Solar Power Finance & Investment - Presented by Infocast

 

March 17 - 19, 2020 | Omni La Costa Resort & Spa | San Diego, CA

  • The Leading Networking and Dealmaking Hub for the Solar Industry!

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Infocast’s Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit is the premier gathering place for leaders in the solar industry.

Rated the best solar event in the industry, this summit provides senior-level solar and financial executives with an idyllic and intimate setting for an efficient, in-depth, and focused networking experience ideal for setting their deal-making agendas for the upcoming year.

From beginning to end, attendees will have the opportunity to meet solar industry innovators, learn about their plans for the upcoming year, and capitalize on new prospects that will lead to successful deals.

Gain valuable insights into the latest on solar development & financing, learn about upcoming strategic opportunities, and network with the industry’s top senior-level solar and financial executives at this leading event!

  • Get the latest information about upcoming project opportunities and the best available outlook on the financing landscape
  • Mingle in an intimate setting that provides the optimal networking experience
  • Set your deal-making agenda for the coming year
  • Leverage the summit’s exceptional opportunities for private meetings at a scenic venue

And new this year is the co-located event: Solar + Storage Finance & Investment Summit. On Tuesday, March 17th, hear about the storage finance and investment landscape and meet the players moving the market forward.

Register for the Solar F&I Combo ticket to have access to all three events:

  • Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit
  • Solar Power Finance & Investment Executive Briefing
  • Solar + Storage Finance & Investment Summit

We hope to see you in San Diego!

Summit – March 18 – 19, 2020
The Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit is the primary industry event where industry players come to stay abreast of the solar financing landscape. It also provides valuable insights into the ongoing developments, 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 17, 2020
SOLAR MARKET OUTLOOK AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LANDSCAPE
Get the latest information on the business development landscape and the latest thinking on the challenges in solar origination.

New for 2020 – March 17, 2020
SOLAR + STORAGE FINANCE & INVESTMENT SUMMIT
Solar + Storage F&I will deliver the most in-depth information on hybrid project finance from the leading market, development and finance experts, discuss the structures and investment issues with solar+ storage projects and assess the opportunities & challenges that come with their implementation and integration. Hear experts strategize about business models and how to ensure bankable & financeable projects.

 

The Solar Power F&I Summit is
co-located with:

Register for the Combo ticket of the Solar Power F&I Summit to attend both Summits.

 

 

Attend the Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa


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Partial List of Featured Speakers

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Participating Organizations

  • ALTUS POWER AMERICA MANAGEMENT LLC
  • AON
  • BANK OF AMERICA
  • BAYWA R.E.
  • BHE RENEWABLES
  • BLACK & VEATCH MANAGEMENT
  • CANDELA RENEWABLES
  • CCA GROUP, LLC
  • CITY NATIONAL BANK
  • COHNREZNICK CAPITAL
  • CORNERSTONE FINANCIAL ADVISORS
  • CYPRESS CREEK RENEWABLES
  • DELOITTE
  • DEPCOM POWER
  • DROEL, PLLC
  • EDF RENEWABLES
  • EMPOWER ENERGY
  • ENERGY GPS LLC
  • ENERPARC INC.
  • ENERTIS SOLAR INC.
  • ENGIE NORTH AMERICA
  • FIFTH THIRD BANK
  • FONTANA ENERGY ASSOCIATES, LLC
  • GREENTECH CAPITAL ADVISORS
  • HECATE ENERGY
  • HUSCH BLACKWELL
  • ICF RESOURCES, LLC
  • IHS MARKIT
  • JINKOSOLAR (U.S.) INC.
  • LINCOLN CLEAN ENERGY, LLC
  • LIVE OAK BANK
  • LUMINATE LLC
  • M&T COMMERCIAL BANKING
  • MARSHALL & STEVENS, INCORPORATED
  • MCCARTHY BUILDING COMPANIES, INC.
  • MCGUIREWOODS
  • MIZUHO AMERICAS
  • MMA ENERGY CAPITAL
  • MORRISON & FOERSTER, LLP
  • MOSS ADAMS
  • MUFG UNION BANK, N.A
  • NAUTILUS SOLAR
  • NFRONT CONSULTING LLC
  • NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT LLP
  • ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE, LLP
  • PARAGON ENERGY ADVISORS, LLC
  • PARTNER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, INC.
  • PINE GATE RENEWABLES
  • RBI SOLAR
  • RECURRENT ENERGY
  • RES AMERICAS
  • ROSENDIN ELECTRIC, INC.
  • ROSENDIN ELECTRIC, INC.
  • RUBICON CAPITAL ADVISORS
  • RWE RENEWABLES
  • SEMINOLE FINANCIAL SERVICES
  • SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON LLP
  • SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP
  • SOLAMERICA ENERGY
  • SOLAR FRONTIER AMERICAS
  • SUMMIT RIDGE ENERGY
  • SUNTRUST EQUIPMENT FINANCE & LEASING CORP.
  • WOOD PLC
  • ZIONS BANCORPORATION

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Venue

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

Group Room Rate: $275 (standard room type). Resort Fees Waived.

Hotel guest room booking details will be provided in your conference registration confirmation email.

Guest rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to registered participants: attendees, speakers & sponsors. Your hotel room reservation will require the same email address associated with your conference registration. Infocast is permitted to audit all room reservations over the Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit 2020 dates. Any hotel reservation that does not match a registered participant, determined by the email associated with the reservation and registration, will be canceled. Infocast is not responsible for any guest room cancellation fees or no-show charges billed by Omni La Costa Resort and Spa and Information Forecast, Inc. Omni La Costa Resort and Spa cannot guarantee reinstatement of a canceled hotel reservation. Reinstatement will require a valid conference registration and will be granted based on hotel room availability.

For questions regarding guest room terms & conditions, please contact registration@infocastevents.com or 818-888-4444.

**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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Jim Lamon

DEPCOM POWER

Bill Gulley

BAYWA R.E.

Luigi Ciavarella

RWE RENEWABLES

Melissa Peterson

LINCOLN CLEAN ENERGY, LLC

Shalini Ramanathan

RES AMERICAS

Stacey Kusters

BHE RENEWABLES

Ted Gergurich

EDF RENEWABLES

Todd Kice

HECATE ENERGY

Ty Daul

RECURRENT ENERGY

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.

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.

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.

City National Bank

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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.

Depcom Power

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DEPCOM Power, Inc., is a partner in Utility Scale Solar for Project Development Support, Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M). DEPCOM Power leverages a highly experienced team of solar industry veterans, the best module technology available, the most cost efficient Balance of System (BoS) components and industry best in class business practices to provide high quality, high production, and cost effective Utility Solar PV systems.

REC Solar, a Duke Energy Renewables Company

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In an evolving and increasingly complex industry, REC Solar and Duke Energy Renewables are creating a smarter energy future, one that is based on risk mitigation and a simplified approach to energy modernization, diversification and resiliency. Consuming power now comes with options that never existed before. With new choices comes the responsibility of energy partners to help navigate this new industry paradigm. Our renewables energy strategy is customer-centric, bringing advanced energy intelligence, operations and ownership to the marketplace for over 100+ years. The nimbleness of an entrepreneurial company like REC Solar combined with the experience and financial heft of a utility leader like Duke, bring better solutions to deliver enduring business value far beyond the cost per watt.

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.

M&T Bank

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McCarthy Building Companies

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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. 

nFront Consulting

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nFront Consulting brings together experienced Power Industry Consultants who provide high-quality, creative and strategic solutions to complex energy issues. Our team members bring extensive energy industry consulting and management experience to each assignment, including support to wind and solar developers, lenders, tax equity and mergers and acquisition. Each team member has demonstrated the exceptional capability, experience and commitment required to provide the assistance our clients need to successfully address today’s increasingly complex challenges.

nFront Consulting’s Transmission and Delivery Services Practice provides independent transmission consulting, security constrained economic dispatch basis, congestion and curtailment analyses and advisory services. Other services include transmission planning, resource integration, and open access, expert witness and regulatory services. We partner in strategic, financial, risk, planning and analytical assessments with generation and transmission developers, utilities, financial institutions, equity investors, and transmission owners.

Norton Rose Fulbright

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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.

sPower

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sPower, an AES and AIMCo company, is the largest private owner of operating solar assets in the United States. sPower owns and operates a portfolio of solar and wind assets greater than 1.3 GW and has a development pipeline of more than 10 GW. sPower is owned by a joint venture partnership between The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a worldwide energy company headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation, one of Canada’s largest and most diversified institutional investment fund managers.

Sidley Austin LLP

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

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

Stoel Rives LLP

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

UL

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

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.

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

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Bank of America (BofA) and BofASecurities are the marketing names used by the Global Banking and Global
Markets divisions 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. BofA and BofASecurities are the global leaders in corporate and investment banking and trading,
serving corporations, governments and institutions around the world. As part of BofA and BofASecurities,
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 BofA and BofASecurities’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.

Beecher Carlson

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Beecher Carlson’s Energy Practice is a proven global leader in the renewable energy sector, providing the most competitive insurance options and risk management solutions available in today’s marketplace.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fifth Third Bank

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Foley & Lardner

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

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

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HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations. With around 3,800 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realize their ambitions.

We serve more than 38 million customers worldwide through our four Global Businesses: Global Banking and Markets, Commercial Banking, Global Private Banking, and Retail Banking and Wealth Management. Our network covers 66 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

HSBC Global Banking and Markets provides tailored financial solutions to major government, corporate and institutional clients worldwide. Managed as a global business, we offer clients geographic reach and deep local knowledge.

HSBC is committed to play a leading role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. HSBC Global Markets is at the forefront of investor solutions in sustainable finance; as the green bond market continues to develop, we aim to maintain a leading role in its development. HSBC has the capabilities, reach and ambition required to become a leader in sustainable finance. We have committed to provide USD100 billion of sustainable financing and investments by 2025 to develop clean energy, lower-carbon technologies, and projects that contribute to the delivery of the Paris Climate agreement and the UN SDGs. By the third quarter of 2018 we had already facilitated USD25billion in sustainable financing and investments. You can learn more about our approach to sustainability at https://www.hsbc.com/our-approach/building-a-sustainable-future/sustainable-finance

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.

Key Corporate Bank

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KeyBanc Capital Markets Utilities, Power & Renewable Energy group provides innovative and bespoke financial and advisory solutions through deep industry knowledge to meet the needs of both public and private sector clients involved in building, owning, and operating energy infrastructure
— As a leading financial institution, we are known for our M&A, financial advisory, lending, leasing, taxable & tax-exempt bond underwriting, and private placement capabilities
— Our capabilities also include interest rate, commodity, and currency hedging
— We are well-positioned to help clients across the following sectors:

  • Electric & Gas Utilities
  • Municipalities & Cooperatives
  • Independent Power Producers
  • Private Equity & Infrastructure Funds
  • Renewable Energy Developers
  • Transmission & Energy Infrastructure

KeyBanc Capital Markets is a trade name under which corporate and investment banking products and
services of KeyCorp and its subsidiaries, KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, and
KeyBank National Association (“KeyBank N.A.”), are marketed.  Securities products and services are
offered by KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc. and its licensed securities representatives, who may also be
employees of KeyBank N.A.. Banking products and services are offered by KeyBank N.A.

Live Oak Bank

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Live Oak Bank’s renewable energy lending team are experts in utility-scale solar project financing, community solar, and battery-storage project financing nationwide. We offer solar project developers and their tax equity partners a first-class lending experience. You don’t spend time getting us up to speed: we know the program, the process and the players, making your utility-scale solar project financing experience smooth and efficient. Working with Live Oak offers developers more flexibility to grow their project pipeline without being saddled with debt at the corporate level. Contact us to learn more.

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.

Marshall & Stevens, Incorporated

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Over the past ten years, Marshall & Stevens Incorporated has valued nearly $100 Billion of conventional and renewable energy generation projects. Our energy industry experience includes the valuation of wind, solar, biomass, fuel cells, cogeneration, geothermal, waste to energy, oil and gas, coal, and nuclear energy generation facilities, as well as energy storage. Our clients include utilities, developers, sponsors, and investors.

Established in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is a recognized leader in the valuation industry, serving business enterprises, investors, lenders, boards, and trusted advisors. Our full complement of services cover the valuation of businesses and business assets, real estate, equity and debt instruments, transaction consulting, fairness and solvency opinions, and expert testimony.

Our domestic and international clients engage us to assist them with valuations for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, financings, tax planning and reporting, financial reporting (US GAAP and IFRS), restructuring, and dispute resolution.

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.

McDermott Will & Emry LLP

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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.

Mizuho Bank, Ltd.

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Mizuho Americas is a leading financial institution comprising several legal entities, which together offer clients corporate and investment banking, financing, securities, treasury services, asset management, research and more. With professionals in offices throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Chile, Mizuho’s operations in the Americas connect a broad client base of major corporations, financial institutions and public sector groups to local markets and a vast global network. Learn more at mizuhoamericas.com.

Mizuho Americas is an integral part of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: MFG). Mizuho Financial Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, offering comprehensive financial and strategic services including private banking and venture capital through its subsidiaries. The group has over 900 offices and 60,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia. As of December 31, 2017, its total assets were $1.8 trillion. Learn more about Mizuho Financial Group at www.mizuho-fg.com.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Recurrent Energy

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Recurrent Energy is a leading utility-scale solar project developer, delivering competitive, clean electricity to large energy buyers. Based in the U.S., Recurrent Energy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar Inc. and functions as Canadian Solar’s U.S. project development arm.

Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors

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Rubicon is one of the world’s leading investment banking firms focused solely on the infrastructure, energy & utilities sectors. With offices in Europe and the Americas, along with further expansion plans in 2019 to open an office in Sydney, the firm has a truly global reach. Since inception in 2011, Rubicon has closed over 40 transactions covering the sale, acquisition or refinancing of approximately 100 essential infrastructure, energy & utilities assets located across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia with a combined enterprise value in excess of USD $35 billion. The firm is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Learn more about the firm at: www.rubiconinfra.com and by following Rubicon Infrastructure Advisors on LinkedIn.

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.

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

Thompson Hine LLP

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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.

Baker Botts

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Baker Botts is a globally respected law firm with 725 lawyers and 14 international offices. We are driven by the highest ethical and professional standards. This professionalism, combined with industry knowledge and insights and our understanding of the law, helps us to deliver effective, innovative solutions for our clients.

For more than 175 years, Baker Botts has delivered results-oriented services, establishing us as a leading law firm. Our reputation is complemented by our leadership in government, the judiciary and our communities. Regardless of size, sector or jurisdiction of a client, our commitment is to help achieve their business objectives.

BlueWave Solar

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BlueWave Solar developed a platform to make it easier for households & businesses to go solar without an installation – perfect for renters! Plus, homeowners in Massachusetts can go “AllBlue” by adding Community Solar to their home solar installations.

BlueWave Solar provides Community Solar subscriptions from our own projects and provide Community Solar customer management for other developers as our clients.

BlueWave works with home solar installers to provide accessible financing options so that owning your own solar system, or solar + storage system, becomes not only feasible but profitable.

Fredrikson & Byron

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Fredrikson & Byron has built a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet” by bringing business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to our work with clients, and by operating as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. Our Renewable Energy Group assists clients with the development and financing of renewable energy projects, and acquisition and divestiture of renewable energy assets throughout the United States and Canada. Our work also extends to the supply chain, including manufacturing, construction and service companies, where we help them with commercial contracts, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions to advance their interests within the renewable energy market.

Kirkland & Ellis

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

MVP Capital

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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 transactions and has offices in San Francisco, New York, Boston, Kansas City and Boulder.

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!

Empower Energies

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Empower Energies, Inc., headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, is a clean energy project solutions provider focused on applying the right mixTM of combined heat and power (CHP), PV solar, and energy optimization solutions – with financing – to meet the profitability, resiliency and sustainability objectives of hospitals, universities, municipalities, and schools, as well as multi-facility commercial and industrial organizations.

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.

First Solar

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First Solar is a leading global manufacturer and provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems using advanced thin film module and system technology. Our business model emphasizes flexibility to suit each customer’s unique needs. The First Solar team is positioned to offer direct module sales or serve in supporting roles ranging from project and program design to acting as a vertically integrated project development and asset management partner. Through determined innovation and a focus on large-scale development, we deliver solar energy that is an economically attractive alternative to fossil fuel-sourced electricity. With more than 17GW of modules sold, First Solar has a demonstrated history of financial stability and manufacturing success. As a project partner, we bring extensive expertise into how today’s PV power plants are developed, financed, designed, constructed and operated to maximize profitability for our customers and strategic partners.

JinkoSolar

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JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a world-renowned solar module manufacturer. JinkoSolar has over 12,000 employees across its 5 productions facilities globally. The company distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in 108 countries worldwide. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 9.2 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 6.5 GW for solar cells, and 10 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2018.

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 the most chosen in US utility and fastest growing in residential, and broadly considered the one of the most reliable PV module suppliers in the United States and Canada.  The North American offices are located in San Francisco, CA and Jacksonville, FL.

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.

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.

Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.

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Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. is an international firm offering full-service engineering, environmental, and energy consulting and design services. Drawing on decades of experience, our multi-disciplinary approach allows us to serve clients at all stages from initial due diligence and design to development and construction, as well as throughout the ongoing maintenance and optimization of the asset.

RBI Solar

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RBI Solar, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures and installs solar mounting systems for large commercial and utility scale projects. As a specialist in ground mount, roof mount, and custom designed specialty solar structures, we focus on providing best-in-class racking systems and project management capabilities to serve owners and integrators. RBI Solar offers a broad range of solar racking systems to support every PV module manufacturer.

We provide complete solar mounting solutions to solve virtually any structural mounting challenge in the solar world. Our services include complete design, signed and sealed drawings for all 50 states, high tech manufacturing, nationwide installation and end to end technical support to help you solve the toughest challenges in the industry. Leveraging more than 80 years of experience in the commercial design-build specialty structures market, RBI Solar, works with its clients to identify the most economical, durable and robust solution. All of our solar mounting systems come with a 20 year limited warranty.

Rosendin Electric, Inc

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Rosendin Electric is the premier union design build solutions contractor for renewable energy projects throughout the United States. We provide turnkey EPC
services for the full spectrum of Solar PV and Battery Storage projects in a variety of different locations and environments ranging from C&I, hospitals, schools, universities, and government facilities to utility grade solar farms. Project sizes range from 500 kW to more than 500 MW systems utilizing the best applicable solar and storage technologies in any mix of rooftop, ground mount, and/or canopy-based installations. Rosendin is also a leading design build electrical contractor for Wind projects providing all aspects of Wind project AC/DC electrical, substation and SCADA scopes of work. With over 18GW of project installation experience to date, we bring the design build expertise and EPC capabilities to supply the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for our customers.

Seminole Financial Services, LLC

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SolAmerica Energy, LLC

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SolAmerica Energy (“SAE”) is an Atlanta-based solar developer, EPC and O&M provider. SAE was famed in 2009 and today has offices in Chicago, Raleigh and Jupiter, FL.

Summit Ridge Energy

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Summit Ridge Energy (SRE) was launched in June 2017 by solar industry leaders, each with years of experience originating, developing, and financing C&I solar projects. While together at their former employer, the team led the industry in the creation of virtual PPA and associated financing structures. SRE has parlayed this experience into the rapidly growing community solar vertical, and is actively acquiring development assets across multiple US markets.

Wood Group

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Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, in over 600 offices employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.

We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy wind and solar, mining, and general industrial sectors.

Wood brings together the ‘power of three’, harnessing the inherent strengths and richly diverse heritages of Wood Group, Amec and Foster Wheeler – three great brands to create a new company of significant global scale and enhanced capability.

EDF Renewables

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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.

Energy Acuity

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Energy Acuity is the leading provider of power generation and power delivery market intelligence. Founded in 2008, EA was built on the principal that essential energy market research could be conducted and presented more efficiently than the traditional third-party data providers. Energy Acuity’s unique approach merges primary research, public resource aggregation, web monitoring and expert analysis, delivered through a simple, dynamic online platform. This allows our clients to focus on actionable information and win business over the competition.

Eversheds Sutherland

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Our Renewable Energy practice has experience in a wide range of disciplines, from corporate/M&A to tax, and covers all of the renewable energy technologies, including onshore and offshore wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, biofuels and hydro. We have advised on more than 40GW of renewables projects globally, and more than 2.5GW of generating wind capacity in the past year alone.

Eversheds Sutherland provides the full range of legal services to a global client base ranging from small and mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, acting for 72 of the Fortune 100, 61 of the FTSE 100 and 120 of the Fortune 200. With more than 2,400 lawyers, Eversheds Sutherland operates in 66 offices in 32 jurisdictions. Eversheds Sutherland is a global legal practice and comprises two separate legal entities: Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP (headquartered in the UK) and Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (headquartered in the US), and their respective controlled, managed, affiliated and member firms. For more information, visit eversheds-sutherland.com.

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 Hydropower generation plants. The company primarily serves four key sectors: energy; industry; marine, and rail traction, and seeks to optimize energy consumption whilst maximizing generating efficiency. With more than 45 years’ experience in the power electronics and control sector, and a proven 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 18 years, Ingeteam has supplied more than 12 GW of INGECON® SUN inverters with the majority of these systems equipped for utility-scale multi-megawatt projects.

PI Berlin North America

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PI Berlin is an industry leading provider of risk management and quality assurance services for PV equipment. We provide technical diligence and quality assurance solutions for investors and buyers of PV modules, inverters and batteries.

PI Berlin North America has conducted over 250 independent factory audits on over 70 GW of PV manufacturing capacity, provided quality assurance services to over 12 GW of equipment shipments and advised on over 4.5 GW 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.

PI Berlin operates globally with staffed offices in the USA, Germany and China as well as accredited test laboratories in Germany and China.

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.

S&P Global Market Intelligence

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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.

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.

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