Projects & Money - Presented by Infocast


January 11 - 13, 2021 | The Roosevelt New Orleans | New Orleans, LA

  • Join Leading Project Developers and Capital Providers in New Orleans at the Premier Project Finance Event!


Projects & Money – “the one-stop meeting central for project professionals” – returns to New Orleans to gather the country’s leading project developers and the financial community. This dynamic event has cemented itself as a powerful venue for the project finance community to connect, share information about upcoming project opportunities, get the latest market intelligence on the trends in the markets, and hear the best available perspectives on the financing and deal-making landscape.

Projects & Money is the place to get the latest on the business development outlook and on what financial alternatives you can turn to in the market in the new year. It is your chance to stay ahead of the market and find out what doors are open and available for business.

Networking is at the heart of Projects & Money. The hallways are always filled with key players from the project community sharing their plans for the upcoming year and discussing new opportunities that will lead to successful deals.



2020 Featured Speakers

2020 Participating Organizations

  • 8minute Solar Energy
  • AWS Truepower LLC, a UL Company
  • Advanced Power (NA) Inc.
  • AgCountry CFG
  • Allete Clean Energy
  • Altus Power America
  • Aon M&A and Transaction Solutions
  • Apex Clean Energy
  • Ares Management
  • Arroyo Energy Investors
  • Associated Bank
  • BNP Paribas
  • BNY Mellon
  • Bank of America
  • BayWa re
  • Bechtel Enterprises
  • Black & Veatch Management Consulting LLC
  • Bloomberg New Energy Finance
  • CMS Enterprises
  • Caithness Energy
  • Candor Advisory Services, LLC.
  • Capital Power
  • Chicago Title Insurance Company
  • ClearView Energy Partners LLC
  • CoBank
  • Community Energy, Inc.
  • Compeer Financial
  • Competitive Power Ventures
  • Coronal Energy, LLC
  • Credit Agricole CIB
  • Crowell & Moring
  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • Drexel Hamilton
  • DZ Bank
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Diamond Generating Corporation
  • E3 Consulting
  • EA Markets
  • EDF Trading
  • EDP Renewables North America LLC
  • ENGIE North America, Inc.
  • EmberClear
  • Energy Capital Partners
  • FTI Consulting & FTI Capital Advisors
  • Farm Credit East
  • Fidelity National Title Group - UCCPlus Division
  • Fidelity National Title Insurance
  • First American Title
  • Fluence Energy
  • Fortistar
  • Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Grasshopper Solar
  • Hancock/Manulife
  • Hannon Armstrong
  • Harbert Infrastructure
  • ICF Resources, LLC
  • IHS Markit
  • ING Capital LLC
  • Independent Project Analysis (IPA)
  • Infra-Energy Capital Advisors LLC
  • Innogy Renewables US LLC
  • Invenergy LLC
  • Investec Group
  • JLC Infrastructure
  • Jefferies
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Kroll Bond Rating Agency
  • LBBW
  • LS Power
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Leidos
  • Leyline Renewable Capital
  • Live Oak Bank
  • Loeb & Loeb
  • Lummus Consultants International
  • KeyBanc Capital Markets
  • MUFG
  • Macquarie Capital
  • Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets
  • Marathon Capital
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Microsoft
  • Mizuho Americas
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • NAES Corporation
  • National Australia Bank
  • National Cooperative Bank
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • New Energy Capital Partners
  • NextEra Energy
  • Nord/LB
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • ONE Gas
  • OnForce Solar/ a 174 Power Global Company
  • Onyx Renewable Partners
  • Osaka Gas USA
  • PA Consulting
  • PGIM Energy Partners
  • PJM Interconnection, LLC
  • PNE USA, Inc.
  • Perennial Power Holdings, Inc.
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
  • Prudential Private Capital
  • RES Americas
  • Rabobank
  • Recurrent Eenrgy
  • Renewable Energy Storage Company LLC
  • Renewable Energy Systems (RES)
  • Rimon, P.C.
  • Riverside Risk Advisors
  • Rockland Capital, LP
  • Roscommon Analytics, LLC
  • Rosenberg & Parker
  • SMBC
  • SPower
  • Safari Energy
  • Seminole Equity Partners
  • Sequent Energy
  • Shell Energy North America
  • Shor Power
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Siemens Financial Services, Inc.
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • Sol America Energy
  • Soltage, LLC
  • Southern Power
  • Southwest Generation
  • Standard Solar
  • Starwood Energy Group
  • Starwood Property Trust
  • State Grid Corporation China US Rep Office
  • Stoel Rives
  • Strategic Elements
  • Sunpin Solar
  • TFC Utilities
  • Tenaska
  • The Williams Companies
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Troutman Sanders
  • Tulane Energy Institute, Tulane University
  • UKA North America LLC
  • UL
  • Uniper Global Commodities North America LLC
  • United Community Bank
  • United States Energy Association (USEA)
  • Vistra Energy
  • Wells Fargo
  • Whitehall & Company LLC

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The Roosevelt New Orleans
130 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 648-1200

Room Rate: $255.00
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Cutoff Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020
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Tom Buttgenbach, Ph.D


Ralph Cho


Craig Gordon


Jesse Grossman


Anish Hariharan

EDF Trading North America

Ray Henger


Lawrence Makovich, PhD


Vanessa Miler-Fels


Susan Nickey


Shalini Ramanathan


Himanshu Saxena

Starwood Energy Group

Paul Segal


Raj Suri




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

Marathon Capital


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.

Black & Veatch


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.

Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P.


Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., with over 12,000 employees, is a leading global financial services group at the forefront of financial and technological innovation and has been a proven and resilient leader for over 70 years. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is a preeminent investment bank serving more than 5,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate and for its global distribution platform. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of the 24 primary dealers authorized to transact business with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. For more information, please visit:



With over $125 billion in assets, CoBank is a national cooperative bank serving vital rural industries. We provide loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water, and communications companies in all 50 states. A member of the Farm Credit System, with a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture and the nation’s rural economy. We are also proud of our public-private partnership with USDA and our common mission of service to rural America.

Crowell & Moring LLP


Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with offices in Washington D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels. With over 500 attorneys, we represent major businesses – both public and private – in complex high-stakes litigation, enforcement, regulatory and administrative, and transactional matters, and government and internal investigations.

The firm’s multi-service Energy and Environment & Natural Resources groups include more than 60 attorneys who provide solutions spanning the range of energy and environmental matters. We offer a complete range of services to clients involved in the regulatory, policy and legal requirements affecting the energy industry throughout the U.S. Our practice has extensive capabilities and experience, particularly with respect to climate change law, infrastructure project development, financing and acquisition transactions, federal and state electric and gas regulation, litigation, compliance, and enforcement matters.

FTI Consulting & FTI Capital Advisors


FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm. With more than 4,600 professionals in 28 countries, we work closely with our clients to anticipate and overcome complex business challenges. Our Clean Energy Practice supports clients across the clean energy value chain, addressing the strategic, financial, operational, reputational, regulatory and capital needs of clean energy companies and their investors with a focus on wind, solar, biofuels/biomass, energy storage and emerging technologies. FTI Consulting’s Clean Energy Practice has deep experience in a wide array of advisory services including restructuring and interim management, transaction advisory and due diligence, capital advisory, litigation support, strategy, price forecasting, market intelligence and regulatory advisory.

In collaboration with our Clean Energy Practice, FTI’s broker dealer subsidiary, FTI Capital Advisors, LLC provides targeted M&A advisory and capital markets services across renewable technologies. We maintain strong relationships with a vast network of strategic and financial investors who actively participate in the clean energy space, allowing us to execute expeditiously and with highly favorable results for our clients.

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FTI Capital Advisors, LLC is an SEC registered broker dealer investment bank and member of FINRA/SIPC and MSRB. FTI Capital Advisors, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of FTI Consulting, Inc.

Kirkland & Ellis


Kirkland & Ellis is a global law firm with 2,500 attorneys representing clients in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions, restructuring and tax, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, and intellectual property matters. The Firm has 14 offices around the world: Houston, Dallas, Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Shanghai and Washington, D.C.

McDermott Will & Emry LLP




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.

MUFG Union Bank


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.

Norton Rose Fulbright


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.

Sidley Austin LLP


Energy is an integral part of today’s international economies. From massive shifts in import/export trends to regulatory uncertainty related to changing technologies and energy sources, the businesses involved in the energy sector worldwide face unique opportunities and legal challenges as they negotiate the production, consumption and regulation of all types of energy. Sidley Austin LLP is a seasoned participant in this legal sphere, having for decades assisted clients within the energy industry, as well as numerous companies in adjunct industries who face energy-related issues.

The vast resources of Sidley’s global Energy practice enable us to advise clients across continents and in every sector of the energy market—from electric, nuclear, oil and natural gas to renewable energy and water. Our team features an array of legal practitioners who assist businesses with corporate, finance, transactional, regulatory and litigation services.

Troutman Sanders LLP


The energy industry is a key vertical and center of excellence at Troutman Sanders. We have been recognized as a “National Top-Tier” Energy Practice for eight consecutive years and received the 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” distinction for Energy Law in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” edition, and our renewable energy practice has won nationwide recognition in the Chambers USA and The Legal 500 guides. We provide top legal advice to independent power producers, developers, lenders, utilities, industrial and government clients in energy-related businesses in the U.S. and internationally. We have extensive transactional, financing and regulatory experience in the electric power (including renewable energy), natural gas and water industries. The firm can bring to bear top transactional and regulatory practitioners in order to maximize the value of transactions in the heavily regulated energy space.



Aon’s Transaction Solutions team is the leading tax insurance broker for securing tax credit investments in renewable energy.   Our tax insurance team is comprised of experts recognized across the industry for their experience in developing innovative, cost-effective tax insurance solutions. We help protect M&A and financing transactions as well as managing tax risks outside of a transaction.

Aon has led the creation and advancement of transaction liability insurance. We bring a depth of knowledge and passion for developing tailored solutions to your complex deal risks that is unparalleled in the insurance industry through our team of tax and M&A attorneys and other senior professionals.  In addition to tax insurance, our team specializes in representations and warranties insurance and other bespoke solutions to support sales of projects and developers.

Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.  Aon’s renewable energy practice leads the industry in providing P&C insurance for projects across the globe.

Infra-Energy Capital Advisors, LLC






UL supports regulators responsible for building safety and security especially in new and emerging markets. We educate, train and advise you to help reduce risk and deploy improved regulations, we also offer certifications for safer products (horticultural lighting and oil extraction equipment) and buildings (fire safety and security certification) throughout the supply chain to deliver confidence between property owners, service providers, and other stakeholders; including code authorities, insurance companies, and government agencies. The UL Security and Fire Certificate is a declaration that the alarm systems have been installed, maintained, tested, and monitored, in accordance with the most up-to-date applicable codes and standards. Our Building Inspection Program provides a complete facility safety plan by working with architects, insurers, or building code officials to assure that the fire, life safety, and security systems will operate properly in the event of a fire or robbery.

E3 Consulting


Established in 1999, E3 Consulting is a Wall Street Proven Professional Services Firm providing technical, commercial, financial, energy markets, and regulatory advisory services to capital providers, developers, and regulators and utilities in electric power, oil and gas and heavy industry. In 2014, E3 joined the NAES portfolio of companies, further strengthening our team, which now totals more than 60 professionals. E3 can now better serve our clients with competencies across the entire project lifecycle, from early stage development to divestiture and decommissioning. As a member of the NAES portfolio, we are part of the ITOCHU Group, a thriving multi-national company founded in 1858, with 113 offices throughout the world and annual revenue exceeding $50 billion. ITOCHU is traded on the Japanese stock exchange.

Uniper Global Commodities North America LLC


Uniper is a leading international energy company with approximately 37 GW of installed generation capacity and operations in more than 40 countries. As one of Europe’s largest power producers,we trade a broad range of power and gas products across Europe and North America. The North American business leverages the company’s trading and analytics infrastructure to offer a broad range of energy products designed to hedge the energy price risks of our power market customers. Unit Contingent wind offtake, nodal basis risk, and Heat Rate Call options are just a few of the products Uniper offers.

Fidelity National Title Insurance


Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF), is a leading provider of title insurance, mortgage services, specialty insurance and information services. FNF is the nation’s largest title insurance company through its title insurance underwriters that collectively issue more title insurance policies than any other title company in the United States. Robert Simon and Fred Glassman specialize in the energy and project finance title insurance sector. They are resident in Fidelity National Title Insurance Company’s New York City office. This team has worked on hundreds of energy and project finance transactions, ranging from financings (private and government-backed) to acquisitions and dispositions, ground-up constructions and various other types of transactions.



Leidos advises clients in the global energy industry so they can achieve better business outcomes in a connected world. We apply technical, commercial, and regulatory expertise to support the development, financing, restructuring, and acquisition of capital-intensive energy assets. Our experts work alongside financial and developer clients to take on complexities when creating, deploying, and financing innovative technologies.  Our capabilities span independent engineering, energy market consulting, transmission analysis, and owner’s advisory services for thermal and renewable generation, biofuels, oil and gas infrastructure, and emerging energy solutions.

Loeb & Loeb LLP


Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys and offices throughout the United States and Asia. The firm’s Energy Practice offers a dynamic combination of transactional, regulatory and litigation capabilities for clients in the electric, natural gas, nuclear and renewable energy sectors. Representing Fortune 500 corporations, multinational companies, regional utilities and up-and-coming startups, our attorneys have handled virtually every type of transactional and operational matter the industry has faced in the past 35 years. Our extensive experience and knowledge of the various energy sectors, the regulatory environment and the competitive landscape, enable us to deliver innovative solutions to the complex challenges confronting the energy industry today. For more information, visit

Renewable Energy Storage Company LLC


RESC was founded in 2017 with the mission to deploy, Thermal Energy Storage innovated to couple with Compressed Air technology, resulting in
cutting edge utility-scale sustainable and green technologies to enhance the electric grid by identifying opportunities where renewable generation and energy storage can be integrated and optimized. RESC has the following goals:

– To provide WECC, ERCOT, MISO, SPP, PJM, NYISO and other utilities and commercial customers alternatives to battery technology,
– To integrate firming services for the daily supply and demand imbalances that exist on the grid,
– To provide customers with dispatchable renewable energy and a sustainable pathway to achieve 100% renewable energy goals,
– To leverage existing and novel technologies to provide clean sustainable energy storage at a significant cost savings.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance


Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) provides unique analysis, tools and data for decision makers driving change in the energy system. BNEF has 200 staff based in 14 offices around the world. BNEF’s sectoral products provide financial, economic and policy analysis, as well as news and the world’s most comprehensive database of assets, investments, companies and equipment in the clean energy space. BNEF’s regional products provide a comprehensive view on the transformation of the energy system by region.

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