Monday, June 19, 2017

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM Opening Networking Reception

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 – DAY 1

8:15 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:45 AM Р9:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Opening Keynote Address
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM Session 1: A New Context for Renewable Energy Markets
Experts will provide an overview of the energy landscape in 2017 and offer prospects for continued growth in the renewable energy sector in the new political landscape.

  • Assessment of how cost declines, lower PPA prices, corporate demand and broader market penetration will continue to drive growth
  • How will the role of state programs evolve at a time of expected reductions in federal policy support for clean energy?
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Networking & Refreshment Break
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Session 2: Tax Equity: Impacts of Tax Reform and Policy Uncertainty
Investors, senior executives and experts on tax legislation will discuss the potential impacts of tax reform and changing corporate tax rates on the tax equity markets, capital stacks, and investor outlooks.
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM Lunch
1:45 PM – 2:45 PM Session 3: The State of Renewable Energy Finance
CFOs and treasurers will provide their perspectives on the state of capital markets, the cost of capital, key market dynamics, and what these trends mean for renewable energy finance and growth.
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM Session 4: Fireside Chat
This fireside chat will discuss high profile efforts by leading investors and executives to capitalize on government-backed research and foster development of the next generation of electricity generation and storage, energy efficiency, and transportation.
3:45 PM – 4:15 PM Refreshment & Networking Break
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM Session 5: Attracting New Sources of Capital
What are the opportunities and challenges in attracting new private capital to the renewables industry? Panelists will discuss new types of sponsor equity in the sector such as pension, retirement, insurance, and international funds, as well as how corporate investment is replacing venture capital funding.

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

5:30 PM – 8:30PM Evening Networking Reception

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 – DAY 2

8:15 AM Morning Refreshments
8:45 AM Р9:00 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Keynote Address
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Session 6: CEO Panel
A panel of CEOs from leading renewable energy companies will provide perspectives on the landscape for project development and financing.
10:45 AM – 11:15 AM Networking & Refreshment Break
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Session 7: Changing Corporate Strategies for Energy Procurement and Management
Even as corporate procurement continues to grow, some C&I customers are viewing energy use as a business enabler and bundling their renewable energy and energy efficiency investments to save money and reduce fossil fuel consumption. Corporates and offerors will discuss strategies for approaching such investments and assess opportunities.
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Session 8: Investing in Transmission Infrastructure and Grid Modernization
This panel will highlight investment opportunities for infrastructure, grid modernization, and energy storage efforts; and address the potential effects of a federal infrastructure initiative.
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Networking & Refreshment Break
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Session 9: Public Equity Markets
Panelists will take stock of the critical public equity markets which have fueled sector growth to date, including insight about types of investors and deal structures.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Session 10: Debt Markets
This panel will review the latest developments, trends and opportunities to leverage debt for project finance and growth. Additionally, speakers will discuss how developers of newer technologies such as advanced biofuels and batteries are leveraging debt for project financing.