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Carl Fleming, Counsel at AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP will be moderating Panel Discussion: Delivering on the 2020 Push
The wind industry is marshaling all its resources to deliver projects by the end of 2020—the most important year in the industry’s history. AWEA reports that the pipeline of wind farms under construction or in advanced development exceeds 33GW. Can the industry get it done? How? This session will explore these questions and assess the challenges and the strategies to overcome them in the race to deliver on the 2020 push.
What strategies are being used for 100% PTC qualification?
How are developers managing the risks in continuous construction and transformer strategies?
How are developers managing the risks of getting projects through long interconnection queues?
Will there be enough demand for the pipeline of projects to find contracts?
What are the strategies for preserving projects?
Is there an imbalance between 100% PTC safe harbor turbines and projects? If so, what are the opportunities for partnering?
How much 100% PTC qualified wind will be built by 2020?
Dan Lynch, Counsel, AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP will be moderating Panel Discussion: Wind + Storage: Where are the Opportunities and Why?
There is a growing interest in the opportunities for wind + storage and more RFPs are asking for wind + storage bids. So, what is the future of wind + storage, how significant will it become and how quickly is the market going to grow? This session will address these questions and consider the following:
What are the different strategies for deploying wind + storage?
What is the range of product offerings and value streams that might be compensated and get traction in the market?
What does the storage cost curve and wind + storage economics look like?
What is financeable and what are the financing structures?
Will wind + storage become a requirement in the future?