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ABOUT THE SUMMIT

 

Join Leading Project Developers and Capital Providers at the Premier Project Finance Event
LIVE and In-Person in New Orleans!


Projects & Money, the highly acclaimed “one-stop networking hub for project finance professionals,” returns to New Orleans LIVE and IN-PERSON January 25 - 27, 2022!

This meeting is where the country’s leading project developers and the financial community come to kick off their year. It is a powerful venue for the project finance community to connect, share information about upcoming project opportunities, buy and sell projects, and get the latest market intelligence on the trends in the markets, all while hearing the best-informed perspectives on the financing and deal-making landscape.

After the disruption of the pandemic, the energy transition got back on track in 2021, with significantly increased project development, finance and investment activity. And 2022 is when all this activity will really shift into overdrive. This is the time you will really need the high-powered networking that is at the heart of Projects & Money. From beginning to end, there will be constant opportunities to meet key players from the project community, learn about their plans for the upcoming year, and capitalize on new opportunities that will lead to successful deals.

Come, join us in New Orleans at the can’t-miss event to kick-off your 2022 calendar year!

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

 

Mohammed J. Alam
Director of M&A and Renewable Energy Finance
BORALEX

Ali Amirali
Senior Vice President
STARWOOD ENERGY GROUP GLOBAL, INC.

Ellen Balfrey
Senior Vice President, Finance
APEX CLEAN ENERGY

Gilbert Campbell
Co-Founder & CEO
VOLT ENERGY

Tom Carbone
President
TRI GLOBAL ENERGY

Ralph Cho
Co-Head, Power & Infrastructure Finance, North America
INVESTEC GROUP

Emily Cohen
Chief Development Officer
PRIMERGY SOLAR

Laura Fay
Director, Origination
EDF ENERGY NA

Tom Flanagan
Senior Originator
CONSTELLATION

Paul Gaynor
CEO
LONGROAD ENERGY

Jesse Grossman
Chairman and CEO
SOLTAGE

Stacey Kusters
Senior Vice President, Development
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY ENERGY INVESTMENT GROUP

Eric Luesebrink
Senior Vice President, Development
ENGIE NORTH AMERICA INC.

Keith Martin
Co-Head of Projects, United States
NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT

Conor McKenna
Senior Managing Director
COHNREZNICK CAPITAL

Louise Pesce
Managing Director, Power Project Finance
MUFG

Shalini Ramanathan
Director
QUINBROOK INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS

Christina Scalzo
Vice President, Strategy and M&A
VISTRA CORP.

Meghan Schultz
Executive Vice President, Finance & Capital Markets
INVENERGY

Richard E. Walsh
Managing Partner
MADISON ENERGY INVESTMENTS

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

 

  • Wind, Solar, Storage and Natural Gas Project Developers and IPPs
  • Investors, Lenders and Financiers
  • Tax Equity Providers
  • Private Equity Providers
  • Financial Advisors
  • C&I Energy Buyers
  • Gas and Energy Traders and Marketers
  • Insurance and Risk Companies
  • EPCs
  • Engineering Firms
  • Equipment Suppliers
  • Lawyers
  • Business and Legal Consultants
  • Energy Market Analysts

 

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS

 

  • 8minutenergy
  • AMP Capital Investors (US) Limited
  • Aon
  • Apex Clean Energy
  • ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC
  • Ares Management
  • Berkshire Hathaway Energy Investment Group
  • Boralex
  • Bracewell
  • Brookfield Renewable
  • CAC Specialty
  • CCA Group LLC
  • Clean Capital
  • CoBANK ACB
  • CohnReznick Capital
  • Constellation
  • Crowell & Moring
  • E3 Consulting Services
  • EDF Energy NA
  • EDP Renewables
  • EmberClear
  • Energy Infrastructure Partners
  • ENGIE North America Inc.
  • ETC - Endure Energy LLC
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • FTI Consulting & FTI Capital Advisors
  • GenOn
  • GoldenSet Capital Partners LLC
  • Hannon Armstrong
  • HPS Investment Partners, LLC
  • IEPA
  • Invenergy
  • Investec Group
  • J.P. Morgan*
  • Leidos Engineering, LLC
  • Longroad Energy
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions
  • Madison Energy Investments
  • Marathon Capital
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • MUFG Nelnet Renewable Energy
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • PA Consulting
  • Panamint Capital LLC
  • Pattern Energy
  • PPL Renewables
  • Primergy Solar
  • Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners
  • Rhynland
  • Seminole Financial Services
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • SolRiver Capital
  • Soltage
  • Starwood Energy Group Global, Inc.
  • Tenaska Power Services Co.
  • Tri Global Energy
  • Troutman Pepper
  • Vistra Corp.
  • Volt Energy
  • invited*

 

VENUE

 

Royal Sonesta New Orleans
300 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 586-0300


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Marathon Capital

Website

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.

Bracewell

Website

Bracewell is a leading law and government relations firm serving the power, oil and gas, financial services, technology and public finance industries throughout the world.

Our industry focus enables us to maintain cutting-edge experience and in-depth knowledge of the commercial, legal and regulatory challenges faced by our clients so that we can provide the most effective legal solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.

CoBank

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CoBank is a $158 billion cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides commercial loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states. The bank also provides wholesale loans and other financial services to affiliated Farm Credit associations serving more than 75,000 farmers, ranchers and other rural borrowers in 23 states around the country. CoBank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture, rural infrastructure and rural communities. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, CoBank serves customers from regional banking centers across the U.S. and also maintains an international representative office in Singapore.

Crowell & Moring LLP

Website

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.

Foley & Lardner

Website

Foley & Lardner LLP looks beyond the law to focus on the evolving demands facing its clients and their industries. With over 1,100 lawyers in 24 offices across the United States, Mexico, Europe and Asia, Foley approaches client service by understanding client priorities, objectives, and challenges. Foley’s Energy Industry Team helps clients address business and legal concerns to keep traditional and renewable source projects on track — from due diligence, negotiation, and regulatory approval through closing. We have a long history of successfully managing renewable and alternative energy projects and financings involving fuel sources such as onshore and offshore wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, biomass, ethanol and biodiesel. Foley also has an accomplished history in addressing the litigation and transactional needs of clients in the oil and gas sector, including independents, public companies and individual mineral owners. We counsel clients on issues concerning leasehold operations, royalty and title disputes, farmouts, right-of-ways and gas purchase agreements. (www.foley.com/energy/)

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Website

McGuireWoods LLP

Website

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

Website

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

Website

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.

PA Consulting Group

Website

We’re not a traditional consulting firm. We’re different in what we do, and even more in how we do it. We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy.

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Website

Sheppard Mullin is a leading law firm in the renewable energy sector. With over 600 attorneys in 16 offices across the globe, we provide renewable energy clients with a comprehensive range of legal services. We advise regarding financing, taxation, mergers and acquisitions, EPC contracts, project agreements, litigation, real estate, land use, and intellectual property protection. Sheppard Mullin attorneys counsel across the full range of renewable projects, from distributed generation across the US to some of the largest utility scale projects in the world.

Sidley Austin LLP

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Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firm highly attuned to the ever-changing international landscape, with more than 2,000 lawyers across 20 offices worldwide. The firm is a leader in the development and growth of the renewable and clean energy industries, advising on solar, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, biomass/biofuels, waste-to-energy, battery storage, and carbon capture projects. Sidley’s renewable energy practice brings a deep understanding of innovative transactions, project fundamentals, and market terms, while maintaining a track record of successful representations during all phases of a project. With renewable energy experience in 48 states across the U.S., as well as in several countries across Latin America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, the firm is at the forefront of unique transactions, including some of the first cutting edge hedging and other offtake structures. Sidley’s lawyers have advised virtually every type of client – investor, sponsor, developer, lender, hedge provider, contractor, service provider, electricity cooperative, and government entity – helping effectively manage political, regulatory, environmental and real property risks, as well as resolve disputes.

Troutman Pepper

Website

The energy industry is a key vertical and center of excellence at Troutman Pepper. 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

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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.

Apex Clean Energy

Website

Apex Clean Energy was founded with a singular focus: to accelerate the shift to clean energy. Through origination, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, and storage facilities, distributed energy resources, and green fuel technologies, Apex is expanding the renewable frontier across North America. Our mission-driven team of more than 300 professionals uses a data-focused approach and an unrivaled portfolio of projects to create solutions for the world’s most innovative and forward-thinking customers. For more information about how Apex is building the energy company of the future, visit apexcleanenergy.com.

CAC Specialty

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With a knowledge-driven approach informed by industry data and decades of honed instinct, CAC Specialty brings an innovative vision to insurance broking to solve your risk challenges – from the simple to the previously unsolvable. CAC Specialty is an integrated specialty insurance brokerage and investment banking business focused on providing subject matter expertise and placement capabilities across the spectrum of insurance and alternative capital markets. CAC Natural Resources has a strong team with a proven reputation for exemplary client service within our industry verticals: Oil & Gas (Upstream, Midstream, Downstream), Power, Utilities and Renewables, Mining and Metals, and Surety. We deliver creative, market-leading solutions to domestic and international clients.

FTI Consulting & FTI Capital Advisors

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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.

For more information please visit: http://www.fticonsulting.com/industries/energy-power-and-products/clean-energy

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.

Seminole Financial Services, LLC

Website

Seminole Financial Services is a leading provider of construction and permanent debt to mid-scale (1 MW – 40 MW) renewable energy projects. Seminole has directly funded ~$2 billion in capital to support over 1 GW of renewables nationwide. Seminole also provides development loans, long term debt under the USDA REAP Loan Guarantee Program, and tax credit equity.

More than a source of capital, Seminole provides its development partners with the exceptional service and understanding required to execute even the most complex transactions.

E3 Consulting

Website

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.

Leidos Engineering

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Leidos applies technical, commercial, and regulatory expertise to advise the development, financing, acquisition, and restructuring of capital-intensive energy and infrastructure assets. Our capabilities span renewable and conventional power generation, gas midstream, transmission and distribution, and emerging energy solutions meeting the demands of the evolving marketplace. Built on a rich history of technology excellence, Leidos provides independent engineering, market analysis, and transmission analysis to help our clients understand each project’s full potential to compete and perform. Learn more at energy.leidos.com.

Standard Solar

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Standard Solar is powering the nation’s energy transformation – channeling its project development capabilities, financial strength, and technical expertise to deliver the benefits of solar, as well as solar + storage, to businesses, institutions, firms, governments, communities, and utilities. Building on 17 years of sustainable growth and in-house and tax equity investment capital, Standard Solar is a national leader in the development, funding and long-term ownership and operation of commercial and community solar assets. Recognized as an established financial partner with immediate, deep resources, the company owns and operates more than 225 megawatts of solar across the United States. Standard Solar is based in Rockville, Md. Learn more at standardsolar.com.

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