With electric vehicle (EV) adoption expanding across the nation, the need for charging stations is rising exponentially, as projections are pointing towards continued industry evolution and growth.
This EV Charging Infrastructure Ownership and Revenue Models Master Class will explore those projections while providing attendees with a comprehensive overview of the business and revenue models being deployed in the EV charging infrastructure space.
A lack of deep understanding of these economics and business models can prevent many stakeholders from fully utilizing this opportunity to optimize their profits. The instructors in this class will break down the costs required to build out charging stations and the steps involved across the development, construction, and operational lifecycle of a charging network.
This course is your opportunity to learn where you and your firm fit into the EV charging infrastructure landscape through exploring current trends and pressure points in EV infrastructure deployment. This discussion will cover everything from business models to the role of the utility, permitting and the hardware and software components required for a fully operational charging station.
Live Discussion and Q&A
Get the Real-world Data & Analysis You'll Need to Optimize Your Charging Network
Live Q&A and discussion following each session
November 12, 2020 | 8:45AM - 2:40PM PST
|Session 1: Understanding the Various EVSE and DR Business Models
|Session 2: Modeling Revenue Generation and Attracting Capital
|Session 3: Estimating the Costs to Build and Operate Public Use EV Charging Stations
|Session 4: Contracts for Development, Construction and Operation
|Session 5: California State Programs and Utility Incentives
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Noah Pollak represents project sponsors, lenders, financial institutions and other project participants in a wide range of domestic and international transactions. He has been particularly active in the acquisition, development, financing and operation of renewable and conventional energy infrastructure projects.
Ben Grayson's practice involves the representation of developers, lenders and investors in the financing, construction and development of infrastructure projects, with a focus in renewable energy.
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Chief Commercial and Revenue Officer
Co-Founder & President
Vice President, Business Development
MAXGEN ELECTRIC VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE
Bio coming soon...
As a team-builder, I thrive in unstructured, ambiguous environments.
I'm an accomplished operations leader with sales and customer success experience. I have extensive experience driving growth and building high-performing teams that excel at executing strategic initiatives in fast-paced industries. I'm skilled at providing insights that translate directly to accelerated business growth and improve the ability of sales and operations organizations to operate at scale.
Most importantly, I bring passion and enthusiasm to everything I do and get excited about bringing out the best in others.
Jigar Shah is the President and Co-Founder of Generate Capital. Jigar was the founder and CEO of SunEdison (NASDAQ: SUNE), where he pioneered “no money down solar” and unlocked a multi-billion-dollar solar market, creating the largest solar services company worldwide. He is the author of Creating Climate Wealth: Unlocking the Impact Economy. After SunEdison, Jigar served as the founding CEO of the Carbon War Room, a global non-profit founded by Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Unite to help entrepreneurs address climate change.
Generate Capital, the Carbon War Room, and SunEdison all follow from Jigar’s vision that business model innovation will have an outsized impact on bringing about the next productivity revolution: resource efficiency. Jigar is committed to helping entrepreneurs and large companies alike implement resource efficiency solutions using “no money down” project finance models.
Jigar holds an MBA from The University of Maryland and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He sits on the boards of sPower and the Rocky Mountain Institute.
James has been in the Automotive and Mobiity space for 18 years with a focus on EV since 2009. Mr. Tillman is a pioneer in the electrification of transportation, Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform, and the optimization and electrification of fleets. James is responsible for developing relationships across the industry and uncovering growth opportunities for MaxGen. Over the last 7 years, he has participated in the development of over 70MW of charging infrastructure.
As an early employee at NRG's EVgo, James developed Fast Charging and Level 2 infrastructure for the firm for four years. Within the time, he secured sites, established utility & AHJ relationships, and generated 64 locations with over 100 DC Fast Chargers over two years in Southern California. Before EVgo, James was responsible for Fleet Operations (13k units) and Capital Improvement Plan ($5B) for the City of Houston. In 2009, James wrote and won grants for the electrification of the city’s internal motor-pools, a first of its kind. His work in the space lead to Houston becoming a first wave launch city for the Nissan LEAF and established same day permitting, installation, and inspection of home chargers. James also walks the walk, by becoming a BMW Electronaut in March of 2012 and driving only electric vehicles; since. James also owns his 11kW residential solar and is currently pursuing a battery storage solution as well. James holds an MBA from Rice University, a bachelor's degree in finance from Georgia Southern University, and enjoys competing in Ironman triathlons.
Yuliya Shmidt joined the CPUC in 2008 as an analyst for the Office of Ratepayer Advocates (ORA) where she worked on demand response. She then led ORA’s renewable team focusing on policy and implementation of the Renewables Portfolio Standard. From 2014 to 2017 she was the supervisor of ORA’s procurement section which included long-term procurement planning, resource adequacy, energy cost recovery, market initiatives, and power plant applications. Yuliya holds a bachelor’s in Environmental Studies and Philosophy from University of California, Santa Cruz, and a master’s in Environmental Science from Yale University. In 2012-2013, Yuliya was a Fulbright Public Policy Fellow in renewable energy in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
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