Infocast Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit

02 February 2011 San Diego, CA Past Event

Location

Rancho Bernanrdo Inn
San Diego, CA

Agenda

February 2-4, 2011
Foley was a proud sponsor of the the 10th annual Infocast Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit, February 2-4, 2011 at the Rancho Bernanrdo Inn in San Diego, California. The conference is a draw for the wind industry's leading project developers, lenders, investors, and financial innovators.

On February 2nd at the Pre-Summit Workshop, Foley's Jim Tynion and Elizabeth Hanigan presented "Negotiating Your Power Purchase Agreements." In this session, Tynion and Hanigan discussed lessons learned in the developing power purchase agreement market including:

  • Status of offtake market
  • Trends affecting PPAs
    • State mandates, national RES, and climate change legislation
    • Demand
    • State commission approvals
  • Utility participants - willing or not so willing
  • Municipal and public utilities
  • Updates on terms, conditions, pricing, and security
  • Joint ventures and utility purchase options
  • Merchant market update and interplay with transmission issues

On February 3rd, Jim Tynion served as moderator for the session "New Market Realities." In this session, panelists discussed many of the recent trends in the wind project market, including the new market realities for wind power project financing in the post-Cash Grant world, the M&A deal flow, the impact of low power and natural gas prices on development, the new turbine market, and how all of this will impact the environment for the wind power projects industry in 2011 and beyond.

To learn more about this and other Infocast events, please visit http://www.infocastinc.com/index.php/conference/wind11.

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Infocast Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit

Location

Rancho Bernanrdo Inn
San Diego, CA

Agenda

February 2-4, 2011