SunSpec PV Finance Conference and Solar Asset Symposium, held in conjunction with Intersolar North America 2015, is the key forum addressing cross-cutting PV technology-, asset- and finance topics. For the 5th consecutive year, key leaders will gather to interact with participants and gain fresh finance insights needed to tackle next year’s finance opportunities beyond policy and securitization.

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PV Finance Conference V, July 13th

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SunSpec calls them mega-challenges: fast growth, changing regulatory policy, the end (or not) of tax equity, changing business models and grid technology. The Edison Electric Institution calls them “disruptive challenges.” However described, these trends are shaping today’s Distributed Energy industry.

This four-part treatment of today’s solar business and finance market will tease out how some in the industry are turning mega-challenges into mega-opportunities. Now in its 5th year, the PV Finance Conference is where expert keynote speakers from banking, market researchers, national laboratories, leading developers, originators, financiers and standards bodies will engage with panelists and participants to discuss the current market and new trends in solar finance.

Focus and Topics Discussed

  • Next steps in solar securitization
  • Next solar finance innovations
  • The cost and availability of capital and tax equity
  • ITC evolution 2015 to 2018
  • Emerging standards
  • The role of policy and the risk premium for solar PV in major markets comprising residential, commercial and utility scale
  • The impact on cost of capital of new to solar funding vehicles such as asset backed securities, Yield Co’s and bond funds
  • Business model implications of regulatory policy changes across the nation
  • New technology
  • New ancillary services and business models enabled by smart grid developments

Conference Audience

  • Investors
  • Solar Project developers
  • Utilities, Commercial Banks
  • Regulators
  • Lenders
  • Asset Managers
  • EPC’s
  • Equipment Suppliers
  • PV Finance

High Level Agenda

  • Part 1: Where is the Market? Challenges and Opportunities, Analyst and Investors Perspective PV Finance
  • Part 2: What’s Next, Residential and Commercial Originators and Project Developers Speak PV Finance
  • Part 3: The Cost of Capital: Financiers Speak – Syndication and Securitization PV Finance
  • Part 4: Future Finance Roadmap: Policy Risk & ITC, New Business Opportunities Smart Grids and Demand Response Ancillary Services

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Solar Asset Symposium V, July 14th

photo_pv_commercial_sunpower_sunset_2005_high_0The U.S. installed base of solar assets grew beyond 20GW (SEIA Q1 2015) and much of the solar industry focus is now shifting from the gold rush stage of new assets to the development of strategies to optimize the installed base of solar assets.

The SunSpec Solar Asset Symposium is where expert keynote speakers from market researchers, national laboratories, world class asset operations and management providers, leading service providers, independent engineers, financiers and standards bodies will engage with panelists and participants to discuss trends shaping the market.

Focus and Topics Discussed

  • Best practices
  • Innovations and new skills needed for solar asset management, financial services, and solar operations and management to optimize performance, financial returns, and portfolio valuation of the installed base of solar assets
  • Business model implications of secondary asset sales
  • New technology
  • New ancillary services and business models enabled by smart grid developments and storage

Symposium Audience

  • Asset Management
  • Operations and Management Providers
  • Asset Management Software Providers
  • Investors
  • Solar Project developers
  • Utilities
  • Commercial Banks
  • Regulators
  • Lenders
  • EPC’s
  • Equipment Suppliers

High Level Agenda

  • Part 1: The Solar Asset Symposium: The Challenge, The Opportunity; Market overview and Key Note
  • Part 2: The Solar Asset Symposium: Data Drives Out Risk and Optimizes Return
  • Part 3: The Solar Asset Symposium: World Class O&M and Emerging Standards
  • Part 4: The Solar Asset Symposium: The Road Ahead, Business Opportunities, Smart Grids, Storage and Investor Perspective

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