Solar Power Finance & Investment - Presented by Infocast
  • March 20 - 22, 2018 | San Diego, CA

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The Leading Networking and Dealmaking Hub for the Solar Industry

The Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit is the leading gathering place for the industry’s dealmakers. Each year, senior-level solar and financial executives mingle in an intimate setting that provides for an efficient, in-depth and focused networking experience.

From beginning to end, the Summit offers up constant opportunities to meet key dealmakers, learn about their plans for the upcoming year, and capitalize on new prospects that will lead to successful deals. Networking extends into the night with hosted dinners and other activities!

The Summit is the primary industry event where key industry players come to stay abreast of the solar financing landscape. It also provides valuable insights into the ongoing developments in the industry, highlights upcoming strategic opportunities, and explores the industry’s efforts to overcome pressing challenges.

The Summit’s unique environment has led previous attendees to rate it as the best value solar event in the industry — “worth every minute of my time”, says one attendee.

Executive Briefing – March 20, 2018
SOLAR MARKET OUTLOOK AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LANDSCAPE
Get the latest information on the business development landscape and which markets will be offering up opportunities for growth.

Workshop – March 20, 2018
SOLAR + STORAGE
Pick up all the information needed to build a solid understanding of the solar + storage market— both front-of- the meter and behind-the- meter. Find out the latest on storage + storage technology, policy, business models, project economics, financing and the business development outlook.

Workshop – March 20, 2018
SOLAR POWER FINANCE & INVESTMENT GUIDE FOR EMERGING DEVELOPERS AND INVESTORS
Get a comprehensive primer on the financing of and investing in solar power in today’s solar market.

On-Demand Webinar

Impacts of the Tax Law Change on the Solar Industry

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Venue

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
2100 Costa Del Mar Rd
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(760) 438-9111

Only registered attendees may reserve guest rooms at Omni La Costa.

Room rate: $269
Reservation Call-in #: 800-THE-OMNI
Cut-off Date: February 26, 2018
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The hotel is currently sold out, but please check in with the hotel directly as availability often changes in the week leading up to the event


Additional Room Blocks

Cape Rey Carlsbad, a Hilton Resort
1 Ponto Road
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 602-0800

Room rate: $225
Reservation Call-in #: (760) 602-0800
Cut-off Date: Friday, February 23, 2018
Group Name: Information Forecast, Inc.
Group Code: IF318
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**A shuttle will be available once in the morning and once in the afternoon to and from the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. Specific times to be announced.


Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Carlsbad Palomar/ McClellan Airport
5835 Owens Avenue
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 431-9399

Room rate: $129
Reservation Call-in #: (760) 431-9399
Cut-off Date: Monday February 19, 2018
Group Name: Information Forecast, Inc.
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Park Hyatt Resort Aviara
7100 Aviara Resort Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92011
(760) 448-1234

Room Rate: $289
Reservation Call In #: 888-421-1442
Group Name: Information Forecast, Inc.
Group Online Booking Page: Solar F&I

The hotel is currently sold out, but please check in with the hotel directly as availability often changes in the week leading up to the event


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James Brooks

LIGHTSOURCE RENEWABLE ENERGY

Mike Hall

BORREGO SOLAR SYSTEMS

Ray Henger

SPOWER

TJ Kanczuzewski

INOVATEUS SOLAR

Warren Luhning

7X ENERGY, INC.

Tom Matzzie

CLEANCHOICE ENERGY

Matthew McGovern

CYPRESS CREEK RENEWABLES

Vanessa Miler-Fels

MICROSOFT

Woody Rubin

AES DISTRIBUTED ENERGY

Katherine Ryzhaya

LIGHTSOURCE RENEWABLE ENERGY

Robert Scheuermann

SOCORE ENERGY

Charles Spiliotis

LONGROAD ENERGY PARTNERS

Xavier Tournier

MARUBENI POWER INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Beth Waters

MUFG - PROJECT FINANCE, AMERICAS

Emily Williams

ALTENEX LLC

AWS Truepower

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AWS Truepower provides the most accurate, reliable, and innovative clean energy project development, engineering and operations solutions available today. Energy developers, investors, utilities, system operators, and governments rely on the company’s 30 years of experience, proven expertise and technology to reduce uncertainty, mitigate risk, and maximize return on their investments. AWS Truepower’s suite of consulting and engineering services, innovative software, maps, and data products support the complete wind and solar project development lifecycle. Headquartered in New York, AWS Truepower has offices in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Ballard Spahr

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Ballard Spahr LLP, an Am Law 100 law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in business and finance, litigation, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. Our Energy and Project Finance Group is a nationally recognized practice in the areas of project development, finance, regulation, and investment.

McCarthy Building Companies

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Morrison & Foerster (Renewables)

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Morrison & Foerster has one of the nation’s leading practices devoted to the development and financing of solar power and other renewable energy projects. Our lawyers have played a key role in the inception and development of the equity, debt and capital markets for solar power projects, representing many of the industry’s leaders. We have expertise advising companies in both the photovoltaic and concentrated solar thermal domains (including utility-scale solar thermal projects), in the United States and overseas.

Our lawyers have successfully closed solar transactions from over $1.6 billion in loan guarantees for three projects in a 375 MW concentrated solar thermal power complex in the Mojave Desert in California to advising on the eighth largest photovoltaic plant in the world.

Navisun LLC

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Navisun LLC™ (www.navisunllc.com) is a solar independent power producer operating throughout the United States. The Company focuses on developing, acquiring, constructing, financing, owning, and operating distributed and small utility-scale ground mount and rooftop solar projects. Navisun’s principals have over 65 years combined power and energy industry experience, with over 35 years focused on the renewable energy space. Together they have completed numerous solar projects for utilities, municipalities, universities, schools, hospitals, and similar institutions, with typical project sizes ranging from 500 kilowatts to 20 megawatts. Navisun’s proven management team positions the Company as a flexible market leader with a long-term investment horizon in the U.S. distributed solar power industry. 

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP/Chadbourne

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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.

Troutman Sanders LLP

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Recognized by U.S. News as a national top tier practice in the 2014 edition of U.S. News–Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” Troutman Sanders provides top legal advice to utilities, independent power producers, developers, and financial, industrial and government clients in energy-related businesses in the US and internationally. We have extensive transactional, financing and regulatory experience in the electric power, natural gas and water industries as well as the renewable and alternative energy sector. Known for providing advice that maximizes client value, our energy practice works closely with our clients to guide energy transactions through compliance with energy regulation at the federal and state levels.Our comprehensive understanding of the energy industry and regulatory landscape makes us a “go-to firm” for clients seeking counsel regarding all types of energy transactions.

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.

Winston & Strawn, LLP

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Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with more than 850 attorneys among 18 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. The firm’s energy, project development, and finance practice is a particular strength of the firm, offering  more than 30 years of industry experience, innovation, and a track record of success over a broad range of energy-related services. We advocate and advise on new energy policies and regulatory compliance. We provide assistance on all types of development agreements, including power purchase agreements, interconnection agreements, operations and maintenance agreements, and supply and procurement agreements. We assist clients in the structure and financing of energy projects, and in the acquisition and disposition of companies and assets. We also offer counsel on cutting-edge market trends and tax matters. Together, our experience, capabilities, and integrated platform help us to guide successfully our clients through today’s dynamic energy environment.

Zions Bancorporation

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Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $65 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The company a consistent top recipient of Greenwich Excellence awards in banking. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices. Investor information and links to local banking brands can be accessed at zionsbancorporation.com.

Akin Gump

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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.

Allianz Global Investors

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AON

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Aon Transaction Solutions includes experts recognized across the industry for experience in developing innovative, cost-effective tax insurance solutions for reducing or eliminating tax risk. The Aon team’s former practicing tax lawyers in the US and the UK is unique within the insurance industry in terms of our focus on Tax Insurance as an area of specialty and our experience with the product dating back to its earliest use.

Baker & McKenzie

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With a network of more than 4,000 locally qualified and internationally experienced lawyers, Baker & McKenzie is one of the world’s leading global law firms and a long-standing leader in the renewable energy industry. Our Global Renewable Energy and Clean Technology practice provides a full range of legal services to participants in the wind, solar and bioenergy sectors and we have represented clients on market-defining transactions throughout the U.S. and the world. Working seamlessly across our 77 offices in 47 countries, we help clients structure, acquire, finance and implement projects and manage their investments, whether in developed, developing or transition countries. Our ultimate aim is to efficiently provide commercially effective solutions to our clients at every stage.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) is the marketing name for the global banking and global markets businesses of Bank of America Corporation, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, providing a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. BofAML is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading, serving corporations, governments and institutions around the world. As part of BofAML, Renewable Energy Finance (REF) specializes in tailored financing products and services for renewable clients and their respective projects. REF’s offerings include tax equity investments and a variety of structured debt products, each uniquely designed and comprehensively delivered alongside BofAML’s banking, markets and structured solutions teams.

BayWa R.E.

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BayWa r.e. Solar Projects, a subsidiary of BayWa AG, is based in California and provides turnkey project development, design and construction, operation and maintenance, and project finance. With over three decades of experience and 400 MW of operating solar assets and 1.4 GW in technical management worldwide, our cross-functional team combines local expertise with global experience to deliver innovative photovoltaic solutions precisely planned and constructed with best-in-class financing to maximize your return on investment.

With a strong financial parent, BayWa r.e. Solar Projects is able to structure and finance project on an individual basis ensuring a high-quality solar investment. Whether you are an investor seeking higher returns, or a business organization turning to solar electricity to lower costs and reap the benefits of tax credits, we understand how to manage, maintain and maximize project operations making us the partner of choice.

BayWa r.e. Solar Projects is actively seeking to develop and acquire offsite solar projects throughout North America.

Calyxo

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Calyxo GmbH is a highly automated manufacturer of thin-film solar panels based in Thalheim, Germany with a capacity to be increased to 100MWp in 2018.

Originally founded in the USA in 2003 as Solar Fields, LLC, Calxyo expanded to Germany with its first solar production facility in 2006. Calyxo GmbH has received investments of over €240m to develop its revolutionary, proprietary, Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) based thin-film manufacturing technology. The Company currently holds over 80 international patents and applications.

Calyxo’s high performance, high quality, flexibly designed modules are used in a multiplicity of solar installations (e.g. ground based, rooftop, building or façade integrated etc.) and are particularly well suited for difficult and harsh environments. CdTe is a stable, nontoxic material and Calyxo’s products are among the ‘greenest’ solar panels in the world in terms of CO 2
emissions created from the production process and the recyclability of its materials.

The company is currently implementing a comprehensive process improvement program, and is on track to become the lowest cost manufacturer of solar panels in the world.

CCA Group

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CCA Group is a premier independent investment banking firm that provides financial advisory services to Issuer and Investor clients in the Global Asset Finance marketplace. The firm is focused on creating innovative financing and investment opportunities utilizing fixed capital assets that are essential to the end user. Our team of senior professionals leverages knowledge gained from years of experience investing in and managing fixed assets to provide rational advice to our clients.

CIBC Capital Markets

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CohnReznick Capital

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At CohnReznick Capital our team creates unprecedented firsts, providing investment banking services to the sustainability sector. Since 2010, CohnReznick Capital has executed more than 85 project and corporate financings for renewable energy assets valued at more than $11 billion in aggregate. As the #1 ranked Renewable Energy Financial Adviser by IJ Global Magazine, we deliver exceptional service for financial institutions, infrastructure funds, strategic participants (IPPs and utilities), and leading global clean energy developers. Our team of experts help our clients breakthrough the dynamic and evolving sustainability sector by simplifying project finance, M&A, capital raising and special situations. To learn more visit www.cohnreznickcapital.com, follow @CR_Capital on twitter, and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook & Instagram.

Deloitte

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DELOITTE’S M&A practice provides, comprehensive and strategically focused tax, accounting and advisory services to both financial and corporate buyers. With a global network of over 4,000 M&A specialists, clients have access to experienced professionals in all forms of acquisitions, investment and financing structures, disposition alternatives, and post transaction and integration activities. Our multi-disciplinary approach teams top-flight M&A professionals, industry specialists and technical experts to provide fact-based answers and independent advice geared to helping clients minimize risk and maximize returns.

Deutsche Bank

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Deutsche Bank’s Trust & Agency Services is one of the largest providers of trust, agency and administrative services to the capital markets globally. The project finance team has earned a reputation for managing some of the most complex and innovative structured transactions in the industry. Our expertise in administrative, collateral, intercreditor and escrow agent roles, has been recognized repeatedly by Infrastructure Investor magazine where we have won “Global Corporate Trust Service Provider of the Year” for seven consecutive years. As a trusted capital markets partner, we consistently earn our clients’ loyalty as well as some of the industry’s most coveted awards.

Duke Energy Renewables + REC Solar

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Duke Energy Renewables is one of the top 10 largest owners of renewable energy assets in the United States, with over three gigawatts of solar and wind. They work with utilities and corporate customers to meet their renewable energy needs. REC Solar is one of the top commercial solar providers in the country, working with large enterprise organizations like IKEA and Costco to help them leverage onsite solar power. REC Solar is owned by Duke Energy and the two companies work together to build creative solutions bringing together onsite solar, offsite solar, and advanced energy solutions for their customers. To learn more, visit RECSolar.com and Duke-Energy.com.

Enerparc

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Enerparc is an entrepreneurial company that specializes in developing, engineering, constructing, operating, and managing photovoltaic assets. The Enerparc group of companies has installed over 1.7 GW of photovoltaic systems and owns a portfolio comprised of more than 1 GW of assets. With installations in sixteen countries and offices in Germany, the U.S., and India, Enerparc is the second largest solar developer in Europe and one of the top ten global solar companies. Enerparc Inc. is headquartered in Oakland, California.

Foley & Lardner

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Foley & Lardner LLP is a national law firm that provides a full array of legal services to assist the rapidly changing and ever more complicated energy industry. Our energy practice is broad and diversified, delivering comprehensive solutions and the leading-edge tools required to serve regulated and unregulated industry participants in this increasingly competitive market. Foley’s wind and solar practices are part of our national Energy Industry Team, advising clients in the development, investment, acquisition, construction, and financing of renewable energy facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Our team-based approach, innovative technology, and focus on value and client service are continually recognized by our clients and the legal industry.

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.

Greentech Capital Advisors

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Greentech Capital Advisors is the leading investment bank and asset manager dedicated exclusively to sustainable energy, technology and infrastructure. We’re purpose-built, helping Sustainable Infrastructure clients incorporate innovation and productivity into our energy, water, food and waste infrastructure systems. From global leaders to high growth private disruptors, we’re dedicated to our clients’ success and to changing the way the world does business. We execute merger, divestiture and acquisition transactions, raise capital through private placements, and provide strategic advisory services for Sustainable Infrastructure companies and projects. We also manage funds that offer institutional investors global exposure to companies that are profiting from sustainability. We are an expert team of 55 professionals working seamlessly on our clients’ behalf in New York, Zurich and San Francisco and through a strategic partnership in Japan. Our team of experienced bankers and investment professionals provides conflict-free advice and thoughtful, innovative solutions, and we do so with an intensely focused effort that does not stop until our clients achieve success.

HSBC Holdings PLC

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HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. The Group serves customers worldwide from around 6,000 offices in over 70 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa.

Global Banking & Markets in the US & Americas is a principal business line of HSBC Holdings plc. Our US & Americas business does not try to be all things to all clients. Instead, we are uniquely positioned to help clients achieve their strategic, financial and risk management objectives within the HSBC global network. The HSBC Americas network offers access to our global platform with a specific geographical coverage model targeted to clients whose business needs cover the Americas from the northernmost tip of Canada to the southern cone of Argentina and beyond.

In 2017, HSBC was recognized as the “World’s Best Bank”,” North America’s Best Bank for Transaction Services” and ” World’s Best Investment Bank in the Emerging Markets” by Euromoney.

HSBC recognizes that we have a responsibility to assess the environmental and social impacts of our business – and to manage these impacts. Read more about how HSBC is putting sustainability into practice at http://www.hsbc.com/citizenship/sustainability

Husch Blackwell

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Husch Blackwell Renewable Energy Practice.

From pioneering start-up technologies to some of the largest wind and solar developments in the country, Husch Blackwell serves many of today’s most innovative renewable energy companies.

Our deep, extensive history representing independent power producers and electric utilities in all facets of their business gives us vast institutional knowledge regarding the matters affecting renewable energy projects. Developers, investors, owners and lenders depend on us to help complete and launch their renewable projects with speed and efficiency. Emerging clean-tech companies and alternative fuels entrepreneurs rely on us to help bring their technologies to market.

Members of Husch Blackwell’s Wind Energy team draw from a broad array of energy, environmental, regulatory, construction, project finance, tax and capital markets experiences to meet our clients’ specific needs. Clients benefit from Husch Blackwell’s deep experience in the full range of wind power project development and construction matters.

ICF

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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 icf.com.

KeyBanc Capital Markets

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KeyBanc Capital Markets provides deep industry expertise and capital markets and advisory solutions to companies in targeted verticals which include Consumer & Retail, Healthcare, Industrial, Oil & Gas, Real Estate, Utilities, Power & Renewables, Diversified Industries, and Technology, through Pacific Crest Securities. With over 800 professionals across a national platform, the firm has more than $27 billion of capital committed to clients. Our award winning Equity Research team provides coverage on more than 775 companies.

Lazard

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Lazard, one of the world’s preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 43 cities across 27 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America. With origins dating to 1848, the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising, and corporate finance, as well as asset management services to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals. For more information on Lazard, please visit www.lazard.com. Follow us at @Lazard.

Marathon Capital

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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.

Mayer Brown

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Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in major cities across the Americas, Asia and Europe.  Our experience in the solar sector started more than twenty years ago when we worked on Solar Electric Generating System IX (SEGS) in California, one of the first large-scale solar projects in the United States.  Our lawyers have represented financiers, sponsors and other project participants on important and cutting edge solar energy projects and financing structures across the globe.

Whether it is utility-scale concentrated solar thermal, photovoltaic, rooftop distributed generation or other solar technology, we have the industry knowledge and experience needed to get deals done anywhere in the world.<p>

We offer local market expertise on a global basis, with offices in each of the major energy and financial centers around the world – London, New York, Hong Kong, and Houston.

McGuireWoods

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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.

MMA Energy Capital

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At MMA Energy Capital, we use our experience and expertise to partner with renewable energy developers, constructors and system owners to provide project capital necessary to develop and build world class renewable energy systems.

Our approach allows us to provide custom solutions around construction debt, development capital and permanent debt that enable our customers to effectively develop and build projects with the certainty that their capital needs will be met through an efficient and collaborative process.

Our primary investment types include:

  • Construction Financing
  • Development Capital
  • Project Term Debt

Through its former ownership of MMA Renewable Ventures, MMA has over a decade of renewable energy investment experience. Our deep knowledge of the renewable energy business provides for an exceptional experience working through complicated transactions as our staff understands the specific needs of our customer’s projects.

For our entire business, the key to our success is our commitment to performance built on our core values of Integrity, Innovation and Service.

Morgan Lewis & Bockius

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At Morgan Lewis, we partner with clients to understand their needs and craft powerful solutions for them. Our team encompasses more than 2,000 legal professionals, including lawyers, patent agents, employee benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists, working together across 29 offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

Named U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers’ 2015 Law Firm of the Year for Energy, our team serves the electric power sector (conventional, nuclear, and renewable, including wind and solar and transmission); the oil and gas sector (upstream, midstream, and liquefied natural gas; refining; and petrochemicals); the water industry; and financial institutions, investment funds, project developers, state-owned enterprises, and public-private partnerships in the energy sector.

Our global energy practice is renowned for its work on multi-billion dollar energy transactions. Often involving multinational investment, first in country, or sector undertakings or novel structures, these deals encompass the development, financing, acquisition, and divestiture of both conventional and unconventional resources. Every major transaction is supported across disciplines by our corporate, regulatory, tax, environmental, antitrust, litigation, labor, employment, and benefits lawyers.

MUFG Union Bank

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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.

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

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Our alternative energy attorneys represent developers and financing parties in over 2,000 MWs of projects in the Carolinas and southeast. As opportunities shift to RTO markets for hybrid solar and other distributed energy resource projects, we have added RTO, FERC and state regulatory attorneys to guide clients through emerging revenue structures. We assist clients in regulated and RTO markets as stacked services revenue moves from theory to reality. Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP offers the strength and resources of attorneys and professional staff experienced in a range of services. We provide advice and counsel in for clients ranging from private individuals to large businesses, including many publicly held companies. Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 575 attorneys and other professionals with offices in 10 states and Washington, DC. For more information on the Firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.

NSP Clean Power

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With a vision of providing clean, renewable and cost-effective energy, Neo Solar Power (NSP) was founded in December 2005. NSP is a world-class leading solar cell manufacturer specializing in research, development, and manufacturing of high-efficiency solar cells and modules. Following its merger with DelSolar in 2013, NSP has become the largest solar cell producer in Taiwan. NSP’s management team consists of inter-disciplinary experts in semiconductors, electronic systems, silicon raw materials, solar cell technology, and solar energy system engineering with a proven track-record in delivering industry-leading conversion efficiency and production costs into our solar solutions. Long-lasting cooperation with foreign and domestic R&D institutions is also part of our technological backbone. As the pioneer in combining semiconductor manufacturing discipline and seasoned solar technology development, NSP aims to keep leading the way in the transformation of photovoltaic energy into a competitive, pervasive and everlasting energy source for mankind.

Orrick

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Orrick is a global leader in the development, financing, acquisition and disposition of utility scale and distributed solar projects.

  • Over 20,000 megawatts of solar PPAs and storage contracts, arrangements, and EPC and module supply contracts
  • Innovative financing including levered and unlevered tax equity financings, using every structure in the market
  • Development, mezzanine, construction and term debt financings for market-leading solar projects
  • High profile solar project and company M&A and joint venture transactions

Rockwood Group

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Rockwood Asset Management, LLC is an investor and issuer of privately placed debt securities with public monitored ratings (typically AA/Aa or AAA/Aaa). Asset classes include renewable energy PPAs, multi-year tax credit notes, Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) and loans. Products are structured and designed for insurance company investors incorporating the best practices from both the ABS and private placement industries. Rockwood is a solutions based issuer with a comprehensive understanding of the unique goals of insurance company investors including: favorable risk based capital (typically NAIC1), definitive statutory/GAAP accounting authority, favorable tax treatment, positive reputational & community impact, streamlined closing procedures and best of class post-closing and investor reporting/relations.

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

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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.

Soltec LTD

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Soltec is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of horizontal single-axis solar trackers. Soltec’s global operations and workforce of over 500 people blend experience with innovation. The company has manufacturing facilities in Brazil, China, and Spain, as well as offices in Australia, Denmark, Chile, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Peru, and the United States. Soltec introduced SF7, its next generation PV tracker, which enables higher yield and achieves lower installation costs. SF7 single-axis solar tracker is the seventh-generation innovative fruit of 14-year work as a tracking specialist. SF7 is the solar tracker with the highest yield-per-acre performance and greatest land-use options, ideal for large-scale PV tracking projects. Its features combined with proven cost-effective innovation and operation have driven Soltec to the top-tier globally.

sPower

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sPower, an AES and AIMCo company, is the largest independent solar developer in the United States. Headquartered in Salt Lake City with offices in San Francisco, Long Beach and New York City, sPower owns and operates more than 1.2 GW of generation assets. sPower has deployed more than $2 billion of capital for its solar and wind projects. With more than 13 GW between operating, construction and pipeline, sPower is actively buying select utility-scale renewable assets in virtually any stage of development in the United States.

sPower strives to relentlessly deliver reliable, dependable and cost-competitive renewable energy options. To accomplish this, we:

Evaluate for purchase utility-scale energy projects with PPAs and site control.

Partner with technology and equipment manufacturers.

Engage in greenfield development in most markets and with targeted utility programs.

Own/operate projects and maintain quality assets for customers.

sPower team’s knowledge, coupled with its decades of expertise in energy services, allows to deliver renewable solutions that are customized for each of our partners – whether utilities, municipalities, schools or other entities. We take the necessary time to fine-tune technologies and financial models to ensure our ability to deliver quality projects with lower investment costs. We are committed to building lasting relationships with landowners, vendors, investors, utility partners and communities. sPower projects provide construction and operations jobs, payments to landowners and revenues for local communities – all the while helping to reduce harmful carbon emissions and delivering affordable, sustainable energy to rate payers.

Sungrow

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Sungrow is a global leading PV inverter system solution supplier with over 31GW installed worldwide as of December 2016. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Renxian Cao, Sungrow is a global leader in research and development in solar inverters, with numerous patents and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter systems as well as energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial, and residential applications. With a 20-year track record of growth and success, Sungrow’s products are available in over 50 countries, maintaining a market share of around 25% in Germany and 10% globally.

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

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Swinerton Renewable Energy

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Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) offers engineering, procurement, construction, and SOLV® services for solar photovoltaic plants throughout North America to a diverse range of clients. Over 125 years of building landmark projects, Swinerton has forged a reputation for unsurpassed safety, workmanship, on-time delivery, and customer satisfaction. Today, our team takes pride in building cost-effective solar systems that will generate reliable, clean power for many years to come. SRE has delivered over 2.5 GW of solar projects and our SOLV team manages over 4 GW of PV plants. Learn more about Swinerton Renewable Energy at swinertonrenewable.com

Array Technologies

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Array Technologies, Inc. is the leading solar tracking solutions and services provider for utility-scale projects. With efficient installation and terrain flexibility, coupled with high reliability, durability and performance, Array delivers the best project returns in the industry. As the chosen tracker for more than 16 GW years of energy production, Array’s products have been optimized through unparalleled experience garnered over nearly three decades. Array Technologies is headquartered in the United States with offices in Europe, Central and South America, the Middle East, and Australia. For more information, please visit arraytechinc.com.

BridgeBank

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Bridge Bank was founded in the highly competitive climate of Silicon Valley in 2001, and continues to provide a full suite professional business banking services. From the very beginning, our goal has been to offer small-market and middle-market businesses from across many industries a better way to bank.

A less bank-like way to bank.

We provide a surprisingly broad range of financial solutions, enabling us to meet our clients’ varied needs across all stages — from inception to IPO and beyond. It’s how we go about doing so that differentiates us from our competition.

Cornerstone Financial Advisors, LLC

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Cornerstone Financial Advisors, LLC is a boutique, full service structured finance advisory firm, recognized as a premier renewable energy and equipment leasing advisor to investors and sponsors. Chicago-based Cornerstone has originated, structured and executed financings representing more than $50 billion in assets. The principals of Cornerstone have worked together for over 15 years and the professional team has over 100 years of combined experience in structured finance, focused on origination, structuring, executing and managing highly complex investments.

Cornerstone’s financial advisory and asset management services include: origination, pricing and structuring of multiple financing vehicles such as sale/leasebacks and tax partnerships; third party consultant and expert coordination and oversight; document negotiation and execution; tax review and analysis; contract and credit monitoring and management of asset sales and dispositions. In addition, Cornerstone has well-established relationships with key industry funding sources, sponsors/developers, law firms and third party consultants.

Fredrikson & Byron

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Fredrikson & Byron’s Renewable Energy Group assists clients to successfully complete development and financing of renewable energy projects, and acquire and divest renewable energy assets throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. Our work also extends to the supply chain, including manufacturing, construction and service companies, where we help them with mergers and acquisitions and other commercial concerns to advance their interests within the renewable energy market.

Live Oak Bank

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Live Oak Bank’s Renewable Energy lending team focuses on utility-scale solar projects nationwide. Our experience collaborating with developers and their tax credit investors and professional teams enables us to work with a variety of deal structures in single and multi-site projects in any state or U.S. territory. We know the program, the process and the players which makes your experience much smoother and more efficient.

Securing the proper capital is the first step in successful project development, and working with a lender who knows the industry helps overcome challenges as transactions evolve. We focus on bringing innovation to the lending process to facilitate project success. Building on our team’s years of experience in the space, Live Oak Bank has made the solar lending experience better, faster and stronger.

Contact our team to discuss your project: Jordan Blanchard, 910.247.4884 or jordan.blanchard@liveoakbank.com.

Nautilus Solar

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Founded in 2006, Nautilus Solar Energy, headquartered in Summit, N.J., is a leading national solar development, acquisition, and asset management company. Nautilus focuses on developing, acquiring, executing and managing distributed and utility-scale generation solar projects. Over its 11+year history, Nautilus has invested in and asset manages hundreds of MWs of solar projects located throughout North America. Nautilus is minority owned by Virgo Investment Group, LLC. Join Nautilus on LinkedIn and Twitter and visit http://www.nautilussolar.com for more information.

Skadden

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Serving clients in every major international financial center, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and affiliates is one of the leading law firms in the world, with 23 offices and approximately 1,700 attorneys. Our diversified practice enables us to offer solutions to the most challenging legal issues in virtually every area of corporate law, providing the specific legal advice clients need to compete most effectively in a global business environment. Our clients range from a variety of small, entrepreneurial companies to a substantial number of the 500 largest U.S. corporations and many of the leading global companies. We have represented numerous governments, many of the largest banks — including virtually all of the leading investment banks — and major insurance and financial services companies. The firm has more than 40 practice areas and advises clients in matters involving, among others, energy and infrastructure projects, energy regulation and litigation, mergers and acquisitions, litigation and arbitration, corporate finance, corporate restructuring, securities law, banking, antitrust, tax and intellectual property.

Spear Point Energy

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PFMG Solar is the #1 Solar Provider to Southern California K-12 schools. We’ve successfully delivered projects ranging from small-school projects up to some of the largest school solar projects in California. Founded on the principle of “Energy Engineered,” PFMG Solar accurately sizes solar systems for optimal cost savings to our clients, selects top quality steel structures and components, and follows through once systems are in operation to ensure our clients receive maximum value with their utility provider. At PFMG Solar, we believe the most valuable resource of any community is its children.

Thompson Hine LLP

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Wells Fargo

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Hunton & Williams LLP

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A global law firm, Hunton & Williams LLP counsels many of the world’s leading businesses, financial institutions, and governments providing comprehensive finance, development and infrastructure counsel. Our multi-disciplinary renewable energy practice group includes more than 100 corporate, finance, project development, environmental, litigation, regulatory and tax attorneys, practicing from our offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.  We are consistently recognized by leading legal and industry publications, such as Chambers USA and Chambers Global, as one of the top law firms for renewable energy transactions. We have counseled clients on several recent transactions that have garnered “Deal of the Year” awards from leading publications, including International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Project Finance magazine (PFM) and Project Finance International (PFI), among others.

Jinko Solar

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JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 8.0 GW for silicon wafers, 5.0 GW for solar cells, and 8.0 GW for solar modules, as of December 31, 2017.

JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc. works closely with top financial institutions and key stakeholders in the solar industry.  Publicly vetted by trusted industry third party laboratories, JinkoSolar is one of the fastest growing and most reliable PV suppliers in the United States and Canada. The North American headquarters is located in San Francisco with 5 regional sales offices.

Black & Veatch

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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.

Tradewind Energy

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Tradewind Energy is one of the largest wind and solar project development companies in the U.S. We deliver long-term power projects that tap into nature’s resources to produce sustainable energy for our nation. We’ve earned a reputation for innovation in the market, for our highly skilled and passionate team and for our deeply held respect for the people, environment and communities where we develop our projects. For more information, visit www.tradewindenergy.com.

Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions Inc.

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Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions Inc. (SWSS) is the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Sterling and Wilson Pvt. Ltd., a leading global solar EPC firm. The company is
privately held and is part of the $6 billion Shapoorji Pallonji group, an engineering and construction concern with a rich 150 year history. In 2016, Sterling and Wilson has been ranked as the No. 1 Solar EPC Company outside USA and China, and No. 6 globally by IHS, a globally renowned consulting firm. Our corporate headquarters for the solar business is Dubai, UAE, while the U.S. business is based in Phoenix AZ, USA. The company has a strong international track record, having successfully commissioned 2.1 GWp of solar power plants worldwide with another 2.5 GWp under construction, including the world’s largest, single-location solar PV plant at 1.2 GWp in the United Arab Emirates.

Paragon Energy Advisors

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Founded in 2004, Paragon is a leading provider of financial advisory services and has unparalleled expertise in tax equity and sponsor equity structuring, solicitation and placement as well as M&A for renewable and conventional energy projects. Paragon’s professional team has advised project sponsors and tax equity investors in connection with over 50 renewable energy projects totaling over 5,000 MW of generating capacity and requiring approximately $10 billion of capital. These capital raises have included development stage projects and portfolios, projects under construction and projects in operation, and have involved tax partnerships, sale-leasebacks, pro rata sales and other financial structures. In the solar power segment, we have provided both sell-side and buy-side tax and sponsor equity advisory services on residential, distributed generation (C&I), and utility scale projects totaling over $2 billion in transaction value. Our solar power project geographic experience includes projects located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, as well as Puerto Rico and Guam.

Paragon clients and partners include leading energy project developers, tax equity investors and lenders, strategic investors and private investment firms.

Warren & Selbert

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The ABC software structures lease and partnership transactions using linear programming optimization techniques.  We serve an impressive roster of Fortune 500 corporations, commercial banks, and developers in the renewable, real estate, and project finance industries.

ABC supports utility, commercial and residential scale solar transactions involving sale/leaseback, partnership flip, lease pass-through and power purchase agreement structures. ABC is available as both an interactive pricing tool and as a back-end calculator for price-quoting tools of residential solar vendor programs.

ABC has full HLBV reporting and is used for tracking partnership transactions. Models are fully customized to meet your reporting requirements.

As a premier financial software firm, we at Warren & Selbert work hard to provide excellent customer support to ensure our clients’ success.

For more information, visit www.warren-selbert.com.

Signal Energy Constructors

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Signal Energy Constructors is a leading design/build general contractor providing engineering,
procurement and construction (EPC) services for utility-scale renewable energy projects across North
America. Our preconstruction, engineering and project teams are focused on bringing innovative
solutions to each project and are among the most experienced in the renewable energy industry. With
more than 8,000 megawatts of utility-scale project experience, Signal Energy Constructors possesses a
wide range of expertise in the design and construction of wind, solar, infrastructure and other power
projects. Signal Energy Constructors is the renewable energy arm of two of the nation’s strongest
construction companies, Barnhart Crane & Rigging and EMJ Corporation. WE HARNESS CREATIVE
ENERGY.

DNV-GL

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DNV GL is the world’s largest provider of independent renewable energy advice. The recognized authority in onshore wind energy, we are also at the forefront of the offshore wind, wave, tidal and solar sectors. Although the DNV GL name is new, the company has a rich heritage in renewable energy stretching back to the 1970s. Our organization now integrates the powerful legacy of GL Garrad Hassan and DNV KEMA. We provide independent technical and engineering services, products and training. Customers include renewable energy developers, investors, lenders, manufacturers, construction firms, owners, operators, insurers, non-profit / government organizations, and large-scale utility firms. Our team of dedicated experts is present in all major and emerging global markets for renewable energy. DNV GL’s global perspective is informed by local understanding that can only come from a local presence.

MVP Renewable Energy

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MVP Capital provides mergers and acquisitions, private debt and equity capital raising, and strategic and valuation advisory services focusing on the renewable energy, media, telecom and technology sectors. Founded in 1987, MVP has completed over $18 billion of transactions and has offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Kansas City and Boulder.

Altus Power America

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Altus Power America is a Greenwich, CT based private renewable energy company founded in 2009. Altus owns and operates 105 MW of solar photovoltaic projects across the United Sates. Altus develops and acquires projects ranging from distributed generation of 1MW and larger to community solar gardens to small utility scale assets up to 50MW. Altus is funded by Goldman Sachs, FS Investments, and Global Atlantic Financial Group. Altus has full discretion to draw from and commit approximately $333 million (USD) in equity towards solar generating assets. In addition to Altus’ equity, it has the ability to secure approximately $300 million (USD) in tax equity and debt, giving it over $600 million (USD) of capital available to invest in solar assets. In Q4 of 2017, Altus raised an additional $150 million (USD) in capital mandated for investments in large commercial and small utility projects characterized by less cash flow variability and more competitive yields.

Clean Energy Associates (CEA)

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Founded in 2008, Clean Energy Associates (CEA, www.cea3.com) is a North American-owned solar PV quality assurance, supply chain management and engineering services firm based in China with 50+ professionals serving the needs of project developers, IPPs, EPCs, financial institutions and other downstream partners that value supply chain transparency and quality solutions in the solar energy field. Led by a management team with a combined 50+ years of solar PV business experience and supported by 30+ engineers who have audited factories and installation sites in over 20 countries, CEA’s project experience and technical capabilities help solve a broad array of clients’ downstream needs for higher system performance.

Enertis Solar

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Enertis is a global Consulting and Engineering firm, a leader in the renewable energy sector and pioneer in the provision of testing and quality assurance services. Enertis started its business activity back in 2007, and has accumulated a global track-record of more than 24,000 MW in 40 countries worldwide.

As specialists in technical advisory, we have an integral understanding of renewable energy projects, covering technical, environmental, financial and contractual aspects. Our mission is to guarantee the maximum profitability for our clients and an adequate management of their project risks by providing innovative high added-value services based on a team with technical expertise and “hands-on” experience.

As a 360º service provider, we can provide high-quality services at any stage of a projects life cycle, from the analysis of different solutions for power purchase agreements up to feasibility and resource studies, the design of the plants, construction and commissioning oversight, and annual revision to guarantee the proper operation of the facilities, amongst others.

Headquartered in Spain and in the United States, Enertis is also locally present in Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Chile, the United Kingdom, France, South Africa and China.

Fractal Energy Storage Consultants

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Fractal is a specialized energy storage consulting firm that provides expert evaluation, technical design and financial analysis of energy storage and hybrid projects.

Huawei

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Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solution provider, and the number one solar inverter company in the world by MW shipments. Relying on its powerful R&D capabilities, Huawei has developed and deployed globally the FusionSolar Smart PV Solution for string inverter based utility-scale solar plants. Huawei optimizes and innovates the entire process from design and construction, to the operation and maintenance of PV plants through a global digital O&M platform that is simple to track and maximizes the customer benefits. Huawei has over 180,000 employees and serves more than 170 countries and regions, and a third of the world’s population. Learn more at http://solar.huawei.com/

Luminate – Solar

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Luminate is a leading consultancy in solar power, providing the solar industry and financial markets with advisory, independent engineering and solar resource assessments in support of feasibility, development, M&A, and financing. Our team is led by power project finance veterans and industry leaders in solar energy research, development, and assessment. We provide services to Fortune 500 and smaller project developers, tax equity investors, investment funds, senior debt lenders, capital markets, and governmental agencies. Our experience comprises over 10 GW of solar power, ranging from rooftop portfolios to the world’s largest utility-scale projects.

Moss Adams LLP

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Moss Adams is a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity. With more than 2,900 professionals and staff across more than 25 locations in the West and beyond, we work with many of the world’s most innovative companies and leaders.

We serve wind, solar, wave, geothermal, and biofuel, biodiesel, material suppliers, and other organizations who provide technologically advanced, environmentally friendly solutions to some of today’s most compelling global issues. Our strength in the middle market enables us to advise clients at all intervals of development—from start up, to rapid growth and expansion, to transition.

PRYSM Sustainable Solutions

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PRYSM Sustainable Solutions provides value-added engineering services, with a focus on utility-scale solar PV power and energy storage projects. PRYSM operates on three core principles — Fast, Focused and Flexible. These principles allow PRYSM to deliver the results you need, when you need them.

Renewable energy project developers, utilities and financiers can depend on PRYSM to provide high-quality front-end design and owner’s engineering packages in order to improve technical designs, reduce life cycle costs, and maximize project returns.

SolarBuyer

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SolarBuyer is the industry’s leading provider of risk management and quality assurance services for PV equipment. We provide accredited laboratory testing, factory assessment, quality assurance and field inspection solutions for investors and buyers of PV modules and inverters. SolarBuyer has conducted over 225 independent factory audits on over 62 GW of PV manufacturing capacity, provided quality assurance services to over 5 GW of equipment shipments and advised on over $3B of equipment supply contracts. Our unique 5-tier quality rating system for PV equipment provides an easy-to-use, dependable way to assess equipment quality, based on detailed independent risk assessments on both the product and the factory which manufacturers it. SolarBuyer operates globally with staffed offices in the USA, Germany, China and India as well as accredited laboratories in Germany and China. SolarBuyer is owned by the Photovoltaik-Institut Berlin (PI) from Germany.

Southern Power

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Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, is a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider meeting the electricity needs of municipalities, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities and other energy customers across the country. Southern Power and its subsidiaries own or have the rights to more than 40 facilities operating or under construction in 11 states with approximately 12,000 MW of generating capacity in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas.

S&P Global

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S&P Global Market Intelligence’s Energy offering integrates news, data, analytics, forecasts, regulatory research, and proprietary and market prices into one tool. And unlike other energy information providers, our data is strong across the board—giving you a single, comprehensive source that covers every sector of the U.S. energy industry, including renewables.

Delta Electronics (Americas) Ltd

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Delta, founded in 1971, is a global leader in power and thermal management solutions and a major player in several product segments such as industrial automation, displays, and networking. Its mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,” focuses on addressing key environmental issues such as global climate change. As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in power electronics and innovative research and development, Delta’s business domains include Power Electronics, Energy Management, and Smart Green Life. Delta has 153 sales offices, 61 R&D centers and 40 manufacturing facilities worldwide.

Throughout its history, Delta has received many global awards and recognition for its business achievements, innovative technologies and dedication to corporate social responsibility. Since 2011, Delta has been selected as a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World) for 6 consecutive years. In 2016, Delta was ranked by CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) at the Climate Change Leadership Level.

For more information about Delta, please visit www.deltaww.com.

Droel

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Droel, PLLC is the most knowledgeable and experienced firm within the Renewable Energy Industry, assisting clients with solving complex issues or completing intricate deals. We make every client our number one priority, addressing every matter, large or small, with equal amount of dedication, care and attention. At Droel, PLLC, we always meet our client¹s expectations in regards to deadlines and goals, and we¹re always available when you need us. Droel, PLLC has years of successful representation on record, helping us to become the most trusted advisors, as well as helping to create long-term relationships with all of our clients. We¹re passionate about Renewable Energy law, and our other practice areas include, but are not limited to, Business, Construction, Employment, Real Estate and Litigation. Call Droel, PLLC now and see the Droel difference for yourself!

EDF Renewable Energy

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EDF Renewable Energy is a leading U.S. independent power producer with more than 25 years of expertise in the renewable industry, covering all range of services from project development, management to operations and maintenance. EDF Renewable Energy specializes in wind and solar photovoltaic with presence in other segments of the renewable energy market: biogas, biomass, hydro, marine energy and storage solutions. The company develops, constructs, operates and manages renewable energy projects throughout the United States for its own accord as well as for third parties. EDF Renewable Energy’s portfolio consists of 4 gigawatts of developed projects with 1.9 gigawatts of installed capacity. EDF Renewable Energy is the U.S. subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles. EDF Energies Nouvelles is the renewable energy arm of the EDF group, the leading electricity company in the world.

Fagen, Inc.

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Fagen, Inc. is a full service industrial contractor headquartered in Granite Falls, MN. Utilizing a database of over 25,000 direct-hire employees, Fagen, Inc. has constructed a variety of successful projects including wind power, biomass to power, conventional power, renewable fuels, and other industrial process facilities. The company has a bonding capacity of $1.5 billion and no corporate debt. Specializing in providing full EPC wraps to its client base and also performing General Contractor scope as well, the company self performs civil, structural, siding, insulation, millwright, piping, instrumentation, electrical and start up services. Fagen, Inc. is proud to be ranked #202 in the ENR Top 400 contractors and #76 in the ENR top 100 Design-Build firms. Striving to be the construction company most admired by our customers for our people, partnerships, performance and finished product, Fagen, Inc. is ultimately building a better world for tomorrow.

Ingeteam

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Ingeteam is a global market leader specialized in the design and manufacturing of power conversion and electrical equipment, mainly large inverters, frequency converters, motors, and generators for Wind, Solar PV, Energy Storage and Hydro power generation plants.

The company primarily serves four key sectors: energy; industry; marine, and rail traction, seeking to optimize energy consumption whilst maximizing generating efficiency. With more than 45 years’ experience in the power electronics and control sector, and a track record of over 20 years in renewable energy, Ingeteam has designed an extensive range of grid-connected and stand-alone PV and Storage inverters, marketed under the INGECON® SUN brand and with rated capacities from 2.5 kW to 7,150 MW. Over the last 17 years, Ingeteam has supplied more than 8 GW of INGECON® SUN inverters where majority of these systems are equipped for utility-scale multi-megawatt projects.

Innovative Solar Systems

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Innovative Solar Systems (ISS) is the #1 Developer of Utility Scale Solar Farm projects in the US with a yearly pipeline of approximately 200 projects (20MW-200MW in Size) totaling over 10GW’s per year. ISS currently has projects in over 35 US states. ISS sells its projects to Investors at either Early Stage, Shovel Ready, NTP or COD. ISS has the ability to provide sREC’s and Purchase Power Agreements (PPA’s) to both Credit Worthy Utility Companies and Corporate Off Takers.

Pine Gate Renewables LLC

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Pine Gate Renewables originates, develops, finances and operates utility-scale solar farms that generate clean, renewable power for the communities in which they are located. We position our farms near existing utility infrastructure and thoroughly evaluate the natural surroundings to ensure minimal environmental impact.

Rabobank

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Rabobank’s team of experienced bankers and analysts offer specialized financial and advisory services for our clients in the food & agribusiness, commodities and energy sectors. We bring to all client relationships a compelling combination of deep industry expertise, insightful strategic counsel, and customized financial solutions. Our award winning Project Finance team provides non- and limited-recourse finance solutions for renewable energy projects, with a focus on wind, solar and bioenergy. Our Project Finance team also offers tailor-made financing solutions (structuring, execution, and advisory) for projects sponsored by the bank’s clients in the food and agriculture (F&A) sector.

RECOM

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RECOM was established in 2007 and has marked a fast and steady growth as a PV module manufacturer and an Independent Power Provider (IPP) with worldwide presence. Today, it is one of the largest PV module manufacturer in Europe, with production facilities in France, Italy (solar cells & panels) and Ukraine (500 MW, under construction), products sold in more than 70 countries and an annual production capacity of up to 1.5GW.

Innovation, superior quality and financial solidity are the cornerstones of the business that have made RECOM the preferred choice for both high-efficiency PV modules and solar solutions globally.

WSP

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WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, provides comprehensive technical support to the renewable energy industry. Our experts support clients in shaping alternatives to generating electricity from fossil fuels, and developing systems that are as efficient and cost-effective as possible. We are experienced in a range of technologies including solar, wind and biomass, and we understand the complex arrangements involved in the financing and development of renewable energy generation and storage projects.

York Services Group

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We offer a captive insurance solution that will help “Turn Your Insurance Premiums Into Profits”. These profits go straight to your bottom line. The Renewable Energy Captive is a captive insurance company created to provide a Workers’ Compensation, General Liability and Auto Liability insurance alternative for business owners engaged in the renewable energy industry.

The members of the captive have successfully created a program where the members take control of their insurance program. When you own your insurance company, risk management is tailored to meet your needs, not those of an insurance company. This is accomplished by working directly with claims adjusters, defense attorneys, and other service providers to strategize the handling of claims, to minimize the cost of Workers’ Compensation to your business from day one.

Members have the ability to recoup up to 60% of their paid in premium, based on their company’s loss experience.

Bloomberg New Energy Finance

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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.

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.

PV Magazine

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pv magazine – the magazine for experts

pv magazine, of which pv-magazine.com is the online presence, is a monthly trade publication launched for the international photovoltaics (PV) community in the summer of 2008. The current print run, based on qualified circulation, is 34,201.

With its independent, technology-focused reporting, pv magazine concentrates on covering the latest PV news, topical technological trends and the worldwide market.

Stratton Report

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As the power industry finds innovative ways of financing and delivering assets and services, the Stratton Report is there with coverage and analysis of deals, developments, and innovation in business models, policy and technologies. Our coverage includes everything you need to know about today’s world of electric power finance, clean generation and distributed grid innovation. We provide interactions with experts, innovators, and key industry players. We deliver insight via traditional journalism, social media, video content, and face-to-face meetings.

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