Sunday, January 24, 2016

Event - Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit

This event will take place on February 9 - 11, 2016, at the Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego, California. This event is the leading wind industry networking and deal making event of the year. Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit offers unique opportunities to connect with the entire spectrum of the wind industry, at the highest levels—developers, yieldcos and yield-oriented vehicles, tax equity investors, lenders, private equity funds and other investors, turbine suppliers, PPA offtakers, customer and more.

This can’t miss event is the place to build new business connections and strengthen existing partnerships.

The Summit will focus on the PTC extension and other critical issues and opportunities for the wind industry, including:

Impacts of the EPA Clean Power Plan on Wind
Long-Term Outlook for Natural Gas Prices and Pipeline Development on Wind Power’s Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE)
Latest on Yieldcos and Yield-Oriented Vehicles
Opportunities and Outlook for M&A
The Latest on Merchant Hedging
The Outlook for Tax Equity and Debt
Looking Beyond the U.S. for Opportunities

Executive Briefings – February 9, 2016

M&A in the Age of Yieldcos and Yield-Oriented Vehicles
Tap into the latest intelligence and insight into the changing market for buying and selling wind power projects in the era of yieldcos and yield-oriented vehicles. Get a penetrating analysis of the drivers shaping the M&A market including who the buyers are, how their stock and portfolio performance will impact acquisition appetite, how yieldcos conduct their due diligence when making M&A decisions, the tax implications of selling to yieldcos, yieldco alternatives and other long-term financing options.

Workshop – February 9, 2016

Wind Project Due Diligence: An In-Depth Look at Technical
Risks and Issues that Affect Your Projects
Join independent engineer AWS Truepower and others as they delve into the many technical risks and issues that can impact the performance and ROI of your wind projects, including:
How to Assess and Mitigate Key Technical Risks
Predicting Energy with Improved Methodologies and from Operational Assessments
Handling Turbine Technology Issues
Forecasting Long-Term OPEX Costs
Moving Past the 20-Year Design Life of Your Projects

Click here for the agenda.
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Green Finance Goes Mainstream in 2016
Green Bonds Emerging as a Major Force in Green Finance
The Green Climate Fund Comes of Age
The Climate Investment Fund's Low Carbon Development
IDB to Double Climate Related Projects
World Bank to Finance More Renewables in the Developing World
Innovative Solar Financing Instruments
Drivers of Green Investment Growth
New Sustainability Focused Finance Instruments
Opportunities in Sustainability Finance Highlighting Renewables & Energy Efficiency
The Panama Papers Highlight the Need for Sustainability
A World Bank Action Plan to Combat Climate Change
European Commissioner for Climate Action Urges Development Banks to Divest from Fossil Fuels
A Large and Growing Chorus is Calling for an End to Fossil Fuel Subsidies

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