RNG & SAF Capital Markets Summit - Presented by Infocast
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June 19 - 20, 2024
The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria
Houston, TX

Gather With Financial and Industry Leaders from Across the RNG + SAF Value Chains to Raise and Deploy Capital for the Buildout of Projects Across North America

Demand for cleaner alternative fuels such as Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) and Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) is growing exponentially, representing an enormous business opportunity for producers, project developers and investors entering these new and expanding markets.

These opportunities, however, will only be available to those who will be able to mobilize billions of dollars of capital necessary for the production, transportation, and marketing of these fuels. Only those with the best understanding of the complexities around deal structures, incentives, costs, risk mitigation, and the best practices necessary to successfully scale-up and commercialize these projects will be able to successfully attract the equity and debt financing to enable this industry’s explosive growth.

To facilitate the flow of this capital into expanding these renewable fuel industries, Infocast’s RNG & SAF Capital Markets Summit returns to Houston bringing together the best assemblage of equity investors and debt providers to the sector, along with senior executives from project development platforms, feedstock and resource owners, offtakers and the participants and suppliers who need to understand today’s cutting-edge developments in financing successful RNG & SAF projects.

This event is your unique opportunity to gain the best understanding of the needs, risk appetites, and perspectives of all the key players in the business, as well as the latest market intelligence to enable you to put forth the best strategies to profitably fund the massive buildout of RNG and SAF. Review our exceptional program and secure your ticket today!

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65

Expert Speakers

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and market stakeholders

16

Content-Packed Sessions

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exclusive insights and updates

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

 

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Alex Agrons
Head of RNG - North America
STX COMMODITIES

Headshot for Hans Beekmans

Hans Beekmans
Co-Head of Energy & Infrastructure Finance
INVESTEC

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Chet Benham
President and Chief Operating Officer
VIRIDI ENERGY

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Daniel Berger
Senior Vice President, Head of Tax Insurance
LOCKTON COMPANIES

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JT Blalock
Vice President, Finance and Accounting
HY STOR ENERGY LP

Headshot for Divya Chandorkar

Divya Chandorkar
Senior Renewable Fuels and Carbon Broker
KARBONE, INC.

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Keith Couch
Senior Director, Business Development
HONEYWELL UOP

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Eric Frey, PhD
Vice President of Finance & Strategy
GEVO

Headshot for Michael Gomez

Michael Gomez, CEM
Senior Energy Projects Advisor, Emerging Tech & Innovation
SOUTHWEST GAS

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Gary Greenblatt
Vice Chairman
MARATHON CAPITAL

Headshot for Gary Grimes

Gary Grimes
Director, Business Development Sustainability
WORLD ENERGY

Headshot for Kirsten Higgins

Kirsten Higgins
Vice President, Renewable Natural Gas
ANEW CLIMATE

Headshot for Charles E. Love

Charles E. Love Jr.
General Manager, RNG Portfolio
TRILLIUM ENERGY

Headshot for Cedric Lucas

Cedric Lucas
Managing Director
GOLDMAN SACHS

Headshot for Jim Lucas

Jim Lucas
Manager, Commercial Development
SOCALGAS

Headshot for David Lynch

David Lynch
Principal
ARES MANAGEMENT

Headshot for Jonathan Maurer

Jonathan Maurer
Co-CEO
OPAL FUELS

Headshot for Marianne Mintz

Marianne Mintz
Principal Transportation Energy Analyst
ARGONNE NATIONAL LAB

Headshot for Sean Newsum

Sean Newsum
Managing Director, Environmental Affairs
AIRLINES FOR AMERICA

Headshot for Justin Peagram

Justin Peagram
Senior Managing Director
GUGGENHEIM SECURITIES, LLC

Headshot for Peter Petrovszki

Peter Petrovszki
CCO
SEVANA BIOENERGY, LLC

Headshot for Samuel Short

Samuel Short
Deputy Director, Air Permits Division
TEXAS COMMISSION ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

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Lucie Tonnellier
Global Energy Director
WAGA ENERGY

Headshot for Evan G. Williams

Evan G. Williams
President
CAMBRIAN ENERGY

Headshot for Grant Zimmerman

Grant Zimmerman
CEO
AMP AMERICAS

HEAR FROM INDUSTRY LEADERS & EXPERTS

 

  • Airlines for America
  • Akin
  • AMP Americas
  • Anew Climate
  • Ares Management
  • Argonne National Lab
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • BDO
  • Bracewell LLP
  • Cambrian Energy
  • CAMS
  • Center for Resource Solutions (CRS)
  • Compeer Financial
  • Crux
  • Davies Public Affairs
  • Evensol LLC
  • Generate Capital, PBC
  • Gevo
  • GoldenSet Capital Partners LLC
  • Goldman Sachs
  • GreenFront Energy Partners
  • GTI Energy
  • Guggenheim Securities, LLC
  • Honeywell UOP
  • Hughes Energy, LLC
  • Hy Stor Energy LP
  • Investec
  • JP Morgan
  • Karbone, Inc.
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Live Oak Bank
  • Lockton Companies
  • Marathon Capital
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Tracking System (M-RETS)
  • Monarch Private Capital
  • MUFG
  • National Defense University
  • Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • North Sky Capital
  • Novilla RNG
  • NXTClean Fuels, Inc.
  • Opal Fuels
  • Pathward, N.A.
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • Renewable Energy Alliance – Houston
  • RMI
  • Sierra Energy
  • Sevana Bioenergy, LLC
  • SJI Renewable Energy Ventures
  • SoCalGas
  • Southwest Gas Corporation
  • STX Commodities
  • Synthica Energy
  • Terraform Industries
  • TerraNova Capital
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Trillium Energy
  • Twelve
  • USA BioEnergy
  • Viridi Energy
  • Waga Energy
  • World Energy

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

 

  • Producers & Developers of RNG, SAF, and Clean Energy Facilities
  • Biofuel, Biogas & Hydrogen Producers
  • Transport & Logistics Companies
  • Tax Equity & PE Investors, Lenders & Financiers
  • Aircraft Fuel Systems Managers & Airline Fuel Consortia
  • Law Firms, Consultants & Analysts
  • Oil & Gas Companies, Pipelines & Refineries
  • Industrial & Petrochemical Manufacturers
  • Raw Material Resource Owners
  • Utilities, IPPs, Energy Traders & Marketers
  • Local, State & Federal Agencies & Regulators
  • Engineering Firms, Equipment Manufacturers & EPC’s

PAST PARTCIPATING ORGANIZATIONS

 

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Allen & Overy
  • American Biogas Council
  • American Coalition for Ethanol
  • AMP Americas
  • Anew Climate
  • Baker Botts
  • Black & Veatch
  • Burnham Sterling & Company
  • CalBio
  • Canadian Airports Council
  • Clean Energy Fuels
  • Clean Fuels Alliance America
  • Climate Investment
  • Deloitte
  • Denbury Inc.
  • Dimensional Energy
  • EDP Renewables
  • Euclid Transactional
  • Evensol LLC
  • EY
  • Foley
  • Foss & Company
  • Gevo, Inc.
  • GoldenSet Capital Partners LLC
  • Greater Commercial Lending
  • H.I.G. Capital
  • Haffner Energy
  • Honeywell UOP
  • Hy Stor Energy LP
  • IFM Investors
  • Illinois Clean Fuels
  • Live Oak Bank
  • Lone Cypress Energy Services
  • Low Carbon Fuels Coalition
  • Marathon Capital
  • Mercuria
  • NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc.
  • Nomura Greentech
  • Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
  • Orennia
  • Orrick
  • Redtail Renewables
  • SAF+ Consortium
  • Solid Waste Management, City of Houston
  • Signature Flight Support
  • Stifel
  • STX Commodities
  • Svante
  • Synthica Energy
  • The Center for Houston's Future
  • Trillium, a Love's Company
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture, RBCS-RD
  • U.S. Energy
  • United Energy Trading, LLC
  • Valhalla Private Capital
  • Weaver
  • White & Case LLP
  • Wilson Sonsini
  • Winston & Strawn

2023 RECAP

 

65

Expert Speakers

17

Sessions
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VENUE

 

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The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria
2222 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: (713) 627-7600

Room Rate: $159
Reservation Call-In No: (713) 627-7600
Reservation Web Link: Click here
Cutoff Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Group Name: Infocast's RNG & SAF Summit

**WARNING: Please do not book any guest rooms with 3rd Party Housing Companies for this event. Infocast does not partner with outside housing companies, so we advise that you only book guest rooms at the hotel using the details provided above.**

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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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.

BDO USA, P.C.

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At BDO, our purpose is helping people thrive, every day. Together, we are focused on delivering exceptional and sustainable outcomes — for our people, our clients and our communities. Across the U.S., and in over 160 countries through our global organization, BDO professionals provide assurance, tax and advisory services. We offer Clean Tech & Sustainable Finance services to a diverse range of clients across all areas of sustainable investing including how to apply tax credit and incentives to support strategic business objectives – whether seeking financing for innovation, focusing on improving margins or navigating tax credit monetization.

At BDO, we believe that building business sustainably is not just a smart thing to do. It’s the right thing to do.  

CAMS

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CAMS is a privately held company providing Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Asset Management, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and Optimization services for energy and infrastructure assets. Our founding principle is to add value through superior management and operation of our clients’ energy infrastructure assets. To this end, we empower our employees to pursue creative and sustainable business practices in the field and at our corporate office that contribute to operational excellence, financial performance, a safe workplace, and a better community and environment. We do not take this responsibility lightly: We treat the assets with which we are entrusted as our own. For additional information, visit www.camstex.com.

Lockton Companies

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Lockton is a global insurance brokerage that helps clients mitigate risk through strategic advisory and partnership. What makes Lockton stand apart is also what makes us better: independence. Lockton’s private ownership empowers its 9,500+ Associates doing business in over 135 countries to focus solely on clients’ risk, insurance and people needs. With expertise that reaches around the globe, Lockton delivers the deep understanding needed to accomplish remarkable results.

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

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Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm and powerhouse in the project finance market. Its projects group did $211 billion in 448 significant transactions in the last five years. It works in some capacity for most of the major developers who are active in the US market. It is also a prominent thought leader. Its Project Finance NewsWire goes to more than 81,000 people. Issues back 26 years can be found on the firm’s website. Its Currents podcast has had more than three million downloads in five years. Its periodic live podcasts on topical subjects draw 2,000 to 6,000 people for the live sessions and thousands of downloads for the recordings.

Crux Climate

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Crux is the ecosystem for developers, tax credit buyers, and financial institutions to transact & manage transferable tax credits. Our network & tools streamline transactions, provide access to a large market, and reduce risk & increase trust.

Monarch Private Capital

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Monarch Private Capital manages tax equity impact funds that positively impact communities by creating clean power, jobs and homes. The funds provide predictable returns through the generation of federal and state tax credits. The Company offers innovative tax credit equity investments for renewable energy, affordable housing, historic rehabilitations, film and other qualified projects. Monarch Private Capital has long-term relationships with institutional and individual investors, developers and lenders that participate in these types of federal and state programs. Headquartered in Atlanta, Monarch has offices and professionals located throughout the U.S.

Advanced Biofuels USA

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CRS Center for Resource Solutions

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Center for Resource Solutions (“CRS”) is a California-based NGO with global impact. CRS brings forth expert responses to climate change issues with the speed and effectiveness necessary to provide real-time solutions. Its leadership through collaboration and environmental innovation builds policies and consumer-protection mechanisms in renewable energy, greenhouse gas reductions, and energy efficiency that foster healthy and sustained growth in national and international markets. For more information about CRS’s programs, visit www.resource-solutions.org.

REAL Renewable Energy Alliance Houston

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