Community Solar 2.0 - Presented by Infocast
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Community solar continues to gain momentum— with 410 MW installed in 2017, double the 2016 rate. Yet, the market is still evolving and many challenges remain to be tackled for this market segment to fully achieve its potential.

At Infocast’s Community Solar 2.0, solar developers, customer aggregation firms, retail energy suppliers, utilities, the finance community and other industry players will gather to dive into the business of developing and financing third-party community solar. It will build on the industry’s early experience and look at opportunities for industry players to more successfully serve the market. It will explore how industry players can more efficiently bring product to market and what can be done to create a more efficient deployment of capital.

The conference is all about the business of taking community solar to the next level and will provide a timely venue for the industry to advance this process.

Agenda Highlights:

  • Identify the top community solar markets
  • Discuss what kind of Community Solar subscription terms are making it into the marketplace
  • Hear about utilities’ plans and programs for third-party community solar projects
  • Learn about tax equity, lender and long-term investor’s requirements on financing community solar
  • Access innovative innovative community solar project case studies
Featured Supporting Organization

Interested in Speaking?

Contact Alice Barsoomian
aliceb@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 19


Interested in Sponsoring?

Contact Lawrence Silverstein
lawrences@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 31


Media Inquiries:

Contact Heather Erickson
heathere@infocastevents.com
818-888-4445 ext 52

Featured Speakers

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Participating Organizations

  • American Electric Power
  • Ampion
  • Arcadia Power
  • BlueWave Solar
  • Capital One, N.A.
  • Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA)
  • Clean Choice Energy
  • ComEd
  • Community Energy, Inc.
  • Coppertree Energy
  • Dimension Renewable Energy
  • Energetic Insurance
  • Forefront Power
  • GAF
  • Joules Assets
  • MC Squared Energy Systems, LLC
  • Nautilus Solar
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Pepco Holdings, an Exelon Company
  • Seminole Financial Services
  • Solstice
  • Soltage
  • Standard Solar, Inc.
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • Summit Ridge Energy
  • Syncarpha Capital
  • Think Energy by Engie
  • Vote Solar
  • WGL Energy
  • Zions Energy Link

Sponsors

Interested in being a sponsor?

To learn more about sponsorship benefits, please contact Lawrence Silverstein at lawrences@infocastevents.com or call 818-888-4445 ext 55

Supporting Organization

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*Special attendee rates subject to verification by Infocast
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Terms & Conditions

Risk-Free Early Bird

Take advantage of the Early Bird rates risk-free! If an Early Bird registration is later canceled, an administrative charge will not be applied and the full tuition amount will be refunded.

Team Discounts

For teams of three or more from the same organization, the third and subsequent registrants qualify for a 50% discount. Discounts cannot be combined.

Cancellation, Refund & Credits

Should you be unable to attend, a refund, less a $195 administrative charge, will be made for cancellations received more than 10 business days before the event. We will be pleased to transfer your registration to another member of your company, or credit the registration to another Infocast event if you register within 6 months from the date of this event. If the event is canceled, Infocast’s liability is limited to the refund of the event registration fee opnly.

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Accessing the Infocast Event Community system is, in financial terms, equivalent to attending the event; no refunds or credits will be made to users thereafter.

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Give Us a Call: (818) 888-4445 x10

Venue

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
2 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 561-0500

Room Rate: $199.00
Cutoff Date: Saturday, October 22, 2018
Reservation Call In #: 504-584-3999
Reservation Web Link: Click Here
Cutoff Date: Saturday, October 22, 2018
Group Name: Community Solar 2.0
Group Code: CMS

**WARNING: Do not book with Travel Partner International (TPI) or Exhibition Hotel Management for this event.  As we have not partnered with any outside booking companies we advise that you only book through the official Venue Website or the reservation call in number provided in your confirmation email.**


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Eric Blank

COMMUNITY ENERGY SOLAR

Jeff Cramer

COALITION FOR COMMUNITY SOLAR ACCESS

Jesse Grossman

SOLTAGE, LLC

Joe Henri

FOREFRONT POWER

Safiyyah Khan

BLUEWAVE SOLAR

Shaun C. Laughlin

STANDARD SOLAR, INC.

Joe Ritter

SEMINOLE FINANCIAL SERVICES

Craig Robb

ZIONS ENERGY LINK

Eugene Shlossberg

CAPITAL ONE

Daniel B. Smies

AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER

Scott Vogt

ComED

Richard E. Walsh

WGL ENERGY

Ampion

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Ampion provides Customer Acquisition, Customer Management, and Asset Management services for community solar providers across North America. The company operates under a “Software and Service” business model, deploying and operating its software platform on behalf of its clients.
The Ampion platform has extensive operational capability in the community solar market. It is a tightly integrated customer information, billing and payment, and performance monitoring system. Cloud-based and configurable, Ampion’s platform delivers a range of functions necessary to manage both assets and customers, including data acquisition, production reporting, payment processing, customer service, and energy allocation.
Ampion’s platform consists of three white-labeled, cloud-based interfaces, each customized to meet the needs of its clients, their subscribers, and their prospects. The platform supports all energy models and providers, managing assets while supplying the transparency and agency needed to optimize energy portfolios while maximizing revenue.

BlueWave Solar

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BlueWave Solar developed a platform to make it easier for households & businesses to go solar without an installation – perfect for renters! Plus, homeowners in Massachusetts can go “AllBlue” by adding Community Solar to their home solar installations.

BlueWave Solar provides Community Solar subscriptions from our own projects and provide Community Solar customer management for other developers as our clients.

BlueWave works with home solar installers to provide accessible financing options so that owning your own solar system, or solar + storage system, becomes not only feasible but profitable.

CleanChoice Energy

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CleanChoice Energy is a leading renewable energy company empowering residential and commercial customers to reduce emissions and support clean energy through 100 percent renewable electricity. CleanChoice Energy’s mission is to make clean energy accessible for everybody. CleanChoice Energy supplies only clean renewable energy to customers, operating in eight states and the District of Columbia, bringing cleaner air closer to home. The company is a founding member of the Coalition for Community Solar Access, recently passed $1.3 million in total corporate donations to environmental and social impact organizations, and has been awarded the highest level of B Corp certification. For more information or to become a customer, visit: www.CleanChoiceEnergy.com

Norton Rose Fulbright

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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.

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.

Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA)

Website

The Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA) is a business-led trade organization that works to expand access to clean, local affordable energy nationwide through community solar. Our mission is to empower energy consumers large and small by increasing their access to affordable, reliable clean energy, maximize existing opportunities and support opening new markets for community solar. By creating opportunities for all Americans to access solar, whether or not they put it on their own roof, CCSA will work to make solar available to the vast majority of consumers who do not have that option today.

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.

Mercom Capital Group

Website

Navigant

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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.

Renewables Now

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RenewablesNow.com is а one-stop-shop for business news and market intelligence for the global renewable energy industry.

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