, pricing and structuring of multiple financing vehicles such as sale/leasebacks and tax partnerships; third party consultant and expert coordination and oversight; document negotiation and execution; tax review and analysis; contract and credit monitoring and management of asset sales and dispositions. In addition, Cornerstone has well-established relationships with key industry funding sources, sponsors/developers, law firms and third party consultants.

Fredrikson & Byron

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Fredrikson & Byron’s Renewable Energy Group assists clients to successfully complete development and financing of renewable energy projects, and acquire and divest renewable energy assets throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Our work also extends to the supply chain, including manufacturing, construction and service companies, where we help them with mergers and acquisitions and other commercial concerns to advance their interests within the renewable energy market.

Live Oak Bank

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Live Oak Bank’s Renewable Energy lending team focuses on utility-scale solar projects nationwide. Our experience collaborating with developers and their tax credit investors and professional teams enables us to work with a variety of deal structures in single and multi-site projects in any state or U.S. territory. We know the program, the process and the players which makes your experience much smoother and more efficient.

Securing the proper capital is the first step in successful project development, and working with a lender who knows the industry helps overcome challenges as transactions evolve. We focus on bringing innovation to the lending process to facilitate project success. Building on our team’s years of experience in the space, Live Oak Bank has made the solar lending experience better, faster and stronger.

Contact our team to discuss your project: Jordan Blanchard, 910.247.4884 or jordan.blanchard@liveoakbank.com.

Skadden

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Serving clients in every major international financial center, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates is one of the leading law firms in the world, with 23 offices and approximately 1,700 attorneys. Our diversified practice enables us to offer solutions to the most challenging legal issues in virtually every area of corporate law, providing the specific legal advice clients need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients range from a variety of small, entrepreneurial companies to a substantial number of the 500 largest U.S. corporations and many of the leading global companies. We have represented numerous governments, many of the largest banks — including virtually all of the leading investment banks — and major insurance and financial services companies. The firm has more than 40 practice areas and advises clients in matters involving, among others, energy and infrastructure projects, energy regulation and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and arbitration, corporate finance, corporate restructuring, securities law, banking, antitrust, tax and intellectual property.

Strata Solar

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Strata Solar was founded in 2008 and today is a leading provider of utility-scale, commercial and industrial solar PV systems nationwide. Strata has constructed over 1.2GW in total solar capacity and maintains a development pipeline of over 3.5GW. The company’s integrated approach, which includes development, financing, engineering, procurement, construction, operations, and maintenance, allows Strata to consistently build quality projects with long-term ownership in mind. Strata is consistently ranked as one of the largest utility-scale solar integrators in the U.S. and has constructed the most utility-scale solar projects in the country.

Wells Fargo

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Jinko Solar

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JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 4.5 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 3.7 GW for solar cells, and 6.5 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2016.

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. works closely with top financial institutions and key stakeholders in the solar industry. Publically vetted by trusted industry third party laboratories, JinkoSolar is one of the fastest growing and most reliable PV suppliers in the United States and Canada. The North American headquarters is located in San Francisco with 5 regional sales offices.al sales offices.

Black & Veatch

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With more than 100 years of service, Black & Veatch has helped clients improve the lives of people in more than 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management.

Black & Veatch’s Smart Integrated Infrastructure business supports the innovations of utilities and cities by establishing the foundation of all smart functions as we bring together physical infrastructure, communication networks and data analytics to infuse intelligence into systems. As a global leader in Critical Human Infrastructure, our technologies boost sustainability, resiliency, efficiency, economic health and cultivate new system-wide intelligence at utilities and along roadways, in cities and beyond.

Paragon Energy Advisors

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Founded in 2004, Paragon is a leading provider of financial advisory services and has unparalleled expertise in tax equity and sponsor equity structuring, solicitation and placement as well as M&A for renewable and conventional energy projects. Paragon’s professional team has advised project sponsors and tax equity investors in connection with over 50 renewable energy projects totaling over 5,000 MW of generating capacity and requiring approximately $10 billion of capital. These capital raises have included development stage projects and portfolios, projects under construction and projects in operation, and have involved tax partnerships, sale-leasebacks, pro rata sales and other financial structures. In the solar power segment, we have provided both sell-side and buy-side tax and sponsor equity advisory services on residential, distributed generation (C&I), and utility scale projects totaling over $2 billion in transaction value. Our solar power project geographic experience includes projects located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, as well as Puerto Rico and Guam.

Paragon clients and partners include leading energy project developers, tax equity investors and lenders, strategic investors and private investment firms.

Warren & Selbert

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The ABC software structures lease and partnership transactions using linear programming optimization techniques.  We serve an impressive roster of Fortune 500 corporations, commercial banks, and developers in the renewable, real estate, and project finance industries.

ABC supports utility, commercial and residential scale solar transactions involving sale/leaseback, partnership flip, lease pass-through and power purchase agreement structures. ABC is available as both an interactive pricing tool and as a back-end calculator for price-quoting tools of residential solar vendor programs.

ABC has full HLBV reporting and is used for tracking partnership transactions. Models are fully customized to meet your reporting requirements.

As a premier financial software firm, we at Warren & Selbert work hard to provide excellent customer support to ensure our clients’ success.

For more information, visit www.warren-selbert.com.

Signal Energy Constructors

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Signal Energy Constructors is a leading design/build general contractor providing engineering,
procurement and construction (EPC) services for utility-scale renewable energy projects across North
America. Our preconstruction, engineering and project teams are focused on bringing innovative
solutions to each project and are among the most experienced in the renewable energy industry. With
more than 8,000 megawatts of utility-scale project experience, Signal Energy Constructors possesses a
wide range of expertise in the design and construction of wind, solar, infrastructure and other power
projects. Signal Energy Constructors is the renewable energy arm of two of the nation’s strongest
construction companies, Barnhart Crane & Rigging and EMJ Corporation. WE HARNESS CREATIVE
ENERGY.

DNV-GL

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DNV GL is the world’s largest provider of independent renewable energy advice. The recognized authority in onshore wind energy, we are also at the forefront of the offshore wind, wave, tidal and solar sectors. Although the DNV GL name is new, the company has a rich heritage in renewable energy stretching back to the 1970s. Our organization now integrates the powerful legacy of GL Garrad Hassan and DNV KEMA. We provide independent technical and engineering services, products and training. Customers include renewable energy developers, investors, lenders, manufacturers, construction firms, owners, operators, insurers, non-profit / government organizations, and large-scale utility firms. Our team of dedicated experts is present in all major and emerging global markets for renewable energy. DNV GL’s global perspective is informed by local understanding that can only come from a local presence.

MVP Capital

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You know your business inside and out. We do too. With more than 25 years providing investment banking services for renewable energy, telecom, towers, internet infrastructure and media companies, MVP Capital can identify opportunities and maximize value for our clients – without the learning curve. We’ve completed more than $18 billion in transactions for companies of all sizes and stages, and we always operate with the highest integrity.

Clean Energy Associates (CEA)

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Founded in 2008, Clean Energy Associates (CEA, www.cea3.com) is a North American-owned solar PV quality assurance, supply chain management and engineering services firm based in China with 50+ professionals serving the needs of project developers, IPPs, EPCs, financial institutions and other downstream partners that value supply chain transparency and quality solutions in the solar energy field. Led by a management team with a combined 50+ years of solar PV business experience and supported by 30+ engineers who have audited factories and installation sites in over 20 countries, CEA’s project experience and technical capabilities help solve a broad array of clients’ downstream needs for higher system performance.

Enertis Solar

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Enertis is a global Consulting and Engineering firm, a leader in the renewable energy sector and pioneer in the provision of testing and quality assurance services. Enertis started its business activity back in 2007, and has accumulated a global track-record of more than 24,000 MW in 40 countries worldwide.

As specialists in technical advisory, we have an integral understanding of renewable energy projects, covering technical, environmental, financial and contractual aspects. Our mission is to guarantee the maximum profitability for our clients and an adequate management of their project risks by providing innovative high added-value services based on a team with technical expertise and “hands-on” experience.

As a 360º service provider, we can provide high-quality services at any stage of a projects life cycle, from the analysis of different solutions for power purchase agreements up to feasibility and resource studies, the design of the plants, construction and commissioning oversight, and annual revision to guarantee the proper operation of the facilities, amongst others.

Headquartered in Spain and in the United States, Enertis is also locally present in Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Chile, the United Kingdom, France, South Africa and China.

Hunton & Williams LLP

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A global law firm, Hunton & Williams LLP counsels many of the world’s leading businesses, financial institutions, and governments providing comprehensive finance, development and infrastructure counsel. Our multi-disciplinary renewable energy practice group includes more than 100 corporate, finance, project development, environmental, litigation, regulatory and tax attorneys, practicing from our offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.  We are consistently recognized by leading legal and industry publications, such as Chambers USA and Chambers Global, as one of the top law firms for renewable energy transactions. We have counseled clients on several recent transactions that have garnered “Deal of the Year” awards from leading publications, including International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Project Finance magazine (PFM) and Project Finance International (PFI), among others.

Luminate – Solar

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Luminate is a leading consultancy in solar power, providing the solar industry and financial markets with advisory, independent engineering and solar resource assessments in support of feasibility, development, M&A, and financing. Our team is led by power project finance veterans and industry leaders in solar energy research, development, and assessment. We provide services to Fortune 500 and smaller project developers, tax equity investors, investment funds, senior debt lenders, capital markets, and governmental agencies. Our experience comprises over 10 GW of solar power, ranging from rooftop portfolios to the world’s largest utility-scale projects.

PRYSM Sustainable Solutions

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PRYSM Sustainable Solutions provides value-added engineering services, with a focus on utility-scale solar PV power and energy storage projects. PRYSM operates on three core principles — Fast, Focused and Flexible. These principles allow PRYSM to deliver the results you need, when you need them.

Renewable energy project developers, utilities and financiers can depend on PRYSM to provide high-quality front-end design and owner’s engineering packages in order to improve technical designs, reduce life cycle costs, and maximize project returns.

S&P Global

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S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Energy offering integrates news, data, analytics, forecasts, regulatory research, and proprietary and market prices into one tool. And unlike other energy information providers, our data is strong across the board—giving you a single, comprehensive source that covers every sector of the U.S. energy industry, including renewables.

Droel

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Droel, PLLC is the most knowledgeable and experienced firm within the Renewable Energy Industry, assisting clients with solving complex issues or completing intricate deals. We make every client our number one priority, addressing every matter, large or small, with equal amount of dedication, care and attention. At Droel, PLLC, we always meet our client¹s expectations in regards to deadlines and goals, and we¹re always available when you need us. Droel, PLLC has years of successful representation on record, helping us to become the most trusted advisors, as well as helping to create long-term relationships with all of our clients. We¹re passionate about Renewable Energy law, and our other practice areas include, but are not limited to, Business, Construction, Employment, Real Estate and Litigation. Call Droel, PLLC now and see the Droel difference for yourself!

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.

Fagen, Inc.

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Fagen, Inc. is a full service industrial contractor headquartered in Granite Falls, MN. Utilizing a database of over 25,000 direct-hire employees, Fagen, Inc. has constructed a variety of successful projects including wind power, biomass to power, conventional power, renewable fuels, and other industrial process facilities. The company has a bonding capacity of $1.5 billion and no corporate debt. Specializing in providing full EPC wraps to its client base and also performing General Contractor scope as well, the company self performs civil, structural, siding, insulation, millwright, piping, instrumentation, electrical and start up services. Fagen, Inc. is proud to be ranked #202 in the ENR Top 400 contractors and #76 in the ENR top 100 Design-Build firms. Striving to be the construction company most admired by our customers for our people, partnerships, performance and finished product, Fagen, Inc. is ultimately building a better world for tomorrow.

Innovative Solar Systems

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Innovative Solar Systems (ISS) is the #1 Developer of Utility Scale Solar Farm projects in the US with a yearly pipeline of approximately 200 projects (20MW-200MW in Size) totaling over 10GW’s per year. ISS currently has projects in over 35 US states. ISS sells its projects to Investors at either Early Stage, Shovel Ready, NTP or COD. ISS has the ability to provide sREC’s and Purchase Power Agreements (PPA’s) to both Credit Worthy Utility Companies and Corporate Off Takers.

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