Join the discussion with an interactive forum of industry professionals directly involved in the financing of performance contracts from energy services companies (ESCOs), utilities, and financiers. Panelists will discuss best practices, challenges in financing, lessons learned, and innovative approaches with different contract mechanisms, including energy savings performance contracts and utility energy service contracts. Bring your questions and topics for discussion.
Peter Flynn, Managing Partner, Bostonia Partners
Natasha Shah, VP of Government Strategy, NAESCO
Joseph Bonnin, Vice President, Finance, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
Karen Gierhart, Managing Director, Energy Services, Bank of America
Dan Harsh, Senior Director, Project Finance, Energy Systems Group
Upon completion of this session attendees will:
- Identify how interest rates are established for financed energy projects;
- Identify how current market trends are affecting the financing of performance contracts;
- Identify how ESCOs and utilities interface with financiers and some of the challenges each faces in financing performance contracts; and
- Identify what the government can do to reduce financing costs for energy projects.