Join Us in New York City This Year!

Don’t miss the S&P Global Platts 23rd Annual Financing US Power Conference on October 19-20 at the New York Marriott Downtown Hotel.
 
With compelling topics such as battery storage, Biden’s infrastructure plan, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), and more, you’ll want to meet your peers this Fall at the premiere power financing conference.
 

Attend Live

We are excited to be hosting this event live and in-person and are looking forward to seeing you there.

In keeping with the City of New York’s latest Covid-19 vaccination requirement, we require all in-person attendees to show proof of full vaccination. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, but the health and safety of our colleagues and clients are our priority. Unvaccinated individuals or those who prefer not to attend are encouraged to participate via our interactive virtual platform.

Meeting space is limited this year, so please register early to save your seat!
 

Attend Virtual

If you cannot join us in-person, please register to attend the conference via live stream.
 
For further details, please visit our pricing page.
 

Gain insight from this year's keynote speaker:

Building a Bridge to Bankability for Energy Innovation
Jigar Shah, Director, Loans Program Office, Department of Energy
 
 
  

Networking, bonus content, and more

Do more with your registration. You'll receive access to the conference mobile app for online networking and conference resources prior to the event. Use it to:
 
  • Build your network— See who else is registered, help people find you at the event, chat in the message boards or through direct messages, and exchange contact information digitally.
  • Enjoy extra content—Get Platts market news, conference sponsor digital content, and more leading up to the event. Find out about program updates as they happen.
  • Take it all with you—Use the mobile app to take notes, export them, and share with other attendees. Look up contacts and conversations later. Install the mobile app version for easy access from anywhere.
 

    Early Bird Rate: $1,795
    Full Rate: $1,995

    Register by Friday, September 24 to save $200

    Duration: 1.5 days


    Health & Safety

    The health and safety of our attendees are of utmost importance. S&P Global Platts will follow local jurisdiction and CDC guidelines during this event.

    In keeping with the City of New York’s latest Covid-19 vaccination requirement, we require all in-person attendees to show proof of full vaccination. We regret any inconvenience this may cause, but the health and safety of our colleagues and clients are our priority. Unvaccinated individuals or those who prefer not to attend are encouraged to participate via our interactive virtual platform.

    We are continuously monitoring the situation and will adjust these guidelines as needed. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to keep everyone safe during these challenging times.

    For more information, you will find our commitment to safety in the FAQs.

Agenda

Day 1 Agenda
Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM ET
  • 8:00 AM Conference Registration and Networking Breakfast Sponsored By: Fidelity National Title
  • 8:55 AM Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks
    John Dingle, Partner, Thorndike Landing LLC
  • 9:00 AM KEYNOTE: Building a Bridge to Bankability for Energy Innovation
    Introduction: Mike Spoont, President, ProArch
    Jigar Shah, Director, Loan Programs Office, Department of Energy
    Nick Kapur, Senior Director, Product Management, Global Gas, Power and Energy Transition, S&P Global Platts
  • 9:30 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Financing and the Power Markets—Emerging Trends, Challenges, and Initiatives
    — Biden’s infrastructure plan—How can it impact low-carbon/clean energy infrastructure buildout over the next decade?
    — Gas assets—What is the future of the more traditional power resources as many companies move towards cleaner investment portfolios?
    — ERCOT—What steps are being taken to ensure grid reliability amid this past winter’s unexpected deep freeze?
    — Summer storms and heavy heatwaves—How have weather-related events impacted grid stability?
    — How might the shift towards energy transition threaten grid reliability?
    — Price Risk—With renewable projects on the rise, how can developers/financers track price/revenue risk due to “price cannibalization”?
    — What impact could “price cannibalization” have on renewable buildout?

    Moderator: Mona Dajani, Global Co-Head of Energy and Infrastructure, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
    Julien Dumoulin-Smith, Head of US Power, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Jesse Grossman, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Soltage
    Arun Mitra, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Mitsubishi Power
    Amy Gasca, Global Power Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts
    Travis Kavulla, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, NRG Energy
  • 10:45 AM Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 11:15 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Powering Up Battery Storage—All Eyes on New Investment Opportunities
    — A look at how battery storage is emerging as a mainstream investment asset
    — Which markets are seeing the most movement?
    — Initial financial performance of battery storage projects in ISO markets
    — How is storage interacting with/affecting generation, transmission & distribution, and load assets?
    — What are the implementation pathways to developing these assets?
    — Who is funding the revenue stream? How are deals getting done?

    Moderator: Merrill Kramer, Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP
    Greg Randolph, Managing Director and Head of Investment & Portfolio Management, New York Green Bank
    Mark Repsher, Management Group Member, PA Consulting
    Andrew Gilbert, Partner, ECP
    Josh Prueher, Managing Partner, Chief Financial Officer, Broad Reach Power
    Michael McNair, President, Yes Energy
  • 12:30 PM Networking Luncheon Sponsored By: Munich RE
  • 1:45 PM CASE STUDY: How Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) Will Impact the Power Sector
    — Overview—What is Special Purpose Acquisition Companies?
    — What does the SPAC market look like?
    — How could SPAC affect the greater power sector?

    Dan Foley, Chief Technology Officer, GoGreen Investments Corporation
  • 2:15 PM CASE STUDY: Financing Carbon Displacement
    — Marginal Emission Rates—The metric for achieving carbon neutrality
    — Identification of the most cost effective, carbon minimizing investments

    Richard Tabors, President, Tabors Caramanis Rudkevich
  • 2:45 PM Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 3:15 PM CASE STUDY: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)—How Can ESG Impact Utility Credit Ratings?
    — How ESG factors can influence utility ratings and create more transparency to the power markets

    Gabe Grosberg, Senior Director, Global Infrastructure Ratings, S&P Global Ratings
  • 3:45 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: How is ESG Contributing to The Push for Renewables in the Power Markets?
    — A look at how utilities are shifting their financing strategies to generate funds aimed at clean energy projects
    — Why has the US market’s appetite for green social sustainability bonds nearly doubled in 2020?
    — How can solar fit into the ESG framework?

    Moderator: Chris LeWand, Senior Managing Director, Corporate Finance, FTI Consulting
    David Heyman, Chief Executive Officer, Safari Energy
    John Breckenridge, Senior Managing Director, Head of Clean Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics
    Mark Rostafin, Vice President, Vesper Energy
    Gianfranco Butera, Chief Financial Officer, Enel North America, Inc.
    Additional speakers to be announced
  • 5:00 PM Welcome Back Celebration Reception Sponsored By: Mitsubishi
  • 7:00 PM Close of Day One
Day 2 Agenda
Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 7:30 AM - 12:45 PM ET
  • 7:30 AM Networking Breakfast
  • 8:25 AM Chair’s Review of Day One
    John Dingle, Partner, Thorndike Landing LLC
  • 8:30 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Gas Assets—Securing Their Spot Long-Term in the Energy Transition Mix
    — How may new policies, such as the proposed building decarbonization policy, hinder gas asset growth?
    — What is the appetite for renewable natural gas projects and are investors on board with new buildout?
    — Given expected deployment of battery/solar, accelerated shutdown of coal plants, and continued electrification efforts, can system reliability be maintained without adding new gas generation?
    — If gas fired generation is key to maintaining reliability, what changes in the current PJM capacity market design makes sense?
    — What lessons should be learned about gas generation and reliability from the ERCOT winter “freeze” and the ongoing California tight supply/demand conditions (resulting rolling blackouts)?
    — Is multi-technology deployment (gas/battery/solar) at existing gas sites the best way to bridge reliability and better utilize the existing interconnection rights to facilitate renewables development?
    — If so, what compensation plan incents this type of multi technology development?

    Moderator: To be announced
    Darren Olagues, Chief Financial Officer, GenOn
    Tim Short, Managing Director, Energy Transition, KKR & Co.
    Vimal Chauhan, Managing Director, GE Energy Financial Services
    Christina Scalzo, Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, Vistra Energy
    Steve Zwolinski, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Ethos Energy
  • 9:45 AM Networking and Refreshment Break
  • 10:15 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: M&A—Driving Factors Behind Consolidation
    — The surge of solar and battery storage M&A—How might the impact the energy landscape?
    — How may the solar and storage sectors compare after three years of consolidation?
    — In what way could investors and developers be affected by consolidation?
    — How ESG may play a greater role in the uptick of M&A
    — High demand and valuations for renewable platforms and management teams

    Moderator: Antonio Memmo, Managing Director, Rubicon Capital Advisors
    Jonathan Dickman-Wilkes, Managing Director, JP Morgan
    Patrick Norton, Managing Director, Javelin Capital
    Edward Manheimer, Managing Director, Power and Utility M&A, Morgan Stanley
    Ammad Faisal, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of NYC, Marathon Capital
    Mark Voccola, Senior Managing Director, Infrastructure Group, Ardian
  • 11:30 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: Debt Markets—Access to Debt and Flexible Capital
    — Overview of the most popular sources of debt capital to finance energy and infrastructure in 2021
    — What does it take to access attractively priced conventional debt markets?
    — Flexibility vs. cost—Many factors are to be considered when making this choice
    — Do you need a financial advisor or lead arranger to structure the right debt deal?
    — Prevalence of private credit and other alternative debt sources across energy and infrastructure

    Moderator: Will Marder, Head of Project Finance, Wilmington Trust
    Nazar Massouh, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Orion Energy Partners
    Parag Patel, Vice President, Real Assets, Power and Renewables, Prudential Private Capital
    Carl Morales, Managing Director & Group Head, Power Project Finance, North America, SMBC
    Additional speakers to be announced
  • 12:45 PM Close of Conference

Speakers

John Breckenridge John Breckenridge
Senior Managing Director, Head of Clean Energy Infrastructure, Capital Dynamics
Gianfranco Butera Gianfranco Butera
Chief Financial Officer, Enel North America, Inc.
Vimal Chauhan Vimal Chauhan
Managing Director, GE Energy Financial Services
Mona Dajani Mona Dajani
Global Co-Head of Energy and Infrastructure, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
John Dingle John Dingle
Partner, Thorndike Landing LLC
Jonathan Dickman-Wilkes Jonathan Dickman-Wilkes
Managing Director, JP Morgan
Julien Dumoulin-Smith Julien Dumoulin-Smith
Head of US Power, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Ammad Faisal Ammad Faisal
Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of NYC, Marathon Capital
Dan Foley Dan Foley
Chief Technology Officer, GoGreen Investments Corporation
Amy Gasca Amy Gasca
Global Power Managing Editor, S&P Global Platts
Andrew Gilbert Andrew Gilbert
Partner, ECP
Gabe Grosberg Gabe Grosberg
Senior Director, Global Infrastructure Ratings, S&P Global Ratings
Jesse Grossman Jesse Grossman
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Soltage
David Heyman David Heyman
Chief Executive Officer, Safari Energy
Nick Kapur Nick Kapur
Senior Director, Product Management, Global Gas, Power and Energy Transition, S&P Global Platts
Travis Kavulla Travis Kavulla
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, NRG Energy
Merrill Kramer Merrill Kramer
Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP
Chris LeWand Chris LeWand
Senior Managing Director, Corporate Finance, FTI Consulting
Edward Manheimer Edward Manheimer
Managing Director, Power and Utility M&A, Morgan Stanley
Will Marder Will Marder
Head of Project Finance, Wilmington Trust
Nazar Massouh Nazar Massouh
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Managing Partner, Orion Energy Partners
Michael McNair Michael McNair
President, Yes Energy
Antonio Memmo Antonio Memmo
Managing Director, Rubicon Capital Advisors
Arun Mitra Arun Mitra
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Mitsubishi Power
Carl Morales Carl Morales
Managing Director & Group Head, Power Project Finance, North America, SMBC
Patrick Norton Patrick Norton
Managing Director, Javelin Capital
Darren Olagues Darren Olagues
Chief Financial Officer, GenOn
Parag Patel Parag Patel
Vice President, Real Assets, Power and Renewables, Prudential Private Capital
Josh Prueher Josh Prueher
Managing Partner, Chief Financial Officer, Broad Reach Power
Greg Randolph Greg Randolph
Managing Director and Head of Investment & Portfolio Management, New York Green Bank
Mark Repsher Mark Repsher
Management Group Member, PA Consulting
Mark Rostafin Mark Rostafin
Vice President, Vesper Energy
Christina Scalzo Christina Scalzo
Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy, Vistra Energy
Jigar Shah Jigar Shah
Director, Loan Programs Office, Department of Energy
Tim Short Tim Short
Managing Director, Energy Transition, KKR & Co.
Mike Spoont Mike Spoont
President, ProArch
Richard Tabors Richard Tabors
President, Tabors Caramanis Rudkevich
Mark Voccola Mark Voccola
Senior Managing Director, Infrastructure Group, Ardian
Steve Zwolinski Steve Zwolinski
Senior Vice President, Strategy, Ethos Energy

Become a sponsor

Download the brochureDemonstrate your strengths, raise your company profile, and maximize your ROI as we bring key industry players and decision-makers to you. At the S&P Global Platts Financing US Power Conference, each sponsor has the opportunity to showcase their products and services, and distinguish themselves from the competition. We offer a full range of opportunities and packages, and can even tailor solutions to suit your needs.

Download our Americas event portfolio brochure to learn more about our events and who attends.

Contact us to start a conversation about your goals and how you can lead the pack as an event sponsor: Martin Falkenberg, Commercial Partnerships Manager, at 617-320-6647 or [email protected].

Pricing

The S&P Global Platts Financing US Power Conference will take place New York Marriott Downtown Hotel, New York, NY on October 19-20, 2021.


Early Bird Rate*
Register by Friday, September 24
Standard Rate*
Register by Monday, October 18
Conference Delegate
(both live and virtual)
$1,795    
$1,995    

* Rates are in USD and are not inclusive of local taxes or VAT.

 

Hotel Room Reservations

If you need to reserve a hotel room, please reference the hotel information and secure booking link that will be included in your registration confirmation email. Please note that S&P Global Platts does not hire any third-party hotel booking agencies to process attendee reservations. You must process your reservation directly with the New York Marriott Downtown to secure the contracted group rate. If you receive a call or email and suspect fraud please report it to our Client Services team through the registration email.
 


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Health and Safety

The health and safety of our attendees are of utmost importance. S&P Global Platts will follow local jurisdiction and CDC guidelines during this event. Currently, we ask attendees to wear a face mask if not fully vaccinated. We are continuously monitoring the situation and will adjust these guidelines as needed. We appreciate your cooperation as we work to keep everyone safe during these challenging times.

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FAQs

How do I register?

We offer three easy ways to register: online, by phone, and by email.

Online: Click here or click any of the "Register Now" buttons
Email: [email protected]
Phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

What forms of payment do you accept?

For this online event we only accept payment by credit card.

What is your commitment to safety for in-person events?

Cleaning & Hygiene

— We will undertake enhanced cleaning before and during our events, working with our venue partners to attain the highest standards of cleanliness.

— We will provide face masks, hand sanitizing stations, personal sanitizing materials, contactless registration, and encourage all participants to regularly wash and disinfect their hands.

Physical Distancing

— We request participants avoid physical contact, such as handshakes and embraces. The exchange of printed materials is discouraged with digital alternatives recommended.

— We will maintain a density of participants in line with local jurisdiction guidelines.

Protection

— Participants are asked to wear a face mask if not fully vaccinated and follow any updated local authority/health department guidelines regarding PPE.

— Participants are asked not to attend if feeling unwell and participate virtually

We will continue to monitor government guidance to ensure the health and safety of all.

What if I am no longer able to attend?

We're happy to transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, up to 2 business days before the event. Requests must be received in writing via email to [email protected] on or before Friday, October 15, and are subject to approval. If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place, you will still have access to the on-demand replay of the event (included with registration). In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable now that the 30-day cancellation deadline has passed.

What if I need to cancel my registration?

If you're not able to attend or send a colleague in your place and do not want to retain access to the on-demand replay and speaker presentations (included with registration), we accept cancellations and provide refunds if received in writing to [email protected] at least 30 days before the event. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable.

To transfer your registration to a member of your organization at no cost, send your request by email to [email protected] up to 2 business days in advance of the event. Requests are subject to approval. For assistance, you may also reach out by phone: Toll Free: 800-752-8878
Outside the US & Canada:
+1 212-904-3070

Are there sponsorship opportunities?

Yes, we offer a variety of standard and tailor-made sponsorship opportunities to fit your marketing and business-to-business needs—and your budget. Please reach out directly to the Business Development Manager for this event:

Martin Falkenberg
Phone: 617-320-6647
Email: [email protected]

Are press passes available?

Yes, we allow accredited media writing on behalf of major industry publications to cover the event at no charge. Please reach out to the contact below for press pass approval.

Karoline Corbett
Email: [email protected]

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