As the distributed energy industry matures and is viewed as another established energy sector, expectations for its performance and the related risks change. Power purchase prices and government incentives are decreasing, prompting changes in capitalization and increasing risk. Long term project management and accountability has become a significant focus; again evolving processes and increasing risk. Local governments are now expressing concern regarding legacy facility responsibility and decommissioning; increasing risk.
- These risks can be managed with innovations in capital structuring, tax credit management, insurance, and legal processes which you can learn from these experts:
- Capital Structures to Manage Distributed Generation Risks – Clayton Summers, Senior Vice President for Renewable Energy Finance, United Community Bank
- Managing Distributed Generation Project Tax Credit Value – Jonathan Gross, Director of Business Development, Monarch Private Capital
- Insurance Structures to Manage Distributed Generation Risks – Jessica Medlin, Vice President, ECM Solutions
- Legal Structures to Manage Distributed Generation Risks – - Larry Ostema, Partner and Co-chair Nelson Mullins Energy Industry Group