AG CO-FOUNDER JAMES SPANO TO SPEAK AT MIDWEST SOLAR EXPO
Wed Jun 17, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM CDT / 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Your local time (45 Min)
PANEL: The Future of Finance: Old Methods, New Models
Contract lengths for commercial/utility PPAs are getting shorter and hedges are becoming more consequential. Corporate and utility off-takers are demanding shorter contracts. Is there a future for "merchant" solar in the Midwest? Can the solar industry count on wholesale markets to support the tail end of their projects? Why is it so difficult to finance an Energy Performance contract?
Wed Jun 17, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CDT / 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Your local time (45 Min)
ENERGY STORAGE FORUM: Going Gridless: Solar + Storage Systems
Solar + Storage home solutions are on the rise in the wake of the devastating wildfires in California. Sunrun reports that a quarter of their new solar customers in California are opting for a system with batteries, in part because of their Self-Generation Incentive Program. The time for climate resilient growth has arrived - how should your company prepare? As behind-the-meter batteries become more cost-effective, will we see sweeping grid defections? Or will real-time pricing entice customers to build more dynamic relationships with their electric grid?
AG CO-FOUNDER JOE TASSONE TO SPEAK AT MIDWEST SOLAR EXPO
Tue Jun 16, 10:05 AM - 10:25 AM CDT / 11:05 AM - 11:25 AM Your local time (20 Min)
FAST TALK: Land Origination for Solar Development
Project Development companies often struggle with needing to rapidly grow while keeping costs and quality in line. Finding good properties for solar development is the foundation of the development process. You need a plan that is executable, with cogent processes to develop property -- from choosing the right location, to doing the upfront proper due diligence and negotiating with stakeholders, in addition to understanding compliance and permitting issues. The audience will get a clear understanding of the many tasks involved in originating great solar projects, and what it truly takes to get solar from concept to construction.