This course, presented by Robert N. Freedman of Shearman & Sterling LLP, will discuss the current state of financing large scale wind and solar projects in the United States. The program will go beyond a discussion of standard financing structures and go in-depth on more advanced matters such as modernization of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA reform), the impact of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s December 2019 order involving PJM and the Minimum Offer Price Rule (the “PJM MOPR” decision), the current state of tax incentives, and battery storage. Attorneys who watch this course will walk away with an understanding of how to finance large scale wind and solar projects and pending regulatory reforms.
Review standard financing structures for wind and energy projects
Discuss the latest developments surrounding PURPA reform
Examine the impact of the PJM MOPR decision
Survey the current state of tax incentives
Robert Freedman is co-head of the firm’s Energy Group and a partner in the Project Development & Finance practice.
He focuses on finance and development, asset acquisitions and dispositions, and complex work-outs and restructurings of infrastructure assets across the breadth of infrastructure sectors, including power, renewables and sustainable development, and transportation.
Robert’s clients include major corporations, private equity and other institutional investors, banks, and financial institutions.
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