Maximizing Payoffs for Commercial Distributed Generation Projects

Thursday, October 25th, 2012, 8:00am-10:30am San Francisco / Streamed Panel Discussion: 8:30am - 10:00am San Francisco / 11:30am - 1:00pm New York / 5:30pm - 7:00pm (Paris-Frankfurt)

Meeting in San Francisco

     Over the past few months Agrion has hosted discussions focusing on financing utility-scale solar projects as well as the promising residential solar market, and now is the perfect time to discuss commercial solar, another fast growing segment of the solar industry. Between 2010 and 2011 the total capacity of nonresidential systems installed increased by 132%.

 

Join us as we hear from industry leaders as they discuss market trends and overcoming barriers to growth in the commercial solar market segment.

 

Topics of Discussion will include:

 

 

 

Financing and Project Bankability

 

  • What federal, state, and local tax credits and incentives are available?
  • What utility or other commercial rebates are available?
  • Is a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) the best financing option?
  • ROI for commercial investors
  • Commercial solar leasing and community investing
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of PPAs versus Leases?
  • Does your Solar Developer have an established and strong financial base?

 

 

 

Customer Acquisition

 

  • Identifying key market sector
  • Selling ROI
  • Marketing solar: What works?

 

 

 

Technology

 

  • Choosing the right equipment for the job: Latest and Greatest vs. Tried and True
  • Developing strategic partnerships with manufacturer
  • Looking forward: Exploring new industry trends

 

Speakers:

 

  Sunwize, Kevin Cunningham, Chief Financial Officer

 

 

 

  Albion Power, Charles Adams, CEO/President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Bosch Solar Energy, Helen Park, Director- Sales

 

 

 

 

Moderator:

 

 

 

  Rottman Associates, Mary Rottman, Principal

 

 

 

 

 

Location:

The Hearst Building - 5 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

 

 

Attendees list
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Albion Power Company, Inc.
CEO/President
Tioga Energy
Director, Direct Sales
NRDC
Policy Analyst
ADP
Responsable optimisation énergétique
Strategen
Director of Operations & Development
Goodin MacBride
Partner
Northeast Utilities
Manager, Emerging Technologies
SunWize Technologies
CFO
HelioPower
Senior Director - Project Finance
EmPower Solar
Commercial Acct Mgr
Mosaic
Relationship Marketing Specialist
Silevo Solar Inc.
Director of Sales
PV Solar Report
Director of Operations
Navigant
Senior Consultant
Stanford University
Professor
Cupertino Electric
Business Development Manager
LDK Solar
Director of Marketing and Business Development, USA and Latin America
Smart Grid Library
Managing Director
Agrion
Community Manager
Trina Solar
marketing
eIQ Energy, Inc
CTO
Facebook
Sustainability
GE Energy
Principal
Alstom
Director - Solar Activity
Bosch Solar Energy
Sr Director of Sales
ROQUETTE
Renewable Energy Projects Development / Carbon Finance
Rottman-Associates
Principal
U.C. Berkeley School of Law
Law Student
Ross School of Business
MBA Candidate
Yingli Green Energy Americas
Associate, Business Development
Switchback Consulting LLC
President
HelioPower
Director, Business Development
CBRE
Vice President
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Speakers
Kevin Cunningham
SunWize Technologies
CFO
Helen Park
Bosch Solar Energy
Sr Director of Sales
Charles Adams
Albion Power Company, Inc.
CEO/President
Mary Rottman
Rottman-Associates
Principal